Campsite on Gabbro Lake and surrounding area

Campsite on Gabbro Lake (#1716)

Campsite last visited on: July 28, 2023

This BWCA campsite is the first site along the west shoreline of Gabbro Lake, north of the Bald Eagle Lake portage.

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Plenty of landing spots for canoes along a slab rock formation. There seem to be at least three usable tent pads at this campsite. Fire grate area provides unobstructed views of the lake, but has limited shade. Easy to walk the shoreline around this campsite.

Gabbro Lake Campsite BWCA 1
Huge table rock formation extends along the shoreline in front of this campsite. Thus, there are many potential locations to beach your boats .

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Another view of the landing zone.

Gabbro Lake Campsite BWCA 3
Lots of room to roam about the fire pit. Somewhat limited shade.

Gabbro Lake Campsite BWCA 4
Fire grate area looking towards the lake. Looking toward the south end of Gabbro Lake.

Gabbro Lake Campsite BWCA 5
There were three obvious tent pads on last visit..

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This was probably the worst of the tent pads at this campsite.

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Another tent pad option.

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Lots of leaves available in case you forgot the T.P.

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View of the bay along the west shoreline of Gabbro Lake where this campsite is situated.

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Here you are looking to the northeast.

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