Best Camping near Isle Royale National Park

Surrounded by the water of Lake Superior is some of the best camping in Michigan on the isolated and quiet Isle Royale. Near Rock Harbor, MI, campers can enjoy a variety of activities from swimming and fishing to boating and scuba diving. Lake Superior’s seemingly bottomless depths offer a world of exploration for snorkelers and divers. Campsites close to the lake make it easy to put in a kayak or canoe for exploring the tiny islands and waterways found throughout the area. Campgrounds come with the amenities campers expect to find that include cabins, yurts, and plenty of sites ideal for tents. RV drivers will also find plenty of places to hook up their vehicles.

Best Camping Sites Near Isle Royale National Park, MI (39)

    Camper-submitted photo from Three Mile Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Three Mile Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Three Mile Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Three Mile Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Three Mile Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Three Mile Campground — Isle Royale National Park

    1.

    Three Mile Campground — Isle Royale National Park

    8 Reviews
    14 Photos
    13 Saves
    Eagle Harbor, Michigan

    Three Mile Campground is located on Rock Harbor Channel off of the Rock Harbor and Mount Franklin Trails. Boats can overnight at dock. Stay Limit: 1 night effective June 1 ___ September 17 annually Shelters: 8 Depth at dock (normal conditions): 9___ Access: Foot/canoe/kayak/private boat

    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins
    • Tent Cabin
    • Glamping
    Camper-submitted photo from Daisy Farm Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Daisy Farm Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Daisy Farm Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Daisy Farm Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Daisy Farm Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Daisy Farm Campground — Isle Royale National Park

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    Daisy Farm Campground — Isle Royale National Park

    6 Reviews
    7 Photos
    14 Saves
    Eagle Harbor, Michigan

    Isle Royale's largest campground is located at Daisy Farm, in Rock Harbor Channel, off of the Rock Harbor Trail, Daisy Farm Trail, and Mount Ojibway Trail. Boats can stay overnight at dock. Ranger Station staffed seasonally. Stay Limit: 3 nights from June 1 ___ Labor Day annually. Shelters: 16 Depth at dock (normal conditions): 9___. Access: Foot/canoe/kayak/private boat

    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins
    • Tent Cabin
    • Glamping
    Camper-submitted photo from McCargoe Cove Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from McCargoe Cove Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from McCargoe Cove Campground — Isle Royale National Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from McCargoe Cove Campground — Isle Royale National Park
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    McCargoe Cove Campground — Isle Royale National Park

    5 Reviews
    24 Photos
    6 Saves
    Grand Portage, Minnesota

    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. Boats can overnight at dock. Canoe/kayak access from Lake Superior or 1.2 mile portage from Chickenbone Lake. Stay Limit: 3 nights effective from June 1 ___ Labor Day annually. Shelters: 6 Depth at dock (normal conditions): 7___. Access: Foot/canoe/kayak/private boat

    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins
    • Tent Cabin
    • Glamping
    • Toilets
    Camper-submitted photo from West Chickenbone Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from West Chickenbone Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from West Chickenbone Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from West Chickenbone Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from West Chickenbone Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from West Chickenbone Campground — Isle Royale National Park

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    West Chickenbone Campground — Isle Royale National Park

    4 Reviews
    16 Photos
    14 Saves
    Grand Portage, Minnesota

    West Chickenbone Campground is located on the west end of Chickenbone Lake, off of the Indian Portage Trail This inland campground has no boater access. Canoe/kayak access from the 1.2 mile portage from McCargoe Cove or the 0.2 mile portage from Lake Livermore. Stay Limit: 2 nights from June 1 ___ Labor Day annually. Access: Foot/canoe/kayak

    • Tents
    • Group
    • Trash
    • Drinking Water
    • Toilets
    • Alcohol
    Camper-submitted photo from Moskey Basin Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Moskey Basin Campground — Isle Royale National Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from Moskey Basin Campground — Isle Royale National Park
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    Moskey Basin Campground — Isle Royale National Park

