Standard (Tent/RV)
Tent Cabin
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Tent Sites
Drinking Water
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
About J.W. Wells State Park
Drive In
Walk In
Boat In
ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Trash Available
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RVs and Trailers
Sanitary Dump
Sewer Hookups
Water Hookups
No 30 amp Hookups
50 amp Hookups
Max Length: 50 ft.
J.W. Wells State Park is located in Michigan
45.3954 N
-87.3673 W
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15 Reviews of J.W. Wells State Park
Beautiful views... great breeze off the Lake

We got a great spot with some amazing views and the lake breeze kept most the bugs at bay. Clean (and free) showers available for campers and a nice playground for the kids… rocky beach by the campsite but a long walk/short drive to the sandy beach… kids had a blast. Some sites don’t handle the rain well, but they don’t oversell in case people need a different spot. Lots of space, lots of fun…

Clean, Scenic sites

This was our first experience at this park in the southern section of the western part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Many of the sites are just feet from Lake Michigan.  We listened to the waves all night long.  The park is very well maintained and clean.  We checked in on Labor Day just as the majority of campers were leaving.  The individual sites are grassy with many trees throughout the campground.  The restrooms/showers were spotless and constantly maintained.  While this was our first stop, it won't be our last.  Being that close to the lake is wonderful.

Wonderful park

It was a clean, busy park. We had a nice shaded site along the woods great for tent camping. The bathrooms are kept up nicely, the only downfall of the trip was the rain and our leaky tent!!

Nice place large

For a modern campground it’s clean nice beach grassy campground clean showers and restrooms playgrounds for kids horse shoes Plus 22$ a nite with electric we stayed in # 33 nice view of the lake not obstructed by other campers

Great isolated tent spot

We stayed at rustic site 151, about a mile from the main campground. This site has easy lake views and multiple lake access points.

Camping area was clean and large. Has space for two large 6 person tents easily.

Surrounded by trees with a path to the lake. It is very quiet and peaceful.

Such a great Campground

This is a great campground not just because this was the first campground park I worked on but because after 40 years it is still great.   Most of the sites are beautiful grass sites, when we were there it was rainy so some of the sites where a lake.  So if you didn't get a bayside site you could have a lake side site.  Great place to tent cam.  They have a nice beach but no life guard.  They have a a lot of items for kids and families, such as the beach, basket ball court, hiking trails and great playgrounds. If you are a walker they have some great trails.  Just up for a day the picnic area is super.  

The bathrooms are clean and well kept up.  

The employees are very friendly and helpful.

I love that you can look up at night and see all the great stars.

We went to Menominee to see the launching of a Navy Ship from Marinette Marine and that is something you don't see everyday.

Enjoyed the craft fair for all the campers the weekend we were also there.  

Such a great camprgound.

Great location, beautiful scenery, electric sites for camping and peaceful

We love it here! Stayed right on the water, tent style, quiet, big nice bathrooms, and easy check in

Water smelled aweful

Water was gross and stinky from ships pumping their bilge.

Campground on Lake MI

This is the last Michigan State Park Campground as you are heading south and entering WI.

Beautiful views of the Lake looking east and south to Washington Island and Door County Peninsula. Nice stream and playground for kids to play in and on. Mostly grassy campsites so things get a little wet after heavy rains. Most sites have electricity and water.

nice and quiet campground on the water.

some sites are low, so water flows to the site on rainy days. there are some trails you can walk, there is a ball diamond for kids and a small court for basketball. there is also some nice cabins and areas for tents. you can meet a lot of really nice people here.