Hinsdale Island CampsitesKabetogama State Forest
Cook, MN 55723
From Cook take Co. Rd. 24 (N) to Co. Rd. 78; turn right (E) 3 mi. to Co. Rd. 540; continue east approx. 6 mi. to public access.Get Directions
Located in Kabetogama State Forest, managed by Soudan Underground Mine State Park. The 11 boat-in campsites are considered "primitive," designed to furnish only the basic needs of the camper. The campsites consist of a cleared area, fire ring, bear box, primitive toilet, and table. Hinsdale Island is a remote and rustic campsite area, one of only a few boat-in only sites on Lake Vermilion.
Hours & DatesBook an online reservation 24 hours a day. 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. Call Ctr closed holidays.
All sites are on a first come, first served basis, are free, and have a 14 day limit.
- Open in fall
- Open in winter
- Open in summer
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Located on a lake or river
- Lake/river access (boat ramp)
Number/Type of Campsites
- Number of tent-only sites: 11
- Number of tent-only sites available in winter: 11
- Total number of campsites: 11
- Total number of campsites available in winter: 11
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Secluded campsites
- State & National Forest Campgrounds