Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park


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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park


Location:3 miles west of Silver City on M-107.
Facilities:100 modern campsites, 70 rustic campsites, a rental lodge, 19 rustic cabins, organization campground, picnic area and shelter, trails (100+ miles), beach house, canoe/kayak rentals (seasonal), 2 boat launches, concession/store, visitor center (open mid-May to mid-October), ski lodge, ski rentals.
Activities:Camping, hunting, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, wildlife observation, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Located 15 miles west of Ontonagon in the Upper Peninsula, Michigan's largest state park (and only state-designated wilderness) is one of the few remaining large wilderness areas in the Midwest. Set on the shores of Lake Superior, the park includes old-growth forest and varied scenic vistas. Areas of attraction within the "Porkies" include the Lake of the Clouds viewing area, Summit Peak observation tower, and the scenic Presque Isle River corridor, which has the state's second largest waterfall. The park also contains the Porcupine Mountains Ski Area, a major Michigan winter sports area.
Address:33303 Headquarters Rd
Ontonagon, MI 49953

Phone:906-885-5275
Web: www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=426
Size: 59,020 acres.

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