Little Isabella River Campground is a small, secluded campground in a grove of red and white pines in the central part of Superior National Forest, just 4.5 miles west of Isabella, Minnesota. This is a great campground for campers seeking a quiet spot in the woods and anglers interested in fishing the Little Isabella River.
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 is a small facility with six first come first served campsites, and five reservable campsites. All sites are private and close to the water. Trash collection and restrooms are provided.
Little Isabella River Campground and McDougal Lake Campground are closed for the season due to the Greenwood Fire
No campground host on site.
Maximum of nine people per site. There is space for one vehicle and one towed vehicle (such as a boat trailer). Additional vehicles on the site require additional half fee and must park on the spur. No vehicles may park on the grass or where they impede traffic.
For stays greater than 14 days contact the Tofte Ranger District 218-663-8085. Stays greater than 14 days are $420 per season.
Please use facilities provided such as fire rings, tent pads, and latrines.
Dispose of waste in containers provided.
Water faucets are for drinking water only, do not use as wash areas.
Noise limits enforced, respect your fellow campers.
Store your food so wildlife can't get to it. Bears and other animals will eat food that isn't stored securely.
The campground lies among towering red pine trees at an elevation of 1,900 ft. The area is scenic and secluded. Superior National Forest is known for its boreal forest ecosystem, numerous clean lakes, diversity of plants and animals and colorful cultural history.
Numerous outdoor recreation opportunities lie within Superior National Forest's 77 lake access areas, 13 fishing piers, 10 swimming beaches and 22 picnic areas. The forest is also home to three scenic byways.
The Little Isabella River, a small stream with occasional riffles, is a popular fishing spot for brook trout. The surrounding national forest offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, including hiking in secluded woodlands, canoeing and hunting.
Changes and cancellations are allowed up to 48 hours prior to date of arrival.
9620 MN Hwy 1 Isabella MN 55607
For campground inquiries, please call: 218-663-8063
Little Isabella River Campground is located 4.5 miles west of Isabella, Minnesota. From MN-61, turn on MN-1 at Illgen City. Continue for 4.5 miles west of Isabella the campground entrance.