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Split Rock Creek Backpack/Kayak Campsite

Split Rock Creek Backpack/Kayak Campsite

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, MN

Lake Superior Water Trail Low Impact Campsites are primitive sites on a first-come, first-served bases, only accessible by kayak or canoe.

NOTE: This is a Backpack/Kayak Campsite that is a shared use site for paddlers and hikers. This site can be reserved.


  • Single nights use Campsites, weather permitting.
  • First-come — First-served
  • Six paddlers max
  • No automobile overnight parking.
  • Fires are not allowed

Please be courteous to others sharing adjacent sites. The association that set these locations up requests that you leave the campsites as clean or cleaner than as found. Carry out all trash. And please respect private homes and property along the shore.


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