Considered wisconsins most complete park, peninsula offers 468 campsites, three group camps, a summer theater, an 18hole golf course, sand beach, bike trails, a lighthouse and eight miles of door county shoreline. They were climbing on our food tent, our trailer, water jugs on the table outside and our 8 year old had one embed itself in his back. Even if your plans include roughing it while youre out hiking during the day, you dont need to shy away from enjoying the many amenities available on your cabin holiday in upper peninsula. The staff is absolutely the most pleasant, friendly and helpful staff we have ever seen in a michigan state park. Michigan state park cabin rentals most michigan visitors are not aware that the michigan state parks have a large number of cabins and lodges available for rent. Michigans upper peninsula calendar of events winter, spring summer or fall you are sure to find something to do in michigans upper peninsula. Michigan has more state forest land than any other state in the eastern us, most of which is in the states northern peninsula. The parks 60,000 acres are one of the few remaining large wilderness areas in the midwest. Palms book state park manistique, mi 49854 you and your pet can visit one of michigans biggest natural attractions, kitchitikipi, the big spring. Wells state park deserves to be one of the prime summer destinations in the southwestern u. There are many rv parks in the upper peninsula to choose from, including good sam rv parks, independent rv parks and rv parks run by the state of michigan or the national parks service. Mini cabins on the lower peninsula have a minimum rental of two nights warren dunes, three nights, unless odd nights are available. Are you looking for unique cabins for rent in the upper peninsula of michigan. Michigan s 103 state park and recreation areas cover 306,000 acres 124,000 ha with 14,100 campsites in 142 campgrounds and over 900 miles 1,400 km of trails.
The friends of peninsula state park exit dnr is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making a meaningful contribution toward the preservation and goals of peninsula state park. Best places to camp camping places go camping places to go taquamenon falls michigan state parks upper peninsula vacation spots indiana. We decided to try spending a night in one of the mini camper cabins for something different. There are lovely little trails along both sides of the river lots of steps and rocks, but fun if youre up for a little clambering about. Spanning nearly 94 square miles in the northern upper peninsula, porcupine mountains wilderness state park is the largest state park in michigan. Be sure to visit kitchitikipi spring in adjoining palms book state park. Michigan state park mini cabins and camper cabins travel. Fort wilkins state park, in the northern keweenaw peninsula, offers camping and.
Its spring, and now that the snow is gone its time to start thinking about vacation plans. Cozy log cabin on 40 acres in northeast dickinson county in michigans great upper peninsula. The property sits on the edge of green bay just outside of the small town of menominee in the upper peninsula of michigan. Apr 01, 2017 its spring, and now that the snow is gone its time to start thinking about vacation plans. Ajs walleye lodge located on the north shore of lake gogebics,380 acres of prime fishing and surrounded by 960,000 acres of ottawa national forest in the upper peninsula of michigan, ajs walleye lodge invites you to experience the quiet wilderness of this beautiful area. Pets are permitted at michigan state parks but must be on a 6 leash and under your control at all times. Discover the best of the upper peninsula, michigan, from these unique cabin rentals. This is a list of michigan state parks and related protected areas under michigan department of natural resources dnr jurisdiction. Fayette historic state park fayette, michigan was once one of upper michigans most productive ironsmelting operations. A series of surveys was conducted by penn state in 2017 and 2018 to.
Use the filters to search for the amenities and activities you are most interested in, such as boat launches, equestrian trails, cabins, swimming beaches, mountain biking and more. The friends believe peninsula contains a unique, spectacular wilderness and shoreline, worthy of any assistance they can provide. Camping opportunities abound, with hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, biking, skiing and snowmobiling. Lodgings can be reserved up to one year in advance at michigan dnr reservations, 8004472757. Palms book is a rewarding side trip for the vacationer touring the upper peninsula. For reservations in upper peninsula state parks, call 1. However, this year, 2019, the ticks were everywhere. Featuring wilderness state park, hiawatha national forest, manistee national forest, ottawa national forest, seney national wildlife refuge, porcupine mountains wilderness state park, huron national forest, sterling state park, hartwick pines state park, grand haven state park. State parks of the upper peninsula of michigan exploring the north.
