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Lake Bemidji State Park

Bemidji, MN
+1 218-755-3843
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Great Campground, Nice Trails

Passing through on the way back to Calgary from a long road trip. What a gem of a park. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cochrane, Alberta
Not to be missed! The headwaters of the Mississippi River AND ...

....wonderful kayaking and canoeing. We didn't bring bikes but others were praising the bike trail... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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An outdoor paradise offering swimming, boating, fishing, biking, hiking and more.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lake bemidji” (12 reviews)
Bemidji, MN
+1 218-755-3843
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Passing through on the way back to Calgary from a long road trip. What a gem of a park. Great trails for hiking/running; and tent sites were really nice. Bemidji is a cool little town at the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Bring a towel...More

Thank traviscummings10km
Reviewed 4 days ago

....wonderful kayaking and canoeing. We didn't bring bikes but others were praising the bike trail that runs through the park. Nice bog walk and interesting signage throughout.

Thank BethanyLeah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice day trip from town with hiking trails and lake access. We didn't stay at the campground, but it looked clean and comfortable.

Thank Tuba-IA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bog walk is always fun with the kids. It is a hike, but well worth the plants and views. The bike trail connects to a larger trail that goes all the way to town on an old railroad track so it is relatively flat...More

Thank 631kristens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick visit. Our one year old enjoyed the slide and the swings at the playground. We had a nice walk along the beach and then did the bog walk. The path to the board walk was wide and fairly smooth,...More

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best state parks in the state of Minnesota. Many things to do. Kayaking and canoeing on the lake. A awesome bike trail runs right through the park. Nice trails and a great bog walk. Campground is nice and really nice...More

1  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We biked to the park from our hotel near Bemidji. The trail is paved and once it the park the passes through beautiful stands of pines. The visitors center offers a nice educational experience. There are a few walking trails that get you out into...More

Thank jes22
Reviewed 11 July 2017

As business takes us through the area often, I've walked across the Mississippi River at least twice a summer these past few years. What fun! It's beautiful getting there, too. Such a lovely park. I am so proud to be from Minnesota.....the land of sky...More

Thank LaDonna01
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Spent two nights at the Lake Bemidji State Park campground. We tented it without electricity or water in lot #92. The lot was very spacious, flat & private. There were a lot of little pesky squirrels so you had to make sure your food was...More

1  Thank MN_Traveler38
Reviewed 18 June 2017

So much beauty and nature. lots to see and do. walking and hiking areas camping close to town. great family fun and adventure.

Thank roamawaywithus
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18 May 2017|
Response from Sid_and_Roxy | Reviewed this property |
I know I saw canoes for rent, their website says they rent the following: Rentals: Bikes, boats, canoes, snowshoes. I don't know what they mean by boats we were there in the Winter. I would suggest calling the park: tel... More
20 October 2016|
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Response from MinnesotaBoy | Reviewed this property |
This is bear country but you are unlikely to see one when visiting. Generally yYou don't really need to be concerned about them when camping, hiking, biking etc.