Located about 74 miles (119) northeast of Duluth, George H. Crosby Manitou State Park is one of eight state parks that make up Minnesota’s North Shore experience along Lake Superior.
Primary natural features
Undeveloped wilderness make George H. Crosby Manitou State Park a stunning forest and great state park for wildlife viewing. It
Other interesting facts
It was the first campground in Minnesota to be restricted to backpackers only and remains that way today.
About the park
Because of the ruggedness of the park, you’ll want to make sure you come prepared. Amenities are light at this park.
At Park Entrance
The office is not staffed. Park is managed out of Tettegouche State Park.
Within 10 Miles
Grocery store in the village of Finland, about 7 miles from the park.
Firewood: No Firewood for Sale
Per Minnesota DNA: Low impact ethics of camping are encouraged, including use of camp stoves. Campers are asked to have small campfires (if any) and to gather only dead and down wood from areas that are well away from the campsite.
Ice Sales: Not for Sale in Park
Ice is available in the village of Finland, 7 miles from park.
Water is available by hand pump, no showers and vault toilets. For more information about George H. Crosby Manitou State Park, Maps or to reserve a campsite visit the Minnesota DNR.