BWCA Campsite 893 on Cherokee

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Status:
Open/Potential

Lake:

Latitude:
47.97067

Longitude:
-90.78898

# of Ratings:
4

Avg Rating:

Avg Good Tent Pads:
3

Avg Max Tent Pads:
5
Date:
Permit availability information from Recreation.gov
 
 
On 9/20/2020 9:18:47 AM, cordes.dane48 said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
3

Max Tent Pads:
4

Visit Date:
9/1/2020

Big beautiful site. Consider yourself lucky to camp here. There's a cool spot where you could hang 5 or 6 hammocks all right next to each other. Firewood is never an issue if you paddle a little ways from camp.
On 6/12/2017 7:05:42 PM, skins527 said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
3

Max Tent Pads:
4

Visit Date:
5/21/2017

Open campsite, good view, private bathroom down a ways from campsite. Only reason I didn't give it 4 stars was because campfire wood was scarce. Everything was rotted and further away from camp. But there is a great view of the lake on a rock cliff on the northwest side of camp. We found wood by going to different campsite on lake.
On 9/16/2015 10:36:53 AM, SwenMike said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
2

Max Tent Pads:
6

Visit Date:
7/8/2015

Our favorite site. Has tiny island right by a nicely sloped rock slab landing. Saw about 300 crawdads on that slab around 11pm with our lights. Larger site, with 2 larger openings for tents. Although west opening is more protected. Nice stone lined firegrate, nice log benches. North side has 20ft cliff excellent for star gazing.
On 4/30/2014 3:34:33 AM, cfionthefly said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
3

Max Tent Pads:
4

Visit Date:
7/28/2011

This is a huge site, and you might feel a little lost on it with a smaller group. It has a great landing and has a great ledge and view over looking Cherokee from the West side. You will see a lot of traffic coming from the North, East, and South. Ive stayed here twice now, so it must be a pretty good site.
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Nice Landing
Nice Landing by cordes.dane48
8/28/2020
Hammock City
Hammock City by cordes.dane48
8/28/2020
Firepit view
Firepit view by cordes.dane48
8/28/2020

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