In the remote northern keweenaw peninsula, pitch a tent on the beach and fall asleep to a legendary lake superior summer sunsetor watch the northern lights dance overhead in. Michigan s upper peninsula calendar of events winter, spring summer or fall you are sure to find something to do in michigan s upper peninsula. The size in great in that it can easily fit in a backpack. State parks pennsylvania department of conservation. The parks 40,000 acres also feature one of michigans largest oldgrowth forest stands. Dnr administers over 100 state parks and also operates 16 state harbors on the great lakes. See more ideas about state parks, upper peninsula and park. Keep your pet on a 6foot leash and away from park buildings and beaches. Parks of the upper peninsula region in michigan state parks. Many alternative lodging options are available within state parks, from quiet and remotely located rustic.
Make online reservations or call tollfree 888paparks 8887272757, 7. The 10 best upper peninsula national parks with photos. You are never more than half an hour from a michigan state park, state forest campground or state trail system. Monday to saturday, for state park information and reservations, or email us your postal address for an information packet. Here you can choose to rough it on one of 116 grassy rustic. All of the accommodations have bayfront views, with peninsula state park across the water and escanaba river state forest a bit further to the north. Five different parks have cabins for your convenience and pleasure. Unique cabins for rent in the upper peninsula of michigan. Michigans 103 state park and recreation areas cover 306,000 acres 124,000 ha with 14,100 campsites in 142. Wells state park, just 25 miles east of marinette, wis. The dnr parks and recreation division manages these lands. Michigan rents more than 160 statepark cabins and lodges, on lakes huron. Minicabins on the lower peninsula have a minimum rental of two nights warren dunes, three nights, unless odd nights are available.
These rustic cabins can be a functional and enjoyable base camp for hunting, fishing or hiking. Activities display as list facilities display as list parks campgrounds trails. Discover the wild beauty and hospitality of michigan s upper peninsula. For those who wish to leave the boardwalk, there are steep stone steps that take you to the top of the falls, and there are also walkinghiking paths through the woods surrounding the area. Up in the upper peninsula, it is not uncommon to see leaves beginning to change in september. The popular state park mini and camper cabins are typically located on a campsite in the parks campgrounds. Brimley state park brimley state park is located along the beautiful shore of lake superiors whitefish bay near sault ste. See links to the right for our detailed guides to up camping along. Camping travelers along the circle route through michigans upper peninsula will find a number of nice campground choices from village parks, county parks, state parks, national parks and michigan national forest campgrounds. Make online reservations or call tollfree 888pa parks 8887272757, 7. The rollicking waves that skip towards peninsulas sky high bluffs are part of the niagara escarpment.
Category archive lodging upper peninsula of michigan. It is also one of the oldest state parks in the upper peninsula. They range from 2 bed rustic cabins in the back country of porcupine mountains wilderness state park to a fully furnished cottage in traverse city that sleeps up to 11. Camping,rental tents and cabins, fishing,hiking, hunting, swimming and boating. But my place is perfect for exploring all the wonders of the upper peninsula of michigan. Pennsylvania state parks do not charge an entrance fee. Michigan state parks cabins upper peninsula cabin photos. Upper peninsula state parks upper peninsula travel.
In 2020, overnight lodgings will not open until june 22. Cabin rental in upper peninsula state parks exploring the north. Guide to camping in michigans upper peninsula thrillist. Upper peninsula state parks have more than 26 cabins available to rent. Well, luckily we have decided to dig up michigan rentals, a top cabin rental in upper michigan, and the very best for luxury camping mi. According to 1850 surveyor records, native americans lived in log cabins near the outlet of the lake. Camping opportunities abound, with hundreds of miles of. Brimley state park was established in 1923 when the village of brimley gave the dnr the park 38 acres. Mini cabins are one room cabins designed to sleep up to four people and are located within modern campgrounds near restroom facilities exception. This was our first visit to ludington state park in the winter. Michigan is a great state to experience fall color because depending on where you are at, you will see the leaves change at different times of the year.
Porcupine mountains wilderness state park is 15 miles west of ontonagon in michigan s upper peninsula. The parks 40,000 acres also feature one of michigan s largest oldgrowth forest stands. Michigans 103 state park and recreation areas offer diverse camping experiences in settings all throughout michigan. State park camping in the upper peninsula of michigan. As we got closer to our planned weekend, we were worried there wouldnt be. Camping opportunities abound in michigans upper peninsula. I am tucked away in a very quiet marquette neighborhood across the street from the graywalls golf course but just 1 mile to a 1. As we got closer to our planned weekend, we were worried there wouldnt be enough snow for skiing or snowshoeing. Camping travelers along the circle route through michigan s upper peninsula will find a number of nice campground choices from village parks, county parks, state parks, national parks and michigan national forest campgrounds. In the offseason, restroom facilities are provided with vault. Choose from thousands of campsites or rustic cabins, camper cabins, lodges, yurts and tepee rentals.
