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BWCA Campsite 1626 on Basswood

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Status:
Open/Potential

Lake:

Latitude:
48.09068

Longitude:
-91.58583

# of Ratings:
1

Avg Rating:

Avg Good Tent Pads:
2

Avg Max Tent Pads:
4
Date:
Permit availability information from Recreation.gov
 
 
On 12/1/2021 11:23:54 PM, Ben Strege said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
2

Max Tent Pads:
4

Visit Date:
6/4/2021

Pines with an open feel and a good view. There are two landings. In front of the site is a rock ledge that works well for unloading in calm weather. The ledge is also a great place to sit - just the right height as a seat. The rock ledge is a no-go, though, in wind. In that case, you need to use the muddy creek to the west - and it is muddy. There is a small, sandy beach down the shore. I did not go see if it was good for swimming, though. There is a private beaver pond out back. I believe the beavers moved out a long time ago, but the pond remains. Some people made an effort to upgrade the campsite - built-up stone table and a table lashed to a tree. They should probably be taken down, but they made cooking convenient.
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