Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest

Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest

The Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest location is in Tofte, Minnesota
55615. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Address
Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest
4620 Sawbill Trail
Tofte
Minnesota
55615

Phone number
218-663-7150

Email
info@sawbill.com

Campground information Tofte, Minnesota

Overview

Sawbill Lake Campground has immediate access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a beautiful, peaceful and wild natural feature of Minnesota’s Superior National Forest. The campground acts as a convenient base camp for exploring the nearby wilderness.

Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota’s Arrowhead Region, is comprised of 3 million acres. The forest spans 150 miles along the United States-Canada border. Visitors can find recreation opportunities year-round, including travel in the famed Boundary Waters.

Recreation

This facility draws canoe enthusiasts who seek a quiet and convenient area from which to access the surrounding wilderness. Day and overnight use of the Boundary Waters requires a permit.

The campground concessionaire, Sawbill Canoe Outfitters, provides a one-stop shop for canoeists of all levels within walking distance of the campground. Canoe rentals, permits and guided canoe trips are available.

Campers who wish to spend time relaxing at the campground can fish for northern pike and bass; hike, bike, picnic and attend educational programs.

View recreation guides and maps of hiking trails and canoe routes in the national forest.

Facilities

Sawbill Lake is comprised of two loops with a total of 51 campsites, 27 of which can be reserved (others are first-come, first-served). Campsites can easily accommodate large motorhomes and RVs. Some of the sites offer a partial lake view through the forest.

The campground is equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings with grills, as well as vault toilets, a dump station, drinking water and trash and recycling bins.

Natural Features

Sawbill Lake is nestled in a thick pine forest that gives campsites excellent privacy. Birds and wildlife are abundant, from moose and bear to bald eagles and loons. Wildflowers add bright colors to the landscape in warmer months.

The campground sits on a hill above Sawbill Lake. The 765-acre lake is within the Boundary Waters.

Nearby Attractions

Sawbill Canoe Outfitters maintains a store with showers, laundry, fishing licenses, bait and tackle, ice, grocery and convenience items, canoe and camping gear, rentals and a pay telephone.

Over 1 million acres in size, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness contains over 1,200 miles of canoe routes, 12 hiking trails and over 2,000 designated campsites.

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

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Frequently Asked Questions About Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest Tofte, MN

How do I make a reservation with Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest?

To make reservations at Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest, you can call the office at 218-663-7150.

Where is Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest located?

The Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest is located at Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest 4620 Sawbill Trail in Tofte,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest have tent or RV camping?

Sawbill Lake Campground – Superior National Forest offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 218-663-7150 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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