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Union Bay - Porcupine Mountains State Park

24 Reviews

About This Campground

Union Bay-Porcupine Mountains State Park is home to a seasonal campground that is available to visit from mid May to mid October. With a limited window of time, it’s well worth planning your trip in advance, as peak season can bring a gaggle of campers and tourists, making priority campsites…


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite


24 Reviews of Union Bay - Porcupine Mountains State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Christine C.
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2021

Steps from Lake Superior

This was a great car campground visited in August 2020. We could walk to the visitor center via a short wooded trail, walk or drive to a small convenience store with firewood, and step over to Lake Superior each evening for sunrise. Lots of black flies in Northern Michigan during late summer, and…

Shari  G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2020

Mountains in Michigan? And, on the shores of Lake Superior? Amazing!

Union Bay is the only “modern” campground in the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness, offering around 100 fully-reservable, electric sites with access to a modern bathroom and shower house. The lakeside sites, as you can imagine, are the most popular and spacious, and most often booked 6 months in…

  • Lakeside campsites are beautiful, but the pounding shore can be very loud at times.
  • The gales of November came early.
  • Lots of grass, but a ton of mud too.  Come prepared.
Makayla B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2020

Beautiful park with easy access to Lake Superior

This was our first time camping in Michigan and we loved being so close to Lake Superior. We're used to MN state parks, so we found the campsites in MI to be a bit small and too close to each other. The fire ring for the site behind ours was very close to the bed area of our camper. Our spot was…



Union Bay - Porcupine Mountains State Park is located in Michigan


46.82178004 N
89.63897867 W

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