Campgrounds in East Duluth, Minnesota

Campgrounds in East Duluth, Minnesota
If you crave outdoor fun and fitness, Duluth, Minnesota, offers plenty of adventure. Duluth is a four-season city. Each season transforms the area into an entirely new venue to explore. In the warmer months, hike and bike the scenic trails, kayak and canoe the endless waterways, fish and rock hunt along the shores of beautiful Lake Superior. Winter brings a whole new crop of outdoor activities. Hiking and biking trails become stunningly beautiful cross-country skiing and snowmobiling paths. Lakes and waterways change into perfect spots for ice skating and ice fishing. Year-round, Duluth offers limitless entertainment in the great outdoors.

Spirit Lake Marina and RV Park

Nestled in the Northwoods on the St. Louis River, just upstream from Lake Superior, this unique park offers a waterfront setting for both boating and RV enthusiasts. Offering 100 boat slips and 45 pull-through RV sites, all with water and electrical hook-ups, the marina provides an excellent starting point for exploring land or water. Within 500 feet of the marina lies the Western Waterfront Trail. Surfaced with crushed limestone, the five-mile trail winds along the river's edge through cattail marshes and offers hikers a prime view of waterfowl and wildlife. Additionally, the marina lies just an hour from the famous Boundary Water Canoe Area where one can spend a lifetime exploring the wonders of nature.

Spirit Lake Marine and RV Park
121 Spring Street
Duluth, MN 55808
(218) 628-3578

Fond du Lac campground & boat landing

On the beautifully historical St. Louis River and adjacent to the state-run Alex Laveau Bike Route, Fond du Lac offers a gorgeous setting with pull-through sites for RV or tent camping. Next door to beautiful Grove City Park, and just three miles from Jay Cooke State Park with its famous suspension bridge, seemingly endless trails await for all levels of hiking and bird-watching enthusiasts. Additionally, a fishing pier is ready and waiting for those who prefer to relax and try their luck at catching Minnesota walleye. Hot showers and flush toilets are available, and several of the camp sites include a dock with boat tie-up. Please note that no reservations or credit cards are accepted at the campground.

Fond du Lac Campground
Junction Hwy 23 and Hwy 210
Duluth, MN 55808
(218) 749-5388

Snowflake Nordic Center

For winter-loving outdoor enthusiasts, Snowflake offers a full-service cross-country skiing facility. With miles of expertly groomed trails, ski lessons for the entire family, a biathlon range and a warm chalet, skiers of all levels are welcome. During warmer months, the ski trails transform into nine miles of hiking trails. Snowflake is a tent-only campground featuring 25 secluded wooded tent sites with fire rings, tables, restrooms, and showers. Prepare to listen to the sounds of the Northwoods wilderness as you relax in your sleeping bag under the clear Minnesota sky. Moose, eagles, bears, and wolves can all be spotted up in the heart of Duluth on Snowflake's 180 acres of beautiful countryside. No reservations are required.

Snowflake Nordic Center and Campground
4348 Rice Lake Road
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 726-1550

Article Written By Marie Scribe

Marie Scribe has been writing for more than 10 years. Her specialties include copywriting, advertising and editing. She has a journalism degree and extensive experience with business and technical writing. She has been published on and eHow.

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