    4 Reviews
    12 Photos
    19 Saves
    Eagle Harbor, Michigan

    Moskey Basin Campground is located in Moskey Basin at the west end of Rock Harbor Channel, off of the Indian Portage and Rock Harbor Trails. Boats can overnight at dock. Canoe/kayak access from Rock Harbor Channel or via 2.0 mile portage from Lake Richie. Stay Limit: 3 nights from June 1 ___ Labor Day annually. Shelters: 6 Depth at dock (normal conditions): 8___. Access: Foot/canoe/kayak/private boat

    • Tents
    • Group
    • Toilets
    • Alcohol
    Camper-submitted photo from Rock Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Rock Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Rock Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Rock Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Rock Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park
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    Rock Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park

    4 Reviews
    13 Photos
    26 Saves
    Eagle Harbor, Michigan

    Rock Harbor Campground is located in Rock Harbor on the northeast end of Isle Royale, off of the Rock Harbor and Tobin Harbor Trails. Additional fees for boats to stay overnight at marina. Stay Limit: 1 night from June 1 ___ September 15 annually. Shelters: 9 Depth at dock (normal conditions): 3___-12___. Access: Foot/canoe/kayak/private boat

    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins
    • Tent Cabin
    • Glamping
    • Market
    Camper-submitted photo from Lane Cove Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lane Cove Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lane Cove Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lane Cove Campground — Isle Royale National Park
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    Lane Cove Campground — Isle Royale National Park

    3 Reviews
    10 Photos
    7 Saves
    Eagle Harbor, Michigan

    Lane Cove Campground is located in Lane Cove, on the north shore of Isle Royale National Park, off of the Lane Cove Trail. The Lane Cove Trail can be accessed via the Greenstone Ridge Trail. Stay Limit: 1 night effective June 1 ___ September 17 annually Access: Foot/canoe/kayak. No boat access.

    • Tents
    • Drinking Water
    • Alcohol
    Camper-submitted photo from Todd Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Todd Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Todd Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park
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    Todd Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park

    2 Reviews
    37 Photos
    6 Saves
    Grand Portage, Minnesota

    Todd Harbor Campground is located in Todd Harbor on the north shore of Isle Royale National Park, off of the Minong Ridge Trail. Boats can overnight at dock. Stay Limit: 3 nights from June 1 ___ Labor Day annually. Shelters: 1 Depth at dock (normal conditions): 2___. Access: Foot/canoe/kayak/private boat

    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins
    • Tent Cabin
    • Glamping
    • Alcohol
    Camper-submitted photo from Washington Creek Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Washington Creek Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Washington Creek Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Washington Creek Campground — Isle Royale National Park
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    Washington Creek Campground — Isle Royale National Park

    3 Reviews
    42 Photos
    7 Saves
    Grand Portage, Minnesota

    Washington Creek Campground is located along Washington Creek near Windigo on the southwest end of Isle Royale, off of the Feldtmann Lake, Minong, and Greenstone Ridge Trails. The Windigo Visitor Center, Windigo Store, and Windigo Comfort Station are all accessible from the campground. Boats can stay at Windigo Dock (average depth at dock 4'-20') or stay and walk .3 miles to campground. Stay Limit: 3 nights from June 1 ___ September 17 annually Shelters: 10 Access: Foot/canoe/kayak/private boat

    • Tents
    • Group
    • Market
    • Drinking Water
    • Toilets
    • Alcohol
    Camper-submitted photo from Chippewa Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Chippewa Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park
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    Chippewa Harbor Campground — Isle Royale National Park

    1 Review
    6 Photos
    21 Saves
    Eagle Harbor, Michigan

    Chippewa Harbor Campground is located in Chippewa Harbor, on the south shore of Isle Royale National Park. Trail access is via the Indian Portage Trail. Boats can stay overnight at dock. Stay Limit: 3 nights from June 1 ___ Labor Day annually. Shelters: 4 Depth at dock (normal conditions): 7___ Access: Foot/canoe/kayak/private boat

    • Tents
    • Cabins
    • Tent Cabin
    • Glamping
    • Toilets
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Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most popular campground near Isle Royale National Park?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Isle Royale National Park is Three Mile Campground — Isle Royale National Park with a 4.6-star rating from 8 reviews.

What parks are near Isle Royale National Park?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 7 parks near Isle Royale National Park that allow camping, notably Ottawa National Forest and Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.