Bear Head Lake State Park

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Camping & Lodging


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Drive-in Sites

73 Semi-Modern Sites

One campground, in wooded area. Fairly secluded sites.

Electric Sites

45 Sites

One campground in wooded area (two loops in same campground as drive-in sites). Fairly secluded. In winter, a number of electric and non-electric sites remain available for camping.

RV Length Limit

60 Feet

Length measures from front of tow vehicle to rear of vehicle being towed.

Backpack Sites

4 Sites

Located from 3/4 mile to 2 miles from parking area.

Canoe Sites

2 Sites

One of the 5 backpack sites is accessible by canoe. One additional site is accessible only by boat or canoe.

Group Camp

1 Site - Accommodates up to 50 people

Site is located on the east bay of Bear Head Lake and accommodates tents only. Hand pump for water, vault toilet and bear-proof food lockers on site. Camp open through the end of September.


Camper Cabins

5 Cabins

Sleeps 5-6 people; two cabins are wheelchair accessible. Available year-round. Located in campground. Pets not allowed. More information on camper cabins.

Guest House

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Sanitation Facilities


2 Shower Buildings

Both shower buildings are located in the campground. Available mid-May through end of September. Wheelchair accessible.

Flush Toilets

3 Restroom Buildings

The buildings are located in the campground. Flush toilets will be available mid-May through end of September. Buildings are wheelchair accessible.

Vault Toilets


Located throughout the park. Wheelchair accessible. Available year-round.

Dump Station


Available Memorial Weekend through the end of September.