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ECHO LAKE (MINN), MN
part ofSuperior National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Thu Oct 15 2015 Season Dates
OverviewEcho Lake is located on the west end of the Echo Trail, a remote country road that traverses through the heart of the western Superior National Forest. This quiet campground where the sounds of birds and the wind are often heard, is a peaceful alternative to the hustle and bustle of the area's resort scene. A variety of campsites, activities and amenities offer a comfortable stay for RV, trailer and tent campers.
Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota's arrowhead region, is comprised of three million acres. The forest spans 150 miles along the United States-Canada border. Visitors can find recreation opportunities year-round, including travel in the famous Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
This campground is on the south shore of the 1,222-acre Echo Lake and is surrounded by a mix of aspen, balsam, spruce, maple and pine trees, which provide ample shade.
Echo Lake is a popular fishing spot for walleye and northern pike, panfish, black crappie, white sucker and yellow perch also living in the lake. The surrounding national forest offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, including hiking in secluded woodlands and canoeing in pristine lakes and rivers.
The campground provides 24 sites, with eight reservable sites (1 group site and 7 standard sites) and 16 first come-first served. The sites are non- electric and amenities include vault toilets, solar powered water, tables, an amphitheater, garbage service, campfire rings.
Possible day trips from the campground include Voyageurs National Park, Crane Lake, Vermillion Falls, Echo Lake Trail (1.5 miles) and Echo Lake Hunters Walking Trail (10 miles).
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Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Orr, Minnesota, take St. Louis County Road 23 for 16 miles to Buyck. At Buyck, County Road 23 turns into County Road 24. Continue on County Road 24 for 4 miles to the Echo Trail. Turn right onto the Echo Trail and continue 0.8 miles to the Echo Lake Campground.
Mailing Address:ECHO LAKE (MINN)