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Nice park!

Just on the north end of Lake Bemidji. Very wooded, lovely trails. They even have an evening cross... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bemidji, Minnesota

What a treat to visit this State Park. The leaves were just beginning to change ( Sept. 28th) so... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Janelle M
Elizabeth, CO
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An outdoor paradise offering swimming, boating, fishing, biking, hiking and more.
3401 State Park Rd NE, Bemidji, MN 56601-8510
+1 218-755-3843
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just on the north end of Lake Bemidji. Very wooded, lovely trails. They even have an evening cross country ski nights!

Thank majorman2017
Reviewed 2 October 2018

What a treat to visit this State Park. The leaves were just beginning to change ( Sept. 28th) so this week is probably even more beautiful. Loved seeing the headwaters of the mighty Mississippi. We hiked on a well used path along the lake and...More

Thank Janelle M
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Came here with the Winnebago caravan group. Nothing special except the statute of Paul But and Babe the blue ox. The only thing it's good for is to take a picture. You're on your own. Rating... fair

1  Thank Iralgo
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We were driving past on our way into Bemidji. We like MN state parks so we stopped in. The ranger was very helpful and recommended we take a look at the bog. It was an easy fun hike. I had never experienced a bog before....More

Thank fargonative
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The campground was well maintained, the bathrooms and showers were over and above what we usually see in campgrounds. The host was friendly and helpful and the naturalists had tons of activities that kept us all busy. Next time we'll book farther in advance to...More

Thank MarnieR959
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed swimming in the lake. Restrooms are decent for a state park. The swimming area doesn’t get very deep....like I had to kneel to get completely wet and I’m only 5’6. But it would be great for small children! Al in all, we...More

Thank Jenn M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Lake Bemidji State Park is a beautiful place to take a serious walk, a stroll, have a picnic or just sit and enjoy the view.

Thank Betty4697
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Nice campgrounds, some short and midrange hiking trails. The camping offers many well kept tent sites. The staff was pleasant and helpful in planning activities.

Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We had heard the Bog trail in the park was a good place to find Lady Slippers. We were a little late in the season but we manged to find a few. We saw lots of signs of orchids that already bloomed. It was a...More

1  Thank MerryWanderer65
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We have stayed at this campground several times and this summer we were more impressed. The trees have grown over the years so there are more shaded sites, as this is an open view campground (not individual private sites). Check the online camp site information...More

Thank BeeJeh
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Anita R
10 September 2017|
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Response from Ashley W | Reviewed this property |
Yes a very nice one
17 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