Directions From Ely, Minnesota, travel about 8 miles south on State Highway 1 toward Lake Superior, until Forest Road 429 (Little Lake Road). Turn right on Forest Road 429 and continue 4 miles to the campground entrance road. Turn left onto the campground road and continue 1 mile to the campground. Phone KAWISHIWI RANGER DISTRICT: 218-365-7600, CONCESSIONAIRE (SUMMER): 218-365-2963 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords BIRL,SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST,BIRCH LAKE FOREST SERVICE CAMP,BIRCH LAKE RECREATIONAL AREA,BIRCH LAKE,SUPERIOR NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Minnesota State Road Conditions Forest Service Concessionaire Minnesota State Tourism Overview Birch Lake Campground is located in Superior National Forest near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, about 13 miles from Ely, Minnesota. It is an ideal place to relax while enjoying fishing, boating and other recreational activities. Recreation Fishing, boating and canoeing are popular on Birch Lake.