BWCA Campsite 1583 on Basswood

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Status:
Open/Potential

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Latitude:
48.0415

Longitude:
-91.70141

# of Ratings:
2

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Permit availability information from Recreation.gov
 
 
On 8/10/2020 11:55:16 AM, KBenson said:
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Visit Date:
8/5/2020

This is a nice site for shelter from busy traffic in Pipestone. Feels like the entire bay is your private lake. Only saw three groups pass by to/from Jackfish Bay during our 4 days. Smaller landing to the West of the site, otherwise mostly rock shore. A good central location to take small trips either direction. Early August and I don't think we had a single mosquito bite. Sheltered from higher winds from the South and East.
On 12/26/2018 7:53:27 AM, jhepp said:
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Good spot to stop on a route. Can be seen in video in link (second site). https://youtu.be/dq-q4D5Dz_8 Great views, ok fishing. Would be fairly unprotected if a hard west wind kicked up, but we had good weather. Good for smaller groups. Troll the weed lines in the side bays for pike.
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Kitchen
Kitchen by KBenson
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