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Spirit Mtn Campground, Duluth

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I am wondering if any one has stayed there, and what there thoughts are?

We are thinking about heading up int that direction for a long weekend, and Jay Cooke is booked.

Other recomendations are welcome?

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My sister has stayed there in the past. She had good things to say about it. Its not a bad option when Jay Cooke is full.

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I would imagine it, like most campgrounds, fills up every weekend as well. Any one know or have a feel for that? We'd like to do the Duluth area in the summer/fall too.

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There is also the Fond Du Lac Campground that is right next to Jay Cooke. It is right on the St. Louis River. If you do a search for Fond Du Lac Campground Duluth, their HSOforum should come up. If you are bringing a boat you can dock it right at the campground. There is also Indian Point Campground that is on the river near Spirit Mountain.

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We stayed at spirit mountain last October with the trailer. It is a nice place, clean rest rooms and showers, nice people etc. Nice wooded sites with shade etc. We would go back again.

We are staying at Jay Cooke this fall though...

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Another option in that area is the Buffalo House Campground. They are a full service operation with campground, resturant and bar. Clean and well run operation.

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WE stayed there last fall, if you walk across the road from the campground, you can look from the top of the ski hill over the harbor, awesome views. Campgound was nice and clean, wooded sites. We would stay again.

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My wife camped there for a few days. She really wants to go back. She says its very clean and well kept. She also said that the Views in the morning (like mentioned above) are great.If you go there please give us a follow up.

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A follow up from last weekend.

We spent 3 nights at Spirit Mountain, Saturday - Monday nights.

The campground was full Saturday night, and really very quiet.

Sunday / Monday night was 25% full or so. The bathrooms were clean and nice.

The spots are wooded, some spots are pretty small, others are very spacious. some spots are flat, others the fire ring might only be able to put chairs 1/2 way around.

You can't beat the convience, gas/propane/goodies 1 mile away, the harbor a 10 minute drive away.

We would go back.

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