6 Ice Fishing Campgrounds

6 Ice Fishing Campgrounds

By John Rarity

Discover where ice meets fishing at one of these campgrounds, ideal for breaking into the sport or simply spending time over the water--without the need for a boat.

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Higgins Lake KOA


Higgins Lake was voted the sixth most beautiful lake in the world by National Geographic and offers offers excellent fishing for perch, walleye, small mouth bass and much more.

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Gull Lake Recreational Area


The Gull Lake Recreation Area is near Minnesota's famous Gull Lake chain of lakes. Its known for its well spaced wooded sites, fire rings and many activities--including nearby ice fishing. 

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Stony Point Campground


This campground is adjacent to Leech Lake in a forested area with 100 year-old oak, elm, maple, and ash trees. Enjoy plenty of hiking and fishing opportunities.

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Council Grounds State Park


Located along the beautiful Wisconsin River near the site of Native American encampments, Council Grounds State Park is a favorite year-around destination for water enthusiasts.


NHAL State Forest - Clear Lake Area


Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest (NHAL) is the largest of the state forests. With 223,000 acres, it offers plenty of natural wilderness, solitude and abundant fishing.

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Acorn Valley Campground


Enjoy picturesque views of the nearby 6,000 acre lake. Activities include hiking, hunting and fishing for walleye, wipers, largemouth bass, catfish, crappie and northern pike.

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