The Grand Rapids area offers a variety of campgrounds choices available throughout our area of over 1,000 pristine lakes. The Itasca County area is home to several public campgrounds as well as a wide variety of privately owned businesses offering camping facilities. Camping options range from rustic dispersed recreation sites, to RV pads with full hook-ups. Whether your dream vacation means roughing it under stars and a canopy of pines, or bringing your RV with all of the comforts of home, the Grand Rapids area offers a camping location sure to suit you.
Relax and enjoy beautiful northern Minnesota at the only 4-season resort and campground on Big Jessie Lake. Offering 7 large cabins (ranging from studio to 5 bedrooms) and an RV Park, Jessie View Resort is located 32 miles northwest of Grand Rapids in the Chippewa National Forest.
Cabins include two new 3 and 5 bedroom lakeside cabins that sleep 8-14 people each and offer extra amenities like fireplaces, 3-season porches, 2 full baths, dishwasher, TV with satellite service, A/C and much more. All cabins offer the choice of single beds or king beds to accommodate the changing needs of vacationers each season. The resort is the perfect location for family reunions, family vacations, groups or singles sportspersons or a combination of all the above.
Known for its walleye, Jessie Lake also has abundant populations of northern pike, crappies, sunfish, perch and small and large mouth bass. This medium-size lake is over 65% undeveloped providing excellent fishing and wildlife viewing. The resort amenities include a sandy beach, dock slips, boat landing, pontoon and boat rentals, paddleboats, campground showers, laundry and gift shop. Cabins are winterized and open 4 seasons. Access to groomed snowmobile trails. Campground and recreation building is open May 1 -October 15 each summer season.
Come visit the only resort on beautiful Prairie Lake for a stress-free and restful family vacation. At Pine Acres Resort, our mission is to provide a family vacation hot spot that is based on old fashion family values. This Minnesota resort is beautifully secluded among 13 acres of tall, majestic pines on the Scenic Byway, yet ideally located within a short distance of many modern conveniences such as shopping, dining and all the local attractions. For the business person who tends to do business while away, this resort has wireless high speed internet available free of charge as well as an “Internet Café” outside to enjoy the sun while electronically communicating. Pine Acres Resort offers five lake-front cabins nestled close to shore on well-maintained grounds. All cabins are clean, cozy, have modern bathrooms, fully furnished kitchens equipped with full size appliances, microwaves, coffee makers, toasters and the bed linens are provided. A centrally located store on-site sells wood, t-shirts, candy and ice cream, as well as gas. The recreational area offers something for everyone; game room, horseshoes, tetherball, yard games and not to mention the playground area for the little tikes.
Seasonal RV Park NEW for 2014. Contact us now to reserve your spot. (RV Park is open May 1st-Oct 1st)
A classic year round, northern Minnesota resort on the shores of Bowstring Lake. 13 vacation cabins with full kitchens and ample dock space at the 160-foot fishing dock. Resort amenities include heated outdoor pool and sun deck, lodging with games, book, and snacks, on-site laundry facilities, large children’s playground and kayaks.
Bowstring Lake has long been a favorite year round fishing destination for anglers in search of walleye, crappie, perch and northern pike. Boat rentals, bait and gas are available on-site. Bowstring Shores is located northwest of Grand Rapids in the Chippewa National Forest and is close to snowmobiling and cross-country ski trails for winter enjoyment.
Itasca County Fairgrounds
1336 Third Ave NE, Grand Rapids 218-326-6470
Pokegama Dam & Recreation Area
34385 West Hwy 2, Grand Rapids 218-326-6128
Prairie Lake Campground & RV Park
30730 Wabana Road, Grand Rapids 218-326-8486
Scenic State Park
56956 Scenic Highway 7, Bigfork 218-743-3362
Schoolcraft State Park
9042 Schoolcraft Lane NE, Deer River 866-857-2757
Warba American Legion Campground
17938 Legion Rd, Warba 218-326-6420
White Oak Society
33155 State Hwy 6, Deer River 218-246-9393