BWCA Campsite 1249 on Knife

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Status:
Open/Potential

Lake:

Latitude:
48.07063

Longitude:
-91.28203

# of Ratings:
4

Avg Rating:

Avg Good Tent Pads:
3

Avg Max Tent Pads:
4
Date:
Permit availability information from Recreation.gov
 
 
On 11/24/2018 11:04:00 PM, flynn said:
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Good Tent Pads:
3

Max Tent Pads:
4

Visit Date:
9/12/2018

With a big open spot for 3-4 tents, this site is good for groups. I noticed it had been abused, when I went to find a spot to hang my hammock (2, maybe 3 hammocks possible btw) and found spots where branches had been cut off live trees. I felt bad for hanging on the tree but it seemed healthy despite the butchery. There's a bit of a climb up to the latrine but it's not too bad, and if you keep going you can get a nice view of the lake. Bald eagles calling out in the morning during my travel out day made me want to stay in the BWCA for just one more day, but thunderstorms were coming for our last 2 days so we decided to leave early. Decent site, just feel bad about the abused trees.
On 6/6/2018 4:28:00 PM, twincitiesjesse said:
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7/6/2017

Landing is rocky. Campsite is well above landing, and catches the wind easily, especially the firepit area. Tent area is huge (good for groups) but was a little soggy when we where there from recent rain. Paths from camp lead to nice views.
On 2/12/2016 11:40:13 AM, halvorson.christopher said:
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On 5/17/2012 8:51:59 AM, Ben Strege said:
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Good Tent Pads:
3

Max Tent Pads:
4

Visit Date:
4/28/2012

The tent pad area is a big, open, level area. There is a good swimming rock in front of the campsite. The landing is average - not hard to get too, but not easy, either. The kitchen has a large seating area. There is not much shade at the campsite. As a bonus, there is a short trail up to an overlook with a great view of the lake.
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Knife Lake Campsite #1249
Knife Lake Campsite #1249 by Ben Strege
4/28/2012
Knife Lake Campsite #1249
Knife Lake Campsite #1249 by Ben Strege
4/28/2012
Knife Lake Campsite #1249
Knife Lake Campsite #1249 by Ben Strege
4/28/2012
Knife Lake Campsite #1249
Knife Lake Campsite #1249 by Ben Strege
4/28/2012
Knife Lake Campsite #1249
Knife Lake Campsite #1249 by Ben Strege
4/28/2012
Knife Lake Campsite #1249
Knife Lake Campsite #1249 by Ben Strege
4/28/2012
Knife Lake Campsite #1249
Knife Lake Campsite #1249 by Ben Strege
4/28/2012
Knife Lake Campsite #1249
Knife Lake Campsite #1249 by Ben Strege
4/28/2012
Knife Lake Campsite #1249
Knife Lake Campsite #1249 by Ben Strege
4/28/2012

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