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207 Reviews of 59 Aura, Michigan Campgrounds

Pete D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2021

Professionally Done!

Located just off the highway but out of earshot of the major noise, this campground is awesome!

The sites are well maintained and we required no additional leveling. Sturdy and maintained picnic table at each site. Electric at our site -39- was error free. Water pressure is excellent. Wonderful…

Site39
Month of VisitJuly
Stephanie B.
Reviewed May. 28, 2021

Lots of space, beautiful views, hiking trails, and more...

We stayed on the west side of the campground, and we’re apprehensive at first because these were all newer sites (made from previous parking lot). We really loved it! The sites were close to level, spacious, and our back window had a great view of the sunsets and the lake. Electric only sites, but…

  • if you can see it, there is a crane (our alarm in the mornings)
  • some of the other sites in this loop (lake is on the right, even numbered sites)
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Site120
Month of VisitJune
Emilee S.
Reviewed May. 25, 2021

Best campground in Marquette

This is by far the best campground in Marquette. Rustic sites only, this is the trail head to a network of snowshoeing, biking, and hiking trails. There are 19 sites, three of which line the field the other 16 are tucked in the woods. The campsites are first come first served and have a self…

  • view of the firepit
  • sunrise from sugarloaf mountain, short drive from the campground
  • View of Blackrocks trail, close to the campground
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Site18
Month of VisitAugust
Katie M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 21, 2021

Bad vibe, didn't stay

It was super crowded when we got there... All sites are practically on top of each other with little privacy. You can't build a fire without a fire ring but not all sites have them. We tried to build our own with rocks around and a woman watching us, camping across from us, came up to tell us that…

Month of VisitSeptember
TThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 7, 2021

Very Nice & Clean

They were still building much of this campground when we visited. All the sites felt intimate and private. The bathrooms were rustic but clean and big. They were building really nice cabins as well. Would definitely return.

Month of VisitSeptember
Stephanie B.
Reviewed May. 2, 2021

Very nice- good service

Very nice - we were in site 31. Plenty of space and we did not feel like we were too close to others. They had lots of hiking trails near and a bar and pizza place. Nice store, nice staff, pool/ hot tub, and right on the river. You are also able to take a nearby ski lift up the mountain for some…

Site31
Month of VisitJune
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2021

Twin Lakes Campground

Beautiful lake, great swimming, too many four wheelers. Local black bears. Close to Lake of the Clouds and the Porcupine mountains.

JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2021

Fort Wilkins State Park

Beautiful area, many things to do int area. However, the camping is a bit tight.

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Ari A.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2021

Great state park for families

Van Riper State Park is a must-visit if you’re traveling through Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  It’s popular year-round, although camping is only open between May and October. Stop for the day to hike the trails and go for a swim, or stay a week and enjoy the sunsets and serenity.

The state park…

  • One of the great views from the hiking trails (of the landscape, not of us. LOL)
  • Site 43 -- a nice end spot in the modern campground.
Site43
Month of VisitOctober
AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2021

Nice little spot

Happened upon this by chance. Nice location off the lake.

AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2021

Super secluded

Several great sites to tent camp. Caught some blue gills. Good times

Mike S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2021

Excellent Escape!

If you're looking for an off-the-grid escape this is it.  The hike-in/paddle in camping spots are equipped with a picnic table and a firepit, everything else is up to you.  I have been going here yearly for the last 10ys and absolutely love it!  The only downside is the fishing has gone downhill…

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Sitehike in
Month of VisitJuly
UnnamedAdventures  The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2020

Wish we could have stayed longer!

During our trip through the Upper Peninsula of Michigan this was one of my favorite campgrounds. The only reason we didn't stay longer was fear of our rig not starting up again and leaving us stranded. This campground had LARGE campsites with 2 separate loops and plenty of room between campsites.…

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Month of VisitOctober
Brian H.
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2020

Nice place

Nice size lots, clean, quiet

S
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2020

Spacious

We stayed here to visit Porcupine Mountain State Park. We enjoyed the park, had some great hikes along water falls and spending time along the shore of Lake Superior.

Check-in was smooth and they offered us several options of sites to pick from. The campground seems to be well maintained and some…

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