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From Northern Wilds Magazine (

Campers will discover a ton of useful information crammed into this 132-page book. The author, a life-long explorer of Minnesota’s North Shore, not only recommends the best places to camp, but also provides detailed maps and information about each campground. In addition, he offers advice about nearby places to go for a hike, ride a bike, or catch fish for dinner. The 23 campgrounds range from state and municipal parks with amenities like hot showers to primitive, backwoods locations. At the end of the book, the author lists 44 more campgrounds with honest, matter-of-fact descriptions of what you will find at each one.

— Shawn Perich, August 2008

From the Superior Hiking Trail Association

Camping the North Shore not only guides you to the best of the best, it gives you fun activities and adventures for each location, complete with detailed maps and dozens of photographs.

From Midwest Weekends Magazine (

Andrew Slade of Duluth has camped in 27 states and five provinces and is the author of the new Camping the North Shore. His book includes descriptions of campsites on inland lakes and rivers as well as Lake Superior and suggestions on what to do while there: swim the Baptism River, hike the "Lake District,'' paddle Crescent Lake. If you'd like to try something new on the North Shore, this is the book to have.

— Beth Gauper, Spring 2009

From Lake County News-Chronicle

Camping the North Shore provides for those who want their up-close-and-personal visit to include their downtime....This is a good guide to help take the guesswork out of a camping trip.

— Monica Isley, June 2008

From Superior Trails (
Andrew Slade (is) a Duluth resident who has camped extensively along the Minnesota North Shore of Lake Superior. His guidebook offers detailed profiles of 23 of his favorite campgrounds along or near the Lake plus information on 43 other campgrounds and camp sites.

— Ross Reinhold

From reviews, linderboyd, Chicago, IL

Great guide, saved our vacation.

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