Thistledew Campground

State: Minnesota

Address 2: George Washington State Forest

City: Nashwauk

Phone: 218-254-7979

Open all Year: Yes

Number of Sites: 21

Camp URL:

Full Hook: Yes

About: The campground is considered “primitive,” designed to furnish only the basic needs of the camper. The campsites consist of a cleared area, fire ring, and table. In addition, vault toilets, garbage dumpsters, and water are available.

All sites are on a first-come, first-served basis for a fee.

Thistledew Campground and Day-Use Area features swimming, water access to a great walleye and crappie lake and the Thistledew ATV Trail.

ATV use is not allowed in the campground.

Directions: From Nashwauk take State Hwy. 65 (N) 27 mi. to Co. Rd. 551; turn left (W) 4 mi.