Copper Country Camping Destinations
Portage Canal Lift Bridge

City of Hancock Campgrounds

M-203
Hancock, MI 49930
Tent and RV
(906) 482-7413

City of Houghton RV Park

1100 Lakeshore Dr.
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-8745

Emily Lake State Forest Campground

Access is off of the Emily Lake road. The road junction is 22 miles SW of Houghton on M-26 or 13 miles NE of the M-38 / M-26 junction. There is no indoor facilities with running water. Outdoor restrooms only.

Camping fee per night - $10.00
9 sites for tent and small trailer use.
(906) 353-6651

Camping hut at Isle Royale Park

Isle Royale National Park

East Lakeshore Drive,
Houghton, MI 49931-1869
(906) 482-0984

Lake Linden Village Recreational Area

Tent and RV

Hwy M-26 on Torch Lake
Lake Linden, MI  49945

Call the Lake Linden Village Clerk for information: 906-296-9911.

Lake Ste. Kathryn National Forest Campground

Ottawa National Forest
Kenton, MI 49967
Phone: (906)852-3500
25 campsites Camping fee/night - $10.00
Open for use 5/15-11/30

Sturgeon River National Forest Campground

Ottawa National Forest
Kenton, MI 49967
Phone: (906)852-3500
9 camp sites with a nightly fee of $6.
Open for use 5/15-11/30

McCormick Wilderness

This 16,580 acre wilderness is located on the Kenton Ranger District and boasts a variety of landscape types ranging from nearly level to rocky cliffs and outcrops. You will find small scattered lakes and the Yellow Dog National Wild and Scenic River. Access is by foot. Canoeing opportunities are limited by lengthy portages. There are no developed campsites and dispersed camping is allowed.


Ottawa National Forest
Kenton, MI 49967
Phone: (906)852-3500

North Entry Lighthouse at McLain State Park

McLain State Park

18350 Hwy M-203
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 482-0278
103 Campsites

Sunset Bay RV Resort & Campground

2701 Sunset Bay Beach Rd.
Allouez Township,
Calumet, MI 49913
(906) 337-2494

Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness


This 14,139 acre wilderness is located on the Kenton Ranger District. Here you will find the Sturgeon National Wild and Scenic River and its tributaries with steep rugged gorges up to 300 feet deep, and 1/2 to 1 mile wide. Access to the interior is by cross country navigation or on overgrown old logging roads which may be difficult to find and follow. There are no developed campsites and dispersed camping is allowed.


Ottawa National Forest

Kenton, MI 49967
Phone: (906)852-3500

Twin Lakes State Park

6204 E Poyhonen
Twin Lakes, MI 49965
(906) 288-3321
Toll Free 1-800-447-2757
62 Campsites