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part ofHiawatha National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates


Grand Island Cabins are remotely located on forested Grand Island, surrounded by Lake Superior, 1/2 mile off the mainland community of Munising, Michigan. The cabins are placed in individual settings providing an excellent base for hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities.

Natural Features:

The cabins sit amidst a forest of old-growth trees within walking distance of Lake Superior. Grand Island's scenic natural beauty and interesting history make it an attractive place to spend your vacation. The island's miles of trails provide ample opportunity to view wildlife, picturesque sunsets, and enjoy pristine beaches.


Recreation opportunities include: kayaking, biking, hiking, fishing, swimming, beachcombing, and hunting.


Each cabin is 14' x 16' with an attached 8' x 14' screened in porch and offers four full size beds, bunk bed style. Maximum sleeping capacity is eight people per cabin. Picnic table and campfire ring with cooking grate are located just outside each cabin.

Nearby Attractions:

Lake Superior is the largest body of fresh water in the world. It is the coldest, cleanest, and deepest of the five Great Lakes. The lakes’ clear water enables viewing of several shipwrecks from in a boat.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Grills
  • Accessible Pit Toilets
  • Backpacking
  • Beach Access
  • Bed(s) With Mattress
  • Birding
  • Broom & Dust Pan
  • Bucket & Shovel
  • Bunkbed(s) With Mattresses
  • Campfire Rings
  • Cell Phone Service
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Firewood
  • Grills
  • Heater
