Campgrounds

Fortune Bay Resort / RV Park Fortune Bay Resort / RV Park

1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790

800-555-1714

Our 173 room resort located on Lake Vermilion features a wide variety of room types, including Jacuzzi or fireplace suites. We feature a pool, sauna and whirlpool. The RV Park features 36 sites, including 16 that have full-power hook up capabilities.

Fisherman’s Point Campground

Campground Road
Hoyt Lakes, MN 55750

218-225-3337

15 minutes from the Mesabi Trail - 93 secluded wooded campsites, most on lake shore; Boat Docks, Fishing Pier, Electrical Hookups, Children's Playground, Bike Rental, Fire Rings, and beautiful Paved Hiking and Biking Paths that weave through the woods. Due to COVID-19, camping is currently restricted to residents of the Mesabi East School District. This is a ever-changing situation, call or check the website for updates & changes.

Itasca County Fairgrounds – Campground

1336 Fairgrounds Road
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-326-6470

Picturesque camping "under the pines" at the start of the Mesabi Trail. Amenities available: shower & restroom facilities, laundry, electrical hook-ups, dump station, fishing & swimming lake, walking or biking distance to downtown & restaurants.

Mountain Iron West Two Rivers Campground

4988 Campground Road
Mountain Iron, MN 55768

218-735-8831 or 218-748-7570

Located on West Two Rivers Reservoir 4 miles west of Virginia, 12 miles east of MN Discovery Center, and 1 mile south of the Mesabi Trail. Amenities: 50 sites, showers, flush toilets, picnic pavilion, beach, fishing pier, boat access, volleyball and 18 holes of Disc Golf.

Eveleth Veterans Park on Ely Lake

4392 Miller Trunk Road
Eveleth, MN 55734

218-744-7491

Eveleth Veterans Park on Ely Lake is the perfect vacation spot for tent & RV camping with showers, restrooms, and play equipment. Come enjoy a day in the sun with the kids at our sandy beach.

Gilbert Sherwood Forest Campground


Gilbert, MN 55741

218-748-2221

In the heart of the Iron Range, all campsites offer a spectacular view of Lake Ore-Be-Gone, a huge mine pit lake spanning over 140 acres! A modern "mecca" for water skiers, fishermen, swimmers and divers. Come enjoy the hospitality and beauty, direct access to the Mesabi Trail.

Heritage Park & Campground – Embarrass

4789 Salo Road
Embarrass, MN 55732

218-410-7743 (May -Sept) or 218-984-2084

Hiking & walking trails just steps away, a canoe portage to the Embarrass River and the newest section of the Mesabi Trail. Enjoy a beautiful pavilion for a picnic, or visit the nearby Nelimark Farmstead, Museum and Finnish craft shop. Open May 1 to Sept 30. Following state guidelines for distancing and cleaning procedures.

Biwabik Vermilion Trail Campground

Minnesota 135
Biwabik, MN 55708

218-865-6705 (May to Sept) 218-750-1966 (Feb to April)

Fortune Bay Resort / RV Park

1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790

800-555-1714

Our 173 room resort located on Lake Vermilion features a wide variety of room types, including Jacuzzi or fireplace suites. We feature a pool, sauna and whirlpool. The RV Park features 36 sites, including 16 that have full-power hook up capabilities.

Fortune Bay Resort / RV Park
Fisherman’s Point Campground

Campground Road
Hoyt Lakes, MN 55750

218-225-3337

15 minutes from the Mesabi Trail - 93 secluded wooded campsites, most on lake shore; Boat Docks, Fishing Pier, Electrical Hookups, Children's Playground, Bike Rental, Fire Rings, and beautiful Paved Hiking and Biking Paths that weave through the woods. Due to COVID-19, camping is currently restricted to residents of the Mesabi East School District. This is a ever-changing situation, call or check the website for updates & changes.

Itasca County Fairgrounds – Campground

1336 Fairgrounds Road
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-326-6470

Picturesque camping "under the pines" at the start of the Mesabi Trail. Amenities available: shower & restroom facilities, laundry, electrical hook-ups, dump station, fishing & swimming lake, walking or biking distance to downtown & restaurants.

Gilbert Sherwood Forest Campground

Gilbert, MN 55741

218-748-2221

In the heart of the Iron Range, all campsites offer a spectacular view of Lake Ore-Be-Gone, a huge mine pit lake spanning over 140 acres! A modern "mecca" for water skiers, fishermen, swimmers and divers. Come enjoy the hospitality and beauty, direct access to the Mesabi Trail.

Heritage Park & Campground – Embarrass

4789 Salo Road
Embarrass, MN 55732

218-410-7743 (May -Sept) or 218-984-2084

Hiking & walking trails just steps away, a canoe portage to the Embarrass River and the newest section of the Mesabi Trail. Enjoy a beautiful pavilion for a picnic, or visit the nearby Nelimark Farmstead, Museum and Finnish craft shop. Open May 1 to Sept 30. Following state guidelines for distancing and cleaning procedures.

Eveleth Veterans Park on Ely Lake

4392 Miller Trunk Road
Eveleth, MN 55734

218-744-7491

Eveleth Veterans Park on Ely Lake is the perfect vacation spot for tent & RV camping with showers, restrooms, and play equipment. Come enjoy a day in the sun with the kids at our sandy beach.

Mountain Iron West Two Rivers Campground

4988 Campground Road
Mountain Iron, MN 55768

218-735-8831 or 218-748-7570

Located on West Two Rivers Reservoir 4 miles west of Virginia, 12 miles east of MN Discovery Center, and 1 mile south of the Mesabi Trail. Amenities: 50 sites, showers, flush toilets, picnic pavilion, beach, fishing pier, boat access, volleyball and 18 holes of Disc Golf.

Biwabik Vermilion Trail Campground

Minnesota 135
Biwabik, MN 55708

218-865-6705 (May to Sept) 218-750-1966 (Feb to April)

Funding Source

The Mesabi Trail™ has been funded in part by the LCCMR and the Minnesota Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund.