BWCA Campsite 324 on Hanson

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Status:
Open/Potential

Lake:

Latitude:
48.14688

Longitude:
-91.07305

# of Ratings:
2

Avg Rating:

Avg Good Tent Pads:
1

Avg Max Tent Pads:
2
Date:
Permit availability information from Recreation.gov
 
 
On 4/13/2016 12:18:19 PM, Prorecreator said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
1

Max Tent Pads:
2

Visit Date:
5/24/2011

Nice spot above the water, with no other sites nearby. Problem is not a lot of flat ground and only decent site accommodates just a small tent. Nice kitchen. Landing just OK. Little shade, and this would be an issue in mid-summer.
On 5/10/2014 10:39:04 AM, bwbrian said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
1

Max Tent Pads:
2

Visit Date:
7/24/2013

Two stars may be a bit harsh for this site, which does have some nice features, but there are some definite drawbacks. There is only one really good canoe landing spot. There is a fairly large tent pad that could be good, but it is way too close to the fire grate for my taste. The other tent pad is small and would be too tight for anything very large. We actually used this spot, which is perched right along shore and the breeze was wonderful. The site has a lot of smooth rock, which I love, but you are always on a slope, so you'll have to constantly watch your footing, especially after a rain. There is a steep dropoff from the hilside just north of camp that drops to 50 feet within an easy cast and the lakers like to cruise this shoreline.
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Evening calm on Hanson Lake
Evening calm on Hanson Lake by bwbrian
7/25/2013

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