The area around Grand Marais is a campers' paradise! You'll find 665 campsites within 20 miles of town, ranging from full-service RV camping to rustic backcountry sites. The links on this page will help you find just the right site.
Marais: Woodland Park
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Campgrounds
Backcountry camping in Pictured Rocks (permit needed)
Hiawatha National Forest Campgrounds
Muskallonge Lake State Park
Lake Superior State Forest Campgrounds
DNR Interactive Map of Rustic Campgrounds in the Grand Marais area
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This sandy, wooded campground overlooks a breathtaking Lake Superior beach
in a stand of mixed pines and hardwoods with facilities for the entire family.
Owned and operated by Burt Township, Woodland Park is a full service campground
with 125 grassy sites plus group areas, fire pits, two bath houses, cable
TV, wireless Internet, electric, water hook-ups, dump station, an open-air
picnic gazebo, playground, basketball & tennis courts, and public phone
with good paved and gravel interior roads. No pull-throughs. Open from April
15 through October 15. From the South, take M-77 north to Grand Marais,
continue to Brazel Street and turn left. The park is approximately 1/4 mile
west of M-77. No reservations. (906) 494-2613. Visit the Woodland
Park website for more information.
May 10 - October 31: campground services available and fees charged.
Because of the popularity of these campgrounds, a mid-morning arrival is suggested. You may also wish to identify an alternative campground in your plans as the Lakeshore campgrounds are often full, especially during July and August. Lakeshore campsites provide a picnic table, fire grate and tent pad. Solar powered wells provide water. Vault toilets are available. Disabled accessible campsites are provided at each campground and are reserved for disabled campers till 6 p.m. each evening. If they are not filled after 6 p.m., other campers may occupy the disabled accessible campsite for that night only. Camping is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The two Hurricane River Campgrounds are located off Alger County road H-58 three miles east of Twelvemile Beach campground where the Hurricane River flows into Lake Superior. Eleven campsites are available in the lower campground loop, and ten in the upper loop. A level 1.5 mile walk on the North Country Trail east from the lower campground leads past shipwreck remnants to the historic Au Sable Light Station.
Located 20 miles east of Munising off Alger County Road H-58, Little Beaver Lake Campground has 8 campsites situated on a beautiful inland lake. Little Beaver also features a 1.0 mile self-guiding interpretive trail and a 1.5 mile trail leading out to Lake Superior beaches and cliffs, and access to other day hikes via a trail network that connects with the North Country Trail which traverses the park for 42.8 miles between Munising and Grand Marais. Large recreational vehicles are not recommended for Little Beaver Lake Campground due to the steep access road. There is a boat ramp at Little Beaver. Boat motors are restricted to a maximum of 10 horsepower on Little Beaver and Beaver Lake.
Twelvemile Beach Campground is situated 12 miles west of Grand Marais off Alger County Road H-58. The campground's 37 sites are located on a sandy bluff above Lake Superior's Twelvemile Beach. The entrance road winds through a picturesque stand of white birch. Twelvemile Beach Campground also features a 2.0 mile self-guiding interpretive trail.
Call (906) 387-3700 or 494-2669 for permit/information
|AuSable Point (9 sites)||Masse Homestead (4 sites)|
|Beaver Creek (6 sites)||Pine Bluff (5 sites)|
Lake (6 sites)
||Sevenmile Creek (6 sites)|
||Trappers Lake (6 sites)|
The Hiawatha National Forest is located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and is divided into two forest areas (Eastside and Westside). There are dozens of campgrounds within the National Forest. For more information, visit the Hiawatha National Forest website.
Muskallonge Lake State Park is located 15 miles east of Grand Marais on H-58; 28 miles northwest of Newberry in Luce County. The 217-acre park is situated between the shores of Lake Superior and Muskallonge Lake and the area is well known for its forests, lakes, and streams. The park has 170 modern campsites that feature electricity and two shower and toilet buildings. The sites are well shaded and a number overlook the lake, while others are close to a small beach. Take M-123 North of Newberry for four miles to County Road 407. Follow 407 West for 24 miles. Open May 3 through October 30. (906) 658-3338. Click here for reservation information.
Sucker #1 (13 sites)
||Holland Lake (15 sites)
Sucker #2 (36 sites)
||Kingston Lake (14 sites)
Lake (4 sites)
||Lake Superior (18 sites)
Lake (6 sites)
||North Gemini Lake (17 sites)
Branch Fox River (16 sites)
||Perch Lake (35 sites)
|Fox River (6 sites)
||Pretty Lake (18 sites)
Lake (8 sites)
||Ross Lake (10 sites)
Bridge (7 sites)
||South Gemini Lake (8 sites)