Bewabic State Park RV & Campground Guide


Bewabic State Park lies directly to the west of Crystal Falls, Michigan, on the coast of Fortune Lake. This 315-acre public recreation area is popular for hiking, fishing, swimming, and boating. Evident by the CCC structures that are still active, the park has a rich Civilian Conservation Corps history. In fact, Bewabic State Park was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2016 for these storied structures. While nestled in a rural area of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the park is near the extended communities of Iron Hill and Caspian.

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Spring 11-65 F
Summer 48-79 F
Fall 22-69 F
Winter 2-27 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Bewabic State Park

A properly planned trip to Bewabic State Park can be amazing, but a few tools can help you bring it to the next level. Consider visiting the Upper Peninsula in an RV, which will provide the mobility that you need to get around the park without making you sacrifice space or comfort. If you don't own an RV, explore some local rental options via RVshare.

Paint River Hills Campground and Cabins

Paint River Hills Campground and Cabins is one of the many great camping options you have to select from near Bewabic State Park. This spot is located in the downtown district of Crystal Falls on an ample 24 acres. Constructed in 2003, the campground offers a unique hiking trail that runs along the river as well as a variety of other amenities. People love to go tubing and swimming here. The RV park contains 18 RV campsites that run at a rate of $20 per night. The address of Paint River Hills Campground and Cabins is 525 Paint River Hills Rd, Crystal Falls, MI 49920.

Klint Safford Memorial RV Park

Klint Safford Memorial RV Park is located in downtown Iron River, which is 10 miles west of the state park, on the grounds of the Iron County Chamber of Commerce. This location is ideal as it is within walking distance from a variety of shopping destinations and restaurants. The campground charges a nightly rate of $28 for sites with full hookups. The address of Klint Safford Memorial RV Park is 50 E Genesee St, Iron River, MI 49935.

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What to Do at
Bewabic State Park

Inside Bewabic State Park

Bewabic State Park offers amenities to cater to practically anyone; whether you prefer activities on the water or land, you're sure to find something to occupy your time. Activities on the water include fishing, swimming, and boating. The state park’s boat launch is especially popular among visitors. If you are looking to stay dry, you can take advantage of tennis courts and picnicking facilities, or try metal detecting, a popular hobby in the region. There is even a playground to keep the young ones entertained during your journey. 

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How to Get to
Bewabic State Park

Bewabic State Park is located on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula just north of the Michigan-Wisconsin border. The nearest major cities are Milwaukee and Minneapolis. Coming from Milwaukee, you will begin your route by getting onto I-794. From this point, follow I-43 N and US-41 N until you reach US-141 N in Lena, Wisconsin. Now, continue along US-141 N until you reach your destination and exit at Crystal Falls Township. 

If you are coming from Minneapolis, start your route by getting onto I-94 E from Soth 6th St. Next, take the following roads as they come up in this order: WI-29 E, US-51 N, and US-8 E. Now, you will want to take exit 234 from US-51 N. Finally, continue to travel along US-8 E until you reach your destination, which will be at the Crystal Falls Township exit. The address of Bewabic State Park is 720 Idlewild Rd. Crystal Falls MI, 49920.

Entering Bewabic State Park

Bewabic State Park is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Bewabic State Park Per vehicle : $12.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Bewabic State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Bewabic State Park?

Though they don't last long, the autumns in northern woods are beautiful, and Bewabic's forests are no different. In the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the leaves usually reach their peak color around early October. However, depending on the year, peak days can come as early as the last week of September or as late as the first week of October.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Bewabic State Park?

Once you visit Bewabic State Park, you'll see why it's a popular spot for camping. The campground has over 137 sites for camping. Most sites have large, shady areas with wooded buffers to keep things private. Every site has a fire ring and picnic table, and many have electricity. And for those traveling in RVs, don't worry--many sites are RV-ready with water, sewer, and electricity hookups.

Are pets allowed at Bewabic State Park?

While enjoying the great outdoors with your furry friend, please remember to keep them on a leash and clean up after them. The management wants everyone to be able to enjoy the park, including the four-legged friends.

Is Bewabic State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

The state park is committed to providing outdoor recreation opportunities for everyone. The campground, beach, and group camping areas are all wheelchair accessible. The nature trails have packed cinder surfaces and are also wheelchair accessible. Some picnic tables in the day-use areas are wheelchair accessible as well.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Bewabic State Park and what is the cost?

Reservations are not required for camping at the Bewabic State Park. However, if you plan on visiting during the peak season, you must make a reservation to ensure you get a spot. The cost of camping is around $20.