This book is a must have for anyone visiting michigan state parks or residents of michigan that want to take advantage of the beauty that lies in their own backyard. This property is located in iron river township, in southwestern iron county of michigans. It is michigans largest freshwater spring, pushing out more than 10,000 gallons of water a minute. Enjoy the grounds but ticks everywhere we have been coming here yearly since 2015 and we like the campground and have made friends nearby that we enjoy coming to visit with every year. There are detail illustrations of camp maps and hiking paths. For reservations in upper peninsula state parks, call 180044 parks. Michigan has 99 spectacular state parks, vast forested regions and access to four of the great lakes for all kinds of outdoor adventure. Most parks are open throughout the season, which runs from memorial day to labor day. Fayette historic state park was established to show what life was like in the town during the 19th century. Parks in this region are near these michigan cities click city name to see.
In the western portion of the upper peninsula, baraga state park is located on keweenaw bay on lake superior. Upper peninsula state parks up michigan travel, lodging. One of the oldest state parks in the upper peninsula, it was established in 1923 when the village of brimley gave the dnr the parks initial 38 acres. A modern 237 sites campground with electric on site and mini cabins and dump. The upper falls of tahquamenon falls state park is one of the largest waterfalls east of the mississippi, with a drop of 50 feet and a width of 200 feet.
One of the oldest state parks in the upper peninsula, brimley features hunting. Each cabin provides singlesized beds or bunks with mattresses, a table, chairs, brooms and a propane heater or wood stove for heat. Jan 01, 2015 10 amazing upper peninsula state parks january 1, 2015 by jonkatje in family trips, vacation. Wherever you camp, the unique attractions of the area will be nearby. The only drawback is that its all in black and white. Discover the wild beauty and hospitality of michigans upper peninsula. Camping,rental tents and cabins, fishing, hiking, hunting,swimming and boating. Airbnb upper peninsula of michigan craig lake state park michigan upper peninsula michigan waterfalls wilderness state park cabins state parks in the upper peninsuladnr lodging cabins lodges yurts tesmichigan state. The michigan magic is strong here, whether youre biking around carfree mackinac island state park or parking your rv by a waterfall in tahquamenon falls state park.
Whether your preferred accommodation is a tent or an rv of more than 50 feet, there are sites available at state parks. Palms book state park state highway 149 manistique, mi 49854. Easy to search resort directory featuring 42 michigan cabins, cottages, and chalets. Porcupine mountains wilderness state park is 15 miles west of ontonagon in michigans upper peninsula. Miles of beautiful sand await you at petoskey state park. Jw wells state park featuring a beautiful, sandy beach on green bay and 150 campsites, j. Your stay under the stars begins by checking out the section below. The 10 best upper peninsula state parks with photos. Rustic cabins are located on quiet, isolated sites and many have waterside views. It might be a little on the cool side for tent camping just yet, which is why michigan state park mini cabins are a great option for earlyseason travelers especially in the upper peninsula.
Brimley state park provides recreational opportunities along the beautiful shore of lake superiors whitefish bay. Indian lake state park is located on indian lake, the fourth largest inland lake in the upper peninsula with an area of 8,400 acres. Recreation search features information on michigan state parks and recreation areas, trails, campgrounds, accessible recreation, events and much more. Everything you need to know about the best michigan state. Reserve a cabin with a spa tub for ultimate relaxation, or book one of many appealing cheap cabins so you can get away without breaking the bank. The lower falls is a series of smaller waterfalls cascading around an island. Use this application to find a facility suitable to your camping and recreation needs. Towering virgin timber, secluded lakes, and miles of wild rivers and streams make a visit to the porkies. Leelanau state park marks the tip of the aptly named peninsula at the mouth of grand traverse bay.570 1523 401 582 668 188 1156 1397 518 1241 1047 566 226 767 1536 15 820 1490 7 1357 1166 480 236 823 1022 509 585 1106 1078 1429 1243 518 1469 439 923 708 1197 824 1324 15 1412 1494 1064