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Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

42 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Michigan Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into state parks and recreation areas, state boat launches, state forest campgrounds and state trail parking lots. The Michigan Recreation Passport does not cover local, county, municipal, or metropolitan parks or recreation areas. Learn…

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Access

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

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Reviews

42 Reviews of Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 2
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Stacey N.
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2021

Northern camping

Truly a northwoods destination. Nice sites near Lake Fanny Hooe. A little confusing that campers in the West Campground have to drive past their entrance to register and find firewood. $7 a bunch is a bit higher than other places. Bathrooms were mostly clean, but could use some updating. Last…

Site178
Month of VisitNovember
Becky M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2021

Classic state park

We stay at Fort Wilkins every time we are in copper harbor. The location is great, right on the bike trails and right between lake Fanny Hooe and Lake Superior, which is hard to beat. The camp store has great ice cream and a bunch of essentials if you need something. There is laundry in the east…

  • lake Fanny Hooe
  • site 117
Site117
Month of VisitSeptember
Neil T.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2021

Loved Fanny Hooe Lake. Camp not as nature-y as I like.

All notes are for the West Campground. We didn’t drive through the East Campground. 

Vibe: First blush seemed almost residential like, but it was mostly families on extended camping trips that had packed campsites. Friendly but a little rowdy. Teens drinking White Claws, pot smells wafting…

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Site137
Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park is located in Michigan

Directions

Located on US Hwy 41 approximately 1 mile east of Copper Harbor; Located 35 miles north of Calumet and 49 miles north of Houghton.

Address

15223 U.S Highway 41
Copper Harbor, MI 49950

Coordinates

47.46699224 N
87.87184675 W

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About This Campground

Michigan Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into state parks and recreation areas, state boat launches, state forest campgrounds and state trail parking lots. The Michigan Recreation Passport does not cover local, county, municipal, or metropolitan parks or recreation areas. Learn more: https://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-350-79134_79210---,00.html

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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