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Michigan State Parks

USA Parks
Michigan
Northeast Region
Thunder Bay River State Forest
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THUNDER BAY RIVER STATE FOREST
THUNDER BAY RIVER STATE FOREST
10 sites for tent and small trailer use. Located along the Thunder Bay River providing water access to every campsite. Small boat launch on the campground. Wah-Wah-Tas-See Pathway access. 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 Campground Manager for seasonal availability.
Passes
The Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into state parks and recreation areas, state boat launches, state forest campgrounds and state trail parking lots. Details and information on how to obtain your Michigan Recreation Passport can be found by visiting the MICHIGAN RECREATION PASSPORT web page.
Nearby Accommodations
Chapman Lodge - Alpena, MI
Cottages and Cabins
A large, upscale family retreat located on 10 private acres and surrounded by Thunder Bay River State Forest land. Trails, Nature, Seclusion and the beautiful Thunder Bay River are outside your door.
8.2 miles from park*
Fishing
Thunder Bay River (on site): Bass, Pike, and Panfish.

Fletcher Pond (11 miles West): Pike, Bass, Crappie, and Walleye.

Lake Huron (11 miles East): Walleye, Salmon, Trout, and Bass.


Location
Thunder Bay River State Forest is located near Alpena
Nearby Parks

Trails
Wah-Wah-Tas-See (on site): 1.5 miles of flat terrain with Native American interpretive information.

Norway Ridge (3 miles NE): 7 miles, slightly rolling terrain. Hike, bike, and cross-country skiing.

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Area Campgrounds
Campers Cove R.V.
5005 Long Rapids Road
Alpena, MI
989-356-3708
Thunder Bay RV Park & Campground
4250 US 23 South
Alpena, MI
989-354-2528
Nearby Hotels
Booking.com

Directions
9 miles SW of Alpena via M-32 and Indian Reserve Road

Michigan
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Michigan State Parks

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