By Jim Umhoefer
St. Louis County. 18 miles east of Tower. Take Highway 169 east to County 128, then turn south on 128 to the park entrance. Highway map index: M-7.
Note: Woodenfrog, Ash River and Wakemup Bay campgrounds in the Kabetogama State Forest are also managed by Bear Head Lake State Park. For information on these units, contact the Park Office at 218-365-7229.
For many visitors, Bear Head Lake State Park is a stopover on the way to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) wilderness or the millions of acres of Lakeland woods and streams in northeastern Minnesota. But you may discover that this park has just the recreational elements you're looking for. Read more: