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Bay View

11 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Hiawatha National Forest

Located just off the Whitefish Bay Scenic Byway in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Bay View Campground provides a rustic opportunity to camp along the shores of Lake Superior. The campground is a perfect stop amidst many recreational opportunities available in the Sault Ste. Marie area. Visitors also…

Fee Info

Check-in time is anytime after 2 p.m. Early arrivals will be charged for the previous day.

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Access

  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • At&t
    Poor
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 50 ft.

Reviews

11 Reviews of Bay View

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 8
KThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2021

Jackpot!

What a great little treasure! With easy beach access and clean amenities, thanks to great camp hosts who have two firewood/game cabinet stations in the campground, this little spot is wonderful to visit. Prices are reasonable and the limited size keeps it from being overrun with bored little…

  • Pebble bottom
Site14
Month of VisitAugust
Jeff F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2021

Great place to relax

Great host A+++

Flys were out as normal but still very enjoyable place,

  • lake superior clam  no rocks for the hound's
  • the ladder strairways to the beach are not the best design
Site18
Month of VisitJuly
Jeff P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2020

Great Eastern UP Trip Location

The campground is located in s a spot that allows you to tour the eastern UP making day trips to many of the best places to visit. Tahquamenon Falls, Whitefish Point, Soo Locks, Drummond Island, Seney, and even Pictured Rocks are a short to moderate day trip from this site.

The campground is…

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Location

Bay View is located in Michigan

Directions

19456 W Lakeshore Drive, Brimley MI 49715 From Brimley, Michigan, travel west on County Road 42/Whitefish Bay Scenic Byway for approximately 8 miles. Bay View is on the north side of the road. From the intersection of M-28 and Interstate 75 drive west on M-28 15.6 miles to Ranger Road. Turn right (north) and drive 6.2 miles to Lake Shore Drive. Turn left (southwest) and drive 1.8 miles to the campground.

Coordinates

46.449146049699856 N
84.78081153071815 W

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About This Campground

Located just off the Whitefish Bay Scenic Byway in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Bay View Campground provides a rustic opportunity to camp along the shores of Lake Superior. The campground is a perfect stop amidst many recreational opportunities available in the Sault Ste. Marie area. Visitors also enjoy exploring the Whitefish Bay National Scenic Byway all the way to the beautiful Tahquamenon Falls.

Recreation

Miles of sandy beaches and beautiful sunsets stretch across Lake Superior, the greatest single body of fresh water in the world. Birding and sightseeing are popular pastimes, and visitors enjoy long walks along Superior's beaches.

Facilities

The rustic campground offers multiple single-family campsites for tent and RV camping. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire rings with grills.

Vault toilets and hand-pumped drinking water are available at several locations within the campground. Most of the sites are heavily shaded. A campground host lives at the campground and can be available to answer any questions.

Natural Features

The campground is located in Lake Superior's famous Whitefish Bay, the site of numerous historically preserved shipwrecks and lighthouse stations. The area is also a natural corridor for migratory birds.

Nearby Attractions

Tahquamenon Falls, a series of beautifully brown-colored waterfalls on the Tahquamenon River, are located just 30 miles away. The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum and Whitefish Point Lighthouse are 39 miles to the north and west while the Point Iroquois Lighthouse lies about 8 miles east.

Charges & Cancellations

Please cancel 7 days in advance if you need to cancel your reservation. Reserve sites cannot be transferred to walk up sites.

There are 25 campsites settled beneath red and white pine, oak, maple, and white birch trees, and just a few steps from the sandy beach.

Tables and fire rings are at each site. Drinking water and toilets are conveniently spaced throughout the campground. Bay View Campground has a camp host during the summer months.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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