Pokegama Recreation Area

Pokegama Dam Campground is situated in the heart of northern Minnesota's lake country next to the Mississippi River. Popular activities include boating, fishing, picnicking and wildlife viewing with  a forest of mixed hardwoods and towering red pines cover the area, housing an abundance of wildlife including bald eagles, porcupines, black bears chipmunks and many others. Wild blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries grow seasonally on the forest floor.

The Mississippi River offers great opportunities for boating and fishing. Anglers will find Northern pike, Rock bass and walleye. Birders enjoy viewing bald eagles, loons, ducks, geese and many other species from the banks of the park.

The campground, pronounced "po-KEG-uh-muh," offers 19 family sites and one group day-use shelter with electric hookups. Two primitive tent-only sites are also available. Amenities include flush toilets, showers, drinking water, a dump station, boat ramp and playground.

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Latitude: 47.250223 Longitude: -93.58301 Elevation: 1300 ft
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Hours Open

Daily: 6 am - 10 pm

Seasons Open

May 1 - September 30

Visitor Fees

Camping is $26 a night for electrical hookups, $5 for boat launch fees if not camping.

Accessibility Notes

Our park is ADA compliant and is accessible by all visitors.

Pet Friendly Notes

Service animals welcome. Cats and dogs are allowed in the park on a 6-foot leash and the owner picks up after the pet.

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