Hipcamp host Blake R.
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Camp Palustria is on the edge of a beautiful marsh within 75 feet of a trout stream. It is about 1000ft off of the Superior Hiking Trail. Campsite includes fire pit with grill, table, and composting outhouse. I might provide a couple logs for you, but be ready to bring your own wood.

Trembling Gardens is my five acre swamp camp paradise in the rural suburb of Rice Lake. I am

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Camp Palustria is on the edge of a beautiful marsh within 75 feet of a trout stream. It is about 1000ft off of the Superior Hiking Trail. Campsite includes fire pit with grill, table, and composting outhouse. I might provide a couple logs for you, but be ready to bring your own wood.

Trembling Gardens is my five acre swamp camp paradise in the rural suburb of Rice Lake. I am currently developing the land as a personal off-grid summer home camp. My personal camp is also on the property, The camp is less than 20 minutes away from downtown Duluth and Canal Park.

The camp is about a 600ft trail from the road where you'll park. The first 400ft of the trail is very swampy especially if it has rained recently. Knee-high rubber boots will more than likely be required.

NEW in 2018 There is now a boardwalk through the first quarter of the swamp trail. Now it is 10 acres for more privacy and wetlands to explore
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
1 bookable site
Access
Walk to listing
Group sizes
Up to 5 people per site
No potable water
Bring your own water, purify from river or stream
Fires allowed
Fire ring, fire ring w/ grill
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No showers
Pack it out
Picnic table available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Blake a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
Forest
River, stream or creek
Wetlands
Beach
Cave
Desert
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Snow sports
Wildlife watching
Boating
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Surfing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling

Places to see near Trembling Gardens

Amnicon Falls State Park
Amnicon Falls State Park
19 miles way Explore
Jay Cooke State Park
Jay Cooke State Park
21 miles way Explore
Pattison State Park
Pattison State Park
23 miles way Explore
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Gooseberry Falls State Park
33 miles way Explore
Moose Lake State Park
Moose Lake State Park
44 miles way Explore
Tettegouche State Park
Tettegouche State Park
49 miles way Explore
Savanna Portage State Park
Savanna Portage State Park
51 miles way Explore
George H. Crosby Manitou State Park
George H. Crosby Manitou State Park
61 miles way Explore
Banning State Park
Banning State Park
62 miles way Explore
Bear Head Lake State Park
Bear Head Lake State Park
63 miles way Explore
Big Bay State Park
Big Bay State Park
65 miles way Explore
St. Croix State Park
St. Croix State Park
67 miles way Explore
McCarthy Beach State Park
McCarthy Beach State Park
71 miles way Explore
Temperance River State Park
Temperance River State Park
72 miles way Explore
Superior National Forest
Superior National Forest
73 miles way Explore
Copper Falls State Park
Copper Falls State Park
76 miles way Explore
Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway
Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway
82 miles way Explore
Father Hennepin State Park
Father Hennepin State Park
84 miles way Explore
Schoolcraft State Park
Schoolcraft State Park
85 miles way Explore
Scenic State Park
Scenic State Park
90 miles way Explore
Cascade River State Park
Cascade River State Park
91 miles way Explore
Mille Lacs Kathio State Park
Mille Lacs Kathio State Park
94 miles way Explore
Wild River State Park
Wild River State Park
98 miles way Explore

The vibe at Camp Palustria

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Hipcamper Cody
Cody K.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
August 21st, 2017

The campsite is okay and is exactly as listed. However, we were not warned that the "hike" to the campsite consists of walking a quarter mile through mid-calf deep mud. So, bring some high boots if you decide to book. Also, be careful of bears...

Hipcamper Elena
Elena Y.
recommends this listing.
September 4th, 2018

The site is as described, including the boardwalk over the muddy sections. We got in an hour after dark and still didn't have trouble finding our way, so the directions Blake sends are definitely clear! Can't comment on most of the site since we came in late at night and left early the next morning. One thing to note is that we were coming in after a rain, and the trail to the site has tall grass growing next to it, so our pants got a pretty good soaking even though the ground wasn't muddy.

Hipcamper Kayla
Kayla C.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
October 1st, 2018

Campsite was good. Walking to the site was fine on the boardwalk. I didn't stay long enough to explore any trails that were nearby.

Camp PalustriaCamp Palustria
Property
Trembling Gardens
State
Minnesota
$15/night
1 Site