Bemis Hill CampgroundBeltrami Island State Forest
Thompson Forest Road
Wannaska, MN 56761
From Wannaska, take State Hwy. 89 south 1 mi. to Co. Rd. 4; turn left (east) and go 8.6 mi. to Thompson Forest Road. Take the forest road 6.2 miles to Bemis Hill.Get Directions
Located in Beltrami Island State Forest, managed by Hayes Lake State Park. Bemis Hill Campground has two campsites and four horse campsites. All are considered "primitive," designed to furnish only the basic needs of the camper. Campsites consist of a cleared area, fire ring, and table. In addition, vault toilets, garbage cans, and drinking water is available. The four horse campsites have tie rails and a picnic shelter.
Hours & DatesPhone reservations can be made by calling 866-857-2757 (TTY: 952-936-4008) between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily November through March, and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily April through October.
All sites are on a first come, first served basis.
- Open in fall
- Open in winter
- Open in summer
- Hiking trail
- Snowmobile trail (groomed)
Number/Type of Campsites
- Number of sites in horseback camp area: 4
- Total number of campsites: 6
- Total number of campsites available in winter: 6
- Camping accessible to disabled
- Lodge/central building
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Secluded campsites
- State & National Forest Campgrounds