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Winter Romance

My husband and I stayed in a camper cabin last year and we loved it! If you're looking for a quiet... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Drive thru visit

We were staying at the new Lake Vermillion Soudan Mine State Park, but took a drive thru here... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ramsey, Minnesota
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The park's namesake 674-acre lake is a prime spot for eyeing wildlife.
9301 Bear Head State Park Rd, Ely, MN 55731-8037
+1 218-235-2520
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I stayed in a camper cabin last year and we loved it! If you're looking for a quiet space to escape the rush and frenetic activity of your daily life, this is the place. The cabin is plenty big for two people;...More

Thank Coastal43900411413
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the new Lake Vermillion Soudan Mine State Park, but took a drive thru here. Quite a drive in from hwy 1. We were here mid-October and there were a whopping 2 brave campers on-site...good for them! Saw many deer! Some rustic...More

Thank jodymmn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't been to Bear Head Lake State Park in about 20 years. It is still as beautiful as I remembered. We hiked a few trails, despite the snow and cold weather, and were glad we took the time. It was so peaceful and gorgeous.

Thank LMEO
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent time! Stayed in BP #5 which was a canoe-in site or a 1.7 mile hike in. Gorgeous views and nicely secluded. The hike in was long and wasn’t well maintained (lots of fallen trees, rocks, hills) so we rented a motor...More

Thank Kellie L
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Our tour group stopped here for an hour or so just to have a picnic/cookout. A grill was readily available as well as wood to start a fire. Several picnic tables were present. It was a scenic location on a lake and we saw a...More

Thank peterglassman
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We had a great time...the park is fantastic and so clean and pretty. The camp hosts Ron and Joy were the best! They get to know campers and clean up all the sites...making everyone feel so welcome and at home!

1  Thank Renee H
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We had a great tour with a intern from uk and really enjoyed the exhibits and bear viewing. No regrets.

Thank bmac5555
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time camping here. Spacious spots and wonderful hiking. Lakes were beautiful and so many great things to experience

Thank lcacka
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We camped here for five nights and had a great time. Between camping, hiking, swimming, fishing and canoeing we stayed quite busy. We also took the time to visit some of the area's other attractions and were quite happy with every place we visited.

1  Thank Terry W
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We camped here for 3 nights in July and had a great time. The camp facilities are well kept and in good repair. The staff was very helpful when we had questions concerning the park and area attractions. We have a 30FT camper, and between...More

Thank PolkaRandy
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Doun M
4 September 2018|
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Response from Kelly W | Reviewed this property |
The group camping has two outhouses and a hand water pump. Rustic.
Jolene J
7 August 2018|
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Response from Terry W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, but not from mid-October to mid-May.