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Located just 90 miles north of the twin cities area on I-35

77112 Longlake Road, Willow River

Minnesota, 55795

Wilderness Campgrounds

IS the perfect destination for your perfect weekend get-a-way or that 3 week family adventure vacation you have always wanted!!!!!

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Wilderness Campgrounds

Minnesota's Premiere Camping Adventure!

No Other Campgrounds in Our Area Offers You Such Cost Effective Rates and Full Service Facilities!

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And relax, enjoy all the Natural beauty and solitude that Minnesota's north woods have to offer! From the wild and scenic Kettle River to the shores of our own Long and Wolf Lakes! On site and local public hiking, backpacking, biking and four wheeling trails, tennis courts, hot showers, camp sites that over look Long Lake and the Kettle River! Immediate access to the Willard Munger and Soo Line trail systems! Many, Many local events, State and National park areas near by to enjoy! Two Casinos With in an hours drive! and much, much more!


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Wilderness Campgrounds, Willow River, Minnesota
         Having a wonderful time here at Wilderness Campgrounds is simple. The workforce that runs this campground and the competently operated operations will make you feel glorious. Many folks stay at this campground so they can go to Banning State Park.
Such a glorious pick of attractions and the glorious variety of outdoors recreation will positively have you coming back many times a year. While you're here at Wilderness Campgrounds you will meet lots of folks from nearby Willow River, and it's a wonderful idea to take a stroll through Willow River. Wilderness Campgrounds is extremely well esteemed by  the folks here in Willow River.
Some activities here at Wilderness Campgrounds are hiking and walking trails, river whitewater canoe rentals also fishing boat rentals, swiming beach and playground for the kids so you won’t get bored. In Minnesota you never run out of outdoors most enjoyable things to do.The yearly precipitation here at Wilderness Campgrounds is about average for Minnesota; June is when you get the most rain here while February is typically the driest month.Moose Lake State Park is a delightful spot any time of year, and a good site for whitewater paddling is the world known "wild and scenic" Kettle River. Get your heart pumping in the early spring and summer on the great whitewaters of the Kettle River or year round just fish on the Moose Horn, and there are wet land wildlife walks  here too, The still wild Fox  Lake, connected by a channel to Long Lake is in the vicinity as a canoe or fishing destination!
It's not very good for you to spend all your time indoors; you have to get out of the house every so often; Wilderness Campgrounds in Minnesota is a magnificent place to go. Throughout the warmest time of the year highs here at Wilderness Campgrounds get into the mid 80's. When the night sets in temperatures sink down into the 60's and maybe mid  50's. For the duration of the winter the highs are generally in the 10's with some January, Febuary winter lows in the -20's overnight here at Wilderness Campgrounds. This campground is so magnificent. Near by Banning State Park is a great place to stretch your legs a bit, and hiking is a very popular thing to do around Wilderness Campgrounds with many on site trails; Herubin Truck Trail, the Willard Munger and Soo Line trails are great near by  trails to visit.


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