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Could anyone give me feedback on the following campgrounds on Osakis? Looking to bring the camper up and would like to get some pros & cons for the campgrounds on Osakis.

Linwood

Midway Beach

Two Mile

Head of the Lakes

Thanks.

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Never stayed at any of them, live too close. I think all have decent reputations.

Head of the Lakes is on the NE tip. This will be roughly 10 miles from Osakis, the other 3 will be 2 miles or less.

Linwood is on the E side of the S end, on the main lake.

Midway Beach is on ESE side I believe. I think it's just a little S of Linwood on the main lake.

2 mile is on the W side of Peterson Bay W of the 2 mile point.

The North end you will ALWAYS be able to fish, short of lighting or tornados. Much smaller lake up there, steeper breaks, with lots of weedlines, just a few humps, mostly shore structure, quite a few points. Very few pencil weeds.

Petersen Bay maxes out somewhere in that 9-11' range. A lot of weeds including lots of pencil rushes there & South of there all along the West shore basically to the public landing in town.

Town Bay has a few humps & lots of twisting, turning weedlines. The bulk of that is under 15'.

Miller Bay is similar to Peterson, although it's probably 3 times the size.

The main lake has lots of humps, quite a bit of sand, some rocks on the N & NE sides, lots of pencil rushes & some other weed beds. It also has some points & bigger sand bars. If it's windy it can be rougher than many fishermen want to deal with, although almost never unfishable if you have a seaworthy 16' boat or bigger & don't mind it rough. 25 mph or even 20, you're going to be bouncing pretty darn good, direction won't really matter.

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ive never stayed at any of them, but i have a friend who goes to head of the lakes a time or two each summer and they have had nothing but good things to say about the place ever since the new management took over

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Thanks for the feedback. I've been looking at their websites on line, but it is always nice to get an opinion from others in the area.

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It's been a long time but we use to stay at Head of Lakes. Nice spacious sites that were right on the lake. Not sure if its still like that but it was nice to have nothing between you and lake.

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Head Of The Lakes is a great place to camp or rent a cabin now that they have new owners. Super nice and helpful, plus a bait shop and lounge with great food and special menu items every day. No, I'm not related to the owners, just appreciate a nice resort.

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