Description

Fill your backpack to the brim and get to hiking—the campsites at Manitou State Park are only accessible to backpackers. The journey to your campsite will be well worth it, though; most of the campsites sit alongside the fast-flowing Manitou River, while are few sit near beautiful Benson Lake. The sites are scattered along the trail anywhere from .5 to 4.5 miles from the Continue reading...
Fill your backpack to the brim and get to hiking—the campsites at Manitou State Park are only accessible to backpackers. The journey to your campsite will be well worth it, though; most of the campsites sit alongside the fast-flowing Manitou River, while are few sit near beautiful Benson Lake. The sites are scattered along the trail anywhere from .5 to 4.5 miles from the parking lot, so you can pick a distance that suits you.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
21
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Potable water available
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Backpack Campsites.

Forest
Lake
River, stream or ...
Waterfall
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Park
George H. Crosby Manitou State Park
State
Minnesota
Phone Number
218-226-6365
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
47.476° N, 91.095° W
$19/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 21 Sites
(Up to people per site)