F.J. McLain State Park sits on 443 acres in the heart of the Keweenaw Peninsula on the shores of beautiful Lake Superior. The Park is located 9 miles north of Hancock on M-203, centrally located between Calumet and Hancock, and offers the visitor 2 miles of sand beach, superb swimming sites especially at the southern end of the Park, spectacular sunsets, excellent playground and picnic facilities, and walkable trails through white pines between the northern and southern portions of the park. Rock collecting is allowed on the beach. Agates of various size can be found.
McLain State Park has 103 camping sites at $15-$19 per day. Each camping site is very close to Lake Superior. Reservations can be made at (800) 447-2757. There are also 6 mini-cabins which can be rented for $50 per day. The cabins can sleep eight with bunks and mattresses provided. Reservations can be made at (906) 482-0278 at the Park headquarters.
McLain State Park's prime location between Calumet and Hancock make this State Park a great base for visitors who are interested in visiting the Keweenaw National Historical Park and the great mining history of Houghton County.