Big Bog State Recreation Area Minnesota

Largest Bog Walk in Minnesota and Fire Tower Lookout

A Sixth Camper Cabin is Now Available at Big Bog!

Camper Cabin 6 has been moved to the park and is ready for use. A reservation to stay in one of our cabins can be made at www.mndnr.gov/reservations or by calling 866-857-2757.

Wetlands of Distinction

The Big Bog State Recreation Area, and the Red Lake Peatland Scientific and Natural Area was recently nominated as a wetland of distinction by the Society of Wetland Scientists.

Visitor Center and Fire Tower hours are:

Sunday-Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm; Friday-Saturday 9:00am-9:00pm

Fire Tower Webcam

Can’t make the trip in person? Check out the view of Upper Red Lake from the top of the fire tower on this real-time webcam.

Year-Round Camper Cabins

Six camper cabins located in the southern unit have electricity and are heated for use year-round. These are rustic cabins with no indoor plumbing. A family-style modern shower/restroom is available year-round at the Visitor Center. Vault toilets next to the cabins are available in winter as well as summer season. A shower building is available for use in the campground on a seasonal basis.

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Minnesota 72 55716
Waskish 56685 MN US
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