Birch Lake Campground and Day-Use Area 

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Birch Lake Campground and Day-Use Area

Forest Road
Melrose, MN 56352

From Melrose take Co.Rd. 13 north 5.5 mi. to Co. Rd. 17; turn right (east) 1.5 mi.; turn left (north) 2 mi.; turn right (east) on forest road.

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The campground features 24 shaded drive-in sites campsites, five walk-in campsites and a group camp located near Big Birch Lake, a boat landing, vault toilets and a hand pump for drinking water. Motorboats are allowed on the lake and noise could be a factor on the weekends for campers. All regular sites are first come, first served. The group camp is reservable.
Big Birch Lake is known to be an ideal habitat for panfish, crappie, small mouth bass, northern pike and walleye.


Phone 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.


Group camps: $50.00 per group per night (tax included). Group camp reservable- call (320)616-2525. Vault toilets are located at the sites. No showers or flush toilets.

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