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These wonderful pastel bands were formed as the sun rose into the clouds over Lake Superior.

Michigan's Upper Peninsula Region Parks


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National Forests
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State Forests

Parks in this region are near these Michigan Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
MARQUETTE
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ESCANABA

Baraga State Forest
Baraga State Park is situated a quarter mile south of Baraga along US-41 and overlooks scenic Keweenaw Bay of Lake Superior. Camping is available at 118 grassy sites or in the park's minicabin. Watching wildlife, fishing, hiking, swimming and boating are among the many activities of this park.........more >
Brimley State Park
Brimley State Park provides recreational opportunities along the beautiful shore of Lake Superior's Whitefish Bay. One of the oldest state parks in the Upper Peninsula, it was established in 1923 when the Village of Brimley gave the DNR the park's initial 38 acres. The remaining acreage was acquired ........more >
De Tour State Park
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Escanaba River State Forest
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Fort Wilkins State Park
Fort Wilkins State Park, in the northern Keweenaw Peninsula, offers camping and day use facilities and features a restored army military outpost and lighthouse museum. Fort Wilkins became a State Park in 1923. Extensive restoration work and development began in the 1930s under the Work Project Administration. Operated ........more >
Gogebic Lake State Park
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Grand Sable State Forest
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Hiawatha National Forest
Located between three of the Great Lakes, within the central and eastern portion of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, lies the Hiawatha National Forest. Rolling hills forested with northern hardwoods, white pine and hemlock, flatland covered by red pine, jack pine and aspen, and large open and tree covered ........more >
Hobard State Park
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Huron National Wildlife Refuge
The beacon of Lighthouse Island gleams into the Northern Michigan night from its lonely vantage point 3 miles off the south shore of Lake Superior. Lighthouse Island, or West Huron, is the second largest of eight islands comprising the Huron Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Designated a refuge in 1905, ........more >
Indian Lake State Park
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. It is six miles long and three miles wide. According to 1850 surveyor records, Native Americans lived in log cabins near the outlet of the lake. ........more >
Iron Range State Forest
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J W Wells State Park
Wells State Park is located on Green Bay about 30 miles south of Escanaba. Its 678 acres include a three-mile shoreline with beautiful sandy beach for swimming, a large picnic area, a modern campground and rustic cabins that are available to rent year round. The park is open year round, even when the ........more >
Lake Superior State Forest
18 sites for tent and small trailer use. Located on the shore of Lake Superior known for excellent agate hunting along the beach. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from well hand pump. Sites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations. Check with State Forest ........more >
Mackinac Island State Park
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Mackinac State Forest
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Manistique River State Forest
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McLain State Park
On Lake Superior, 103 modern campsites and six mini cabins. Spectacular scenery, beautiful ice formations along the shore attract cross-country skiers and snowshoers. Terrain varies from flat open expanses to woods and hills. Two miles of sand beach, picnicking, playground, horseshoe pits, hiking and ........more >
Michigamme State Forest
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Munuscong State Forest
50 sites for tent and small trailer use, most of which can accommodate 40-ft vehicle/trailer. Excellent water access with Munuscong River running through campground and leading 1 mile to Lake Munuscong. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from well hand pump. Sites available on ........more >
Munuscong State Forest Campgrounds
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Muskallonge Lake State Park
Muskallonge Lake State Park is located 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. Muskallonge Lake State Park was the former site of Deer Park, a ........more >
Ottawa National Forest
The almost one million acres of the Ottawa National Forest are located in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It extends from the south shore of Lake Superior down to Wisconsin and the Nicolet National Forest. The area is rich in wildlife viewing opportunies topography in the northern portion is ........more >
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book is a rewarding side trip for the vacationer touring the Upper Peninsula, for here can be seen one of Michigan's alluring natural attractions -- Kitch-iti-kipi, The Big Spring. Two hundred feet across, the 40-foot deep Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan's largest freshwater spring. Over 10,000 gallons ........more >
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is 15 miles west of Ontonagon in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The park's 60,000 acres are one of the few remaining large wilderness areas in the Midwest. Towering virgin timber, secluded lakes, and miles of wild rivers and streams make a visit to the Porkies ........more >
Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Seney National Wildlife Refuge protects 95,212 acres of diverse wetland and upland habitats that support a wide variety of wildlife. The refuge consists of marshes, fens, and bogs coniferous and northern hardwood forests upland barrens and meadows and a 25,000-acre Wilderness Area. Approximately 65 ........more >
Straits State Park
The park has 275 modern campsites that feature electricity, fire rings and picnic tables. Fifteen Straits-semi modern waterfront sites. There are four modern toilet buildings with showers, two sanitation stations. We have a view of the Mackinac Bridge and are 1/2 mile from the ferries that travel to ........more >
Sturgeon River State Forest
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Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Tahquamenon Falls State Park encompasses close to 50,000 acres stretching over 13 miles. Most of this is undeveloped woodland without roads, buildings or power lines. The centerpiece of the park, and the very reason for its existence, is the Tahquamenon River with its waterfalls. The Upper Falls is ........more >
Tahquamenon River State Forest
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