Big Bog State Recreation Area

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Camping & Lodging


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Drive-in Sites

31 campsites

The campground is located along the Tamarac River, just a short distance from Upper Red Lake. There are many docks located in the campground area and are available on a first-come / first-serve basis.

Pull-Through Sites

1 site

Electric Sites

26 sites

All sites are within 100 yards of the Tamarac River.

RV Length Limit

60 Feet

Length is measured from front of tow vehicle to rear of vehicle being towed.

Wheelchair Accessible Sites

2 Sites

These are electric sites.


Camper Cabins

6 Cabins located in Southern Unit

The cabins have electricity and are heated for use year-round with propane heaters. Rustic cabins with no indoor plumbing. A family-style shower/restroom is available year-round at the Visitor Center in addition to the vault toilets next to the cabins. Pets not allowed. More information on camper cabins.

Sanitation Facilities


Located in the campground and Visitor Center.

Shower buildings are wheelchair accessible.

Flush Toilets

Located in the campground and Visitor Center.

Facilities are wheelchair accessible.

Vault Toilets

Located in the campground, camper cabin area, beach area and northern unit.

Facilities are open year-round.

Dump Station