Wells State Park RV & Campground Guide


Wells State Park is a lakefront public recreation area located in Cedar River, Michigan. Specifically, the area lies in Menominee County just of M-35, a state trunkline highway that extends along the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Wells State Park is known for its natural beauty, campgrounds, hiking trails, and forested surroundings. The area was first put to use when Sam Crawford purchased it in 1898, and the development of the park began in 1927. In 2002, the state park was added to the National Register of Historic Places. You will find a few cities near Wells State Park, including Stephenson and Wallace in Michigan and Sister Bay in Wisconsin.

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Spring 17-67 F
Summer 49-81 F
Fall 24-69 F
Winter 4-30 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Wells State Park

Taking a trip to Wells State Park can be an amazing experience with the right resources and planning. Renting an RV could be what you need to enhance your journey through the park and make it special. RVshare is the best way to find RV rentals in any area.

Coyote RV Park & Campground

Coyote RV Park & Campground is a great option near Wells State Park that is equipped with over 50 sites with water and electricity hookups. The spot is tucked away from the area’s main streets, giving it a peaceful atmosphere you can enjoy during your downtime. Amenities include a social pavilion, charcoal grills, a small pond, and a playground for children. The nightly rate to stay here is $25. Coyote RV Park & Campground is located at W618 County Road G-12, Stephenson, MI 49887.

Island Resort & Casino RV Park

If you want a little indoor excitement during your trip, consider staying at Island Resort & Casino RV Park in Harris. This spot goes above and beyond with its amenities and attractions, including a spa, golf course, and a gambling casino for those of age. You can also get some exercise at the complimentary fitness center then unwind in the hot tub once you are done. The nightly rate at Island Resort & Casino RV Park is $20. The campground is located at W 399 US-2, Harris, MI 49845.

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What to Do at
Wells State Park

Inside Wells State Park

The sandy beach shoreline and grassy woods of Wells State Park provide visitors with many recreation opportunities. If you like being out on the water, head down to the Green Bay shore for swimming, fishing, boating, and more. If you prefer to stay on land, there are plenty of options for you as well. Just make your way to one of the many hiking trails or picnic areas. Whatever you are looking for, you are sure to find it at Wells State Park.

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How to Get to
Wells State Park

The address of the park is N 7670 Highway, M-35, Cedar River, MI 49887. It is located on the shore of Lake Michigan’s Green Bay at the halfway point between Escanaba and Menominee. If you are coming from Milwaukee, take the I-43 N across Green Bay, where the road becomes highway US-41. Then continue north until the road becomes M-35 and you see the exit at Cedarville Township. 

If you are coming from Chicago. The directions are similar, but Chicago is further south than Milwaukee so you start the drive on I-94 N. After a couple of hours driving north, the road becomes I-43 N. From here, simply follow the directions as if you were coming from Milwaukee. 

Entering Wells State Park

Wells State Park’s hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday to Friday, and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

Wells State Park Per vehicle : $12.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Wells State Park

What kind of wildlife can be found in Wells State Park?

Wells State Park's 678 acres of woods and shoreline are home to deer, raccoons, rabbits, pheasants, and grouse. Bears, coyotes, and bobcats also live in the area. Use caution when hiking or camping.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Wells State Park?

Yes. The campground in Wells State Park has 150 spots close to the shore. Many of these have 50-amp hookups. A dump station and potable water are available on the grounds.

Are pets allowed at Wells State Park?

Michigan allows pets in all of its state parks as long as owners follow the rules. This means keeping pets out of buildings and away from designated swim areas. Pets should be leashed at all times.

What is the climate of Wells State Park?

The climate in this part of Michigan tends to be frigid and snowy during the winter months when temps dip into the single digits. Summers are milder with highs in the low 80s.

Is Wells State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Wells State Park strives to be accessible for disabled visitors. The campground has ADA-compliant restrooms and multiple accessible sites. The park's playground, picnic shelters, restrooms, beach house, and several trails are also accessible.