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Deep_Sinker

Camping sites

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Does anyone know of any nice campgrounds with tent sites on a lake with access to the Whitefish chain or Gull Lake? I'm trying to plan a weekend of boating/lounging/playing in the area mid-July and want to be able to cruise around, stop and have a meal/drink, etc.

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Thanks Brittman! Do you know if you can leave your boat in the water overnight here or if they have campsites on the water? How about a swim beach?

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The federal campground in crosslake is nice. But might be booked up. They have lake access and great beach. The Gull lake campground is nice but I think you have to trailer your boat. Leech and Cass lake have some excellent Federal campgrounds if you want to go a little further.

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Thanks for the info...I will be looking into both of these.

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Deep Sinker, Yes you can leave your boat in the water at the Gull Camp ground. Most people tie up rite above the damb at the canoe portage. As for a beach, they gots a real nice sand beach and grills and tables rite there for lunch.

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Any other camp sites around? Both the Gull Lake and the Cross Lake sites are full. I am looking for the second weekend in July...

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I am pretty sure that the crosslake(army corp. of engineer campground has a first come first serve basis on many of there tenting sites. I have camped there this way many of times. As long as you don't get up there at 10pm friday night you should be fine. Great place to camp!! Good Luck!

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The Army corps site in crosslake does have some they have to leave for 1st come 1st serve. But it does leave open the possibility that you may be SOL. I have done this many times before and never had a problem but I usually go early Friday to make sure I am OK. Good Luck!

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