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MOSOMO POINT, MN

Photo: MOSOMO POINT
Status: Closed through Wed Apr 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Mosomo Point Campground is located between Little and Big Cut Foot Sioux Lakes in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest. Visitors enjoy the area for canoeing, trophy muskie fishing, hiking and beautiful scenery.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a transitional area between Little and Big Cut Foot Sioux Lakes. The quieter cove is lined with mature red and white pine trees.

The lake is home to a variety of waterfowl and birds of prey, including loons, osprey and bald eagles.

Recreation:

Canoeing, kayaking and fishing are very popular activities at Mosomo Point. Its protected location on the lake provides calm waters away from the big lake, making it an ideal spot for flatwater paddling.

Miles of trails in the area provide great hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and birding opportunities. The Simpson Creek Trail and Cut Foot Sioux National Recreation Area Trail can be accessed nearby.

Cut Foot Sioux Lake is located next to Lake Winnibigoshish, which can be accessed from Cut Foot Sioux. Lake Winnie offers excellent fishing opportunities for walleye, perch and muskie. It is one of Minnesota's premier fisheries. Boating and water skiing are popular activities.

Facilities:

The campground offers single-family sites, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets and hand-pumped drinking water are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host.

Nearby Attractions:

The Cut Foot Sioux Visitor Information Center is located a half-mile from the campground. The center offers interpretive displays, educational programs, trails and area information.

Several resorts in the area offer camping and fishing supplies, groceries and more, and can be reached by watercraft or vehicle.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Dock
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Host
  • Kayaking
  • Lake Access
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Area
  • Recycling
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Ramp
  • Educational Programs
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Visitor Center
  • Water Skiing
Within 10 Miles
  • Bait Shop
  • Camping Supplies
  • General Store
  • Grocery Store
Know Before You Go
  • Fee includes one camping unit (camper, RV, pop-up, family tent) per site; additional units will be charged an additional fee
  • First-come, first-served sites may be available after the reservation season.
  • Click here for more information on the Chippewa National Forest
  • Don't move firewood: To limit the spread of invasive tree-killing pests, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Some states have quarantines and may confiscate your firewood. Please help protect our forests from invasive species by obtaining your firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Visit don'tmovefirewood.org for more information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
47.51833, -94.04806
47°31'6"N, 94°2'53"W

From Deer River, travel north on Highway 46 for 19 miles. Turn west on Forest Road 2190 about a half-mile past the Cut Foot Sioux Visitor Center. Continue to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

MOSOMO POINT
1037 DIVISION ST PO BOX 308
DEER RIVER MN 56636

Phone Number:

Project Office:(218)246-2123