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Nice place. Very clean and managed well

Love this place!

Busy place in July! Perfect location to plan multi-family camping. Lots of amenities on site and nearby.

Good Pit Stop

This is a nice clean campground if you’re looking for a quick overnight on your way to a better destination. The sites are wide open with no privacy.

Private sites

Clean showers that are their own facility on the back side of building for restrooms, single shower, toilet and sink with locking door. 

This is one of the newer facilities as it was previously a day use only facility with a boat landing.

Decent

Couldn’t find any easy access to the water. No maps or signs or anything to tell you about the place. Right behind a housing authority too so was a bit sketchy.

Boulder Junction 07/2019

Love Boulder Junction! Always a great time to spend 4th of July ❤️🎉🎊

Nice,Private Rustic Campground

I would have given it a 3.5 but whole stars are required. We took a chance on driving 1.5 hours to Carney Lake State Campground and we are pleased that we did. The sites were first-come first-serve and we were lucky to get a site on the lake. The downside: the lake was pretty rocky and mucky. If I wouldn’t have forgotten my water shoes I would have been fine. It is a small park with wooded sites. Site #9 looked to be the best one, there was a clear view of the lake and there was a little railing which was almost like a patio or deck. We camped in our popup camper, there was a few 5th wheels and a few tents. Everyone was very friendly.

We only stayed one night but that was enough

We had broken glass all over our site. The park staff apologized and brought us a nice bundle of wood for our trouble.

Loud cars, trucks and semi’s were traveling the roads outside of the park at all hours. Drivers took great pleasure in stomping on the gas and racing past at an almost ear deafening sound.

The beach was really nice and the playgrounds were great for the grandkids.

Maybe a site further away from the road might make a difference in the background noise

Good spot to camp

The camp ground was under expansion when we went, which is good cause there weren't many open sites when we booked. The bathrooms were clean and the site was a good wooded tent site.

Wonderful small park

This was our 1st stop in the UP and we couldn’t be more pleased. We originally had a 10 day reservation and enjoyed it so much that we extended it for another 10 days. Beautiful natural swimming area in the rear of the property and we picked blueberries and raspberries right here on premise. Hope to return one day.

Nice place cheap

Great campground 20$ a nite with electric and water!!!!!Some have sewer. Beautiful walking trail along river. Quiet. Campsite for tents and RV. Call for directions lol The gps takes you to the old back entrance. The owner was an awesome lady she helped us find a repair guy for a breakdown. They do not take credit cards !!

Some sights could be mowed but hey for this price and this location so what!! Definitely will return

Love our spot

We had an amazing spot with a trail right to the water in our camp spot. Wood was available for sale as well, only $10 a night!

Decent

Spots are very close to each other and not secluded. Trails from the campground to the beach and fishing are were nice. Unfortunately when we went a group of drunk kids came and picked the spot next to us and were very loud and wandered through our spot looking for wood and the trail.

Good campground

All around good campground. Sites weren’t too close to each other and were at a normal level of seclusion. Beach and fishing area

Great

Loved the hike in, decided to walk the whole loop and unfortunately the bridge at the end was under water and we had to turn around and walk back instead. Lake was gorgeous and the hike in wasn’t too bad.

Love

Very hospitable. Sites were large and well cared for. Trails, parks, and a beach. Very affordable kayak and canoe rentals. Friendly staff. Wood for sale on site, fishing pole rentals, tennis courts. Will definitely come back!

Wouldn’t suggest

Most of the sites looked like they had been deserted for years. A few good sites for campers though. The primitive camp sites couldn’t fit a tent if you tried. Bathroom was clean but no one at front desk or to answer my calls.

Nice large sights

Nice and shady. Sights have space. Pool, showers, dump station, mini golf and other activities. Camp fire wood was nice and dry at a good price. Vary hilly.

Love this place

Very nice lake and beach area. Good fishing. Clean campground with running water and bathrooms.

A beautiful family campground!

This campground is very clean and nice with tons of things to do! The sites are nice and big and the pond has inflatables that are very fun.

Great campsites, beautiful waterfalls and creeks to swim in within a very short walk.

Clean quiet campground. Private sites and spacious grounds

Ok

No power, no water, clean pit toilets, beautiful water view sites, no dump station, LOTS of mosquitos. Hoped to stay a few nights, chased out by mosquitoes after first one.

Camped and had a Birthday Party

Stayed at Van Riper a few years ago. Had my son's 6th birthday party here. We were able to grill our food at our camp site then brought it over closer to the beach where we set up in the grassy area. This area has scattered trees for those who wanted shade and those who didn't. The kids were are to play on the beach or the play ground equipment. Very nice and relaxing way to celebrate.

A gem close to home

We live about 15 minutes from this campground but it’s such a beautiful getaway! The beach and playgrounds are great. The sites are big and wooded and there’s some nice hiking trails. It’s also affordable!

Great camp for UP fishing and hiking

Stayed here 2 nights and fished the lake in a 3 person boat. The lake is non-motorized and even though we were there the week of 4th of July, there were very few other campers. Only 1 or 2 other boats on the lake all through our stay, and some swimmers at the beach, the lake being non-motorized was very quiet and peaceful. Boat landing is gravel and a tad washed out, but fully usable for the small trolling boats that are allowed here. There were 3 RVs at some sites closer to the campground entrance but besides the occasion generator, they were very quiet and kept to themselves. Caught lots of Brook trout, smallmouth, and other panfish. Apparently large Northern reside in the depths, though we weren't lucky enough to hook one of the monsters hiding in the middle of this 80' deep lake. There is a small island that looks accessible by boat or swimming across the sandbar from the beach, but we didn't make land, just looked at its beauty from the water. There is a nesting bald eagle we continously saw while fishing as well as a young eagle hiding in a large tree near our site. There are also a pair of loons who weren't hard to spot every few minutes. Campsites are varying sizes and decently spaced, although some seem to be a little close together, it wasn't hard to get a good site on the lake with no neighbors. Every site has a picnic table, lantern hooks and a large metal fire ring with a heavy duty attached grill grate. Bathrooms are decent and centrally placed. Sunsets were fantastic, lake is crystal clear. Bugs are insane, but it's a part of the territory. Be prepared to make battle with the huge mosquito population of the Northwoods. Other than that, gorgeous location, secluded and pristine but only 6 miles to some amenities and attractions in Watersmeet, with a tavern and even the casino just a short drive away.

Clean rustic lake fun

Nice flat dirt sites, clean water pumps, well maintained toilets and a shared sandy swimming beach. Nice hiking trail runs from Spectacle Lake Campground to Kentuck Lake Campground. Quiet area, close to Phelps, Eagle River and border of Upper Michigan. Boat launch in campground.

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Nice little camp ground

Very nice little camp ground. Has a small beach and shelter with with a fireplace. Nice level deep spots that are nicely separated. Pit toilets. I think the sites are all primitive. You can hear the road but we also heard the loons :)

In town camping

Nice campground in the town of Gwinn. Close to large park. Great fishing on Escanaba river. Large bathroom as and showers. Try the local restaurants.. Great Pizza at Rodney’s Pizza!

Party central

One side of the campground is permanent mobile homes. This is not a place I would bring my family to camp.