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BWCA Campsite 1718 on Bald Eagle

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Status:
Open/Potential

Lake:

Latitude:
47.83856

Longitude:
-91.56529

# of Ratings:
5

Avg Rating:

Avg Good Tent Pads:
2

Avg Max Tent Pads:
4
Date:
Permit availability information from Recreation.gov
 
 
On 7/26/2022 9:27:50 AM, Wongo2 said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
2

Max Tent Pads:
3

Visit Date:
7/15/2022

We elected not to stay at this site because the direction of the wind pushed all kinds of yucky stuff on the surface of the water to the shoreline, making it not a place we wanted to swim. The view is beautiful, however, and we had lunch here. The site is open, with an expanisve rocky shoreline.
On 6/8/2021 11:46:08 PM, motley said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
2

Max Tent Pads:
4

Visit Date:
5/29/2021

LOTS of rocky shoreline, I didn't measure but my guess is 300 feet. Caught fish off the west side bay. Underwater rocks were slimy and slippery. Would have preferred to rate 3.5 out of 5 but that wasn't an option. The site really has a lot to offer, enough space for a large group. Nature made uneven kitchen table. Great view of the lake and big island, short paddle to good fishing. Toilet is about 700 miles back in the woods, stay left when the path forks.
On 9/7/2020 3:45:33 PM, paddle_pilot said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
1

Max Tent Pads:
3

Visit Date:
9/5/2020

Wide open site on large bare rock with great views. Plenty of room to spread out and explore the shoreline. Tent pads are challenged; there's 1 really good pad, and two sub-par pads. Nonetheless we had two large tents and two families on this site over Labor Day weekend. Nice cooking area, but few trees over this portion of the site, so it would be hot cooking during the summer months. Easy food pack trees. Long hike to the latrine.
On 6/8/2020 1:37:39 PM, Jim_in_Omaha said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
3

Max Tent Pads:
4

Visit Date:
6/30/2017

Nice spot, good for a group on the larger side. Good landing and kitchen areas. Good northern and bass fishing nearby
On 4/20/2014 8:00:41 PM, Gavia said:
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Nice view, uneven tent pads
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