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Lake Bemidji State Park

Bemidji, MN
+1 218-755-3843
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Great sites, Camping, hiking and more

So much beauty and nature. lots to see and do. walking and hiking areas camping close to town... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bismarck, North Dakota
Just Visiting

Just wanted to visit the swimming area as our great nephew is coming for a visit this summer. Not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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An outdoor paradise offering swimming, boating, fishing, biking, hiking and more.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“bog walk” (40 reviews)
“campground” (18 reviews)
“bike” (16 reviews)
Bemidji, MN
+1 218-755-3843
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So much beauty and nature. lots to see and do. walking and hiking areas camping close to town. great family fun and adventure.

Thank roamawaywithus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted to visit the swimming area as our great nephew is coming for a visit this summer. Not crowded on a Friday afternoon. Drove through the campground. Sites are not level or big rig friendly as there are lots of low hanging trees. A...More

1  Thank Etexan758
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came from Washington State to bird watch, hike and fish in Minnesota's wonderful state parks. Bemidji was one of our favorites last May so we opted to end our month in Minnesota there this year. There are lots of hiking trails that are mowed....More

Thank Ricaroo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i love everything their and its so nice to just be around nature.but I got a little to close to nature, I FELL IN THE LAKE!! so just be careful some of the docks aren't too safe

Thank ghube
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to wind down after a hectic week. The park camping was busy when we arrived Sunday of Memorial W/E but cleared out quickly. We chilled out and relaxed. Dog walking and reading dominated our time. Lovely area and campground.

Thank Chetspringer61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice park. Clean and well taken care of. Good geocache, different than other state park geocaches. Nice walk thru the bog. Friendly staff.

Thank JW T
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We visited for the weekend. There are several camping spots in their campground, I believe around 90. We mainly stayed at our campsite and along the beach. Tried to do some fishing but didn't get any bites. The beach is nice and wide. They have...More

Thank Angie E
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I love BSP as you can camp, hike, swim, bike, enjoy events, have seclusion and privacy or join the hikes or informational groups. Its wooded with plenty of natures critters and has a sandy beach for swimming plus great fishing. Its not hard to find...More

Thank dying2betied
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Spring: Bog walk with descriptive plant signs. Watch north woods nature. Fishing opens in May. Paved Bike trails You can bike all the way around the lake or through the country side to Walker and points beyond. Summer: Swimming, hiking, biking, fishing, camping. There is...More

Thank Cathey E
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We visited this on our goal of visiting all the Minnesota State Parks. We came to get the passport stamp, the Wildflower Geocache, and complete the Hiking Club Trail. We accomplished all 3 things and more. This is a great park that shouldn't be overshadowed...More

Thank Sid_and_Roxy
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Do they rent fishing boats and if so, do they have motors?
18 May 2017|
Response from Sid_and_Roxy | Reviewed this property |
I know I saw canoes for rent, their website says they rent the following: Rentals: Bikes, boats, canoes, snowshoes. I don't know what they mean by boats we were there in the Winter. I would suggest calling the park: tel... More
Hi all, are there any bear around the lake area? Thankyou
19 October 2016|
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Response from MinnesotaBoy | Reviewed this property |
This is bear country but you are unlikely to see one when visiting. Generally yYou don't really need to be concerned about them when camping, hiking, biking etc.