Heritage Park & Campground

Heritage Park & Campground is open from May 1 to October 1.  The facility is located on the Embarrass River and includes tent and RV camping sites, modern shower house, bog walk, paved bike and walking trail, exercise course and a pavilion.  Walking distance to the Nelimark and Pyhala Homesteads which are part of Embarrass' Heritage Homestead tours.

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Latitude: 47.663248 Longitude: -92.187729 Elevation: 1462 ft
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Diane Nelmark

Number of Camp Sites

10 RV sites (electric/water), 10 Tent sites

Campground Style


Nightly Fee

Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Seasonal Rates available beginning at $15/$22 per night.

Driving Directions

From Virginia:  Hwy 53 North (4 miles).  Right on Hwy 169 N (go 6 miles).  Right on Hwy 21 E (go 13 miles).  Right on Salo Rd (just past the fire department).  Campground is 1/2 mile on left.

From Ely:  Hwy 21 S to Babbitt (13 miles).  Hwy 21 W to Embarrass (13.5 miles).  Left on Salo Rd (just past ball fields and Nelimark Homestead).  Campground is 1/2 mile on left.

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Municipal campground owned and operated by Embarrass Township.  2014 Caretakers are former Embarrass residents Dick and Lucy Tornow.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets accepted on leash on in kennel. Paved walking trail available for walking pets.

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