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Camping right on the UMD campus!

photograph of Bagley Nature Area campground

Welcome to the brand new, walk-in campground in Bagley Nature Area, right on the UMD Campus. This tents-only campground offers 6 rustic campsites, surrounded by forests. Enjoy hiking on the wood-chipped trails, explore the forests, and discover tent-camping. Close to the Superior Hiking Trail.  


  • One fire-ring available for camper use.  
  • Firewood can be purchased from the "Campground Ranger".
  • Outhouse
  • Running water

  • Park & walk-in access is available May 29-August 27, 2017.
  • Backpack thru-hiker access is available at any time.

Located at 1737 Bayview Avenue in Duluth 

For reservations call 218-726-6134

Campsites 1-4 are reservable
Campsites 5-6 are walk-in only and not reservable

Up to 2 tents and 6 people per site.

Campsite with 2 tents

$25/night (Sales, Lodging, & Tourism Tax Included!)

Bagley Campground Gear Package:

In association with our Rental Center, packages are available for all of the camping gear you need, including the campsite fee!. Tents, stoves, sleeping bags, cook kits and more.
Weekends only
$55 for one night (tax included)
$95 for 2 nights (tax included)
The complete package includes

  • One 4-Person Tent or two 2-Person Tents
  • Cooking, Eating, and Cleaning Kits
  • 4 Sleeping bags
  • 1 Rain Tarp
  • Two-Burner Stove
  • Campsite fee

Perfect for a weekend family outing!

Park Ranger

Our Bagley Park Ranger will be providing nature education programs and activities on the weekends for campers and other visitors on weekends. A great way to introduce your family to the outdoors! Summer 2017 Activities.