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McCargoe Cove Campground

2 Reviews

About This Campground

McCargoe Cove Campground is located in McCargoe Cove, on the north shore of Isle Royale National Park, off of the Indian Portage and East Chickenbone Trails. Consecutive night stay limit is three nights from June 1 - Labor Day annually. Three individual tent sites, six shelters, and three group…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Group
  • Cabins

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Picnic Table

Access

  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Reviews

2 Reviews of McCargoe Cove Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Matt S.
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2018

Our First stop on the Island

A small group of family and friends left the luxuries of home to backpack thirty miles in Isle Royale National Park. It was an amazing experience and I look forward to taking the rest of my children here as they grow up.

The first leg of our journey was a boat ride from Grand Portage, Minnesota to…

Tee Jay M.
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2017

Gorgeous and Serene

We stayed at McCargoe Cove two of our four nights at ISRO and absolutely loved it. The shelters are very secluded from one another so you won't be on top of the group next to you at all. Nice fire ring down by the water - though not much downed wood very close nearby to get a fire going.

This was…

Location

McCargoe Cove Campground is located in Michigan

Directions

McCargoe Cove Campground is located in McCargoe Cove, on the north shore of Isle Royale National Park, off of the Indian Portage and East Chickenbone Trails.

Coordinates

48.08744605 N
88.70837675 W

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About This Campground

McCargoe Cove Campground is located in McCargoe Cove, on the north shore of Isle Royale National Park, off of the Indian Portage and East Chickenbone Trails. Consecutive night stay limit is three nights from June 1 - Labor Day annually. Three individual tent sites, six shelters, and three group tent sites are available. Normal conditions for depth at dock is 7'. Boats can overnight at dock. Canoe/kayak access from Lake Superior or 1.2 mile portage from Chickenbone Lake.

ADA Access: The campground is open from April 16 - October 31 (the park operating season) annually, 24 hours a day.

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