Tahquamenon Falls State Park RV & Campground Guide
Tahquamenon Falls State Park, MI, encompasses close to 50,000 acres of undeveloped woodland without roads, buildings or power lines. The centerpiece of the park, and the very reason for its existence, is the Tahquamenon River with its waterfalls. The Upper Falls is one of the largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi. It has a drop of nearly 50 feet and is more than 200 feet across. A maximum flow of more than 50,000 gallons of water per second has been recorded cascading over these falls. Four miles downstream is the Lower Falls, a series of five smaller falls cascading around an island. Although not as dramatic as the Upper Falls, they are equally magnificent. The falls can be viewed from the river bank or from the island, which can be reached by rowboat rented from a park concession.
Located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Tahquamenon Falls State Park is a place where year-round activities and attractions thrive. The area is home to miles of snowmobile trails, cross-country skiing pathways and a host of winter fun. It has been named a no. 1 stop for colors of Fall foliage, not to mention the summer lakes and exploring to be done – boat, fish, swim, water-ski, canoe, & kayak during the season.
RV Resorts & Campsites in Tahquamenon Falls State Park
There are several campgrounds within the state park to pick from rustic to modern starting at $20 per night. RVing is the most convenient way to enjoy the state parks and if you don’t own one, rent one with RVshare and we will help customize your trip all the way. All RV rentals come with nationwide insurance, 24/7 roadside assistance, and a world-class team to make sure you get the RV perfectly designed for your adventure-seeking self. RVing offers you great protection, a great night’s sleep and better options for bringing your own food so that you can have all your comforts needed that allow you to tackle each day’s adventures.
State parks fill up really quickly, so here are a few other great RV campground options:
Kritter’s Northcountry Campground & Cabins
Centered within Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula, their location places guests within the center of the most beautiful land, forests, waterfalls and attractions. Water and electric sites are $33 per night or full hookup with sewer is $44 per night.
Water hookup: yes
Electrical hookup: yes
Sewer hookup: yes
Wi-Fi: yes (fee)
Other amenities: Library, pavilion, laundry facilities, play areas, nature trails, modern bathhouses
Woodland Park Campground
Situated on the shore of Lake Superior, the park is only three blocks from the main business area of Grand Marais; three blocks from the local marina and four blocks from sandy swimming beaches. If you want to fish, it is only a half-mile from the best whitefish sport-fishing in the state of Michigan. For rates and reservations call (906) 494-2613.
Water hookup: yes
Electrical hookup: yes
Sewer hookup: no
Other amenities: cable, play areas, beach access, dump stations, drinking water fill stations, bathhouses, laundry facilities
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What to Do at
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Inside Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Other than the stunning waterfalls, the wildlife at this state park is another reason to love this place. Moose are occasionally seen feeding in the wet areas of the park, especially along M-123 between Paradise and the Lower Falls. Black bear, coyote, otter, deer, fox, porcupine, beaver and mink are a few of the other wildlife species which can be seen in the park. The abundant bird life includes spruce grouse, pileated woodpecker, bald eagle and a variety of waterfowl and songbirds. This is truly a majestic place to park your RV.
Boat rental: Boat rentals are available at the Lower Falls concession from Memorial Day to October 11 for row boats and canoes.
Cross-Country Skiing: The park has four miles of regularly groomed ski trails and is also open to backcountry skiing.
Fishing: Brown trout, walleye, northern muskie, northern pike, yellow perch, smallmouth bass and more are frequently caught in the Tahquamenon River.
Paddlesports: The Tahquamenon River offers 17 miles of canoeing from the Lower Falls to the Rivermouth area. Carry-in access sites are available both at the Lower Falls and at Rivermouth.
How to Get to
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Take M-123 toward Newberry, MI. Turn onto N Lower Campground Lane and the park entrance will be on the right.
41382 W. M 123
Paradise MI, 49768
Entering Tahquamenon Falls State Park
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Frequently Asked Questions About Tahquamenon Falls State Park
The climate of Tahquamenon Falls State Park is cool and temperate. The average summer temperature is in the low 80s, and the average winter temperature is in the low 20s. The park experiences a fair amount of precipitation.
Tahquamenon Falls State Park is home to many species of wildlife, including white-tailed deer, black bear, beaver, otter, and many birds. You may also see rarer species, such as the cougar or bobcat.
There are about 50 designated RV camping spots in Tahquamenon Falls State Park, and most of them have full hookups. The paved roads and campsites can accommodate any size RV. There is a sanitary dump station available for campers.
You will have to reserve a camping spot at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. Prices start from $20 per night for a site with full hookups. You can also find a limited number of first-come, first-serve sites for $16 per night.
Tahquamenon Falls State Park is accessible for disabled visitors. The Lower Falls has a wheelchair-accessible boardwalk, and the Upper Falls has a viewing platform accessible by a paved trail.
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