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seaner

is there a hotel or a campground close to rush lake? lookin to head up early september but do not want to wake up at 3AM to be on the water by 7AM. any info would be appreceiated.

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esoxaddict77

4 hour trip from Forest Lake to Rush Lake, you need to upgrade your vehicle from that horse and buggy to a truck. confused.gif

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Deitz Dittrich

LOL @ Esox... I was thinking the same thing, I assume that he has moved. IT should be a 30 min trip max from Forest Lake to Rush Lake boat access.

To answer the question, I did a mapquest search and found a few hotels in Pine City and North Branch.. those would probably be your closest.

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Harp

There are several campgrounds on both lakes flickabirds Rushmore, Rush lake resort 320-358-4427 etc....Just call Vicki at the Rushpoint store 763-689-1088 for info.or check her website www.rushpointstore.com also has fishing report info.

HARP

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Ferny

Both of those resorts only offer seasonal camping.

Same with East Rush Resort. I don't know if any of them offer tent sites or not. I think they only offer those to their seasonal customers. It only takes me 1 hour to get to West Rush from Stillwater.

Ferny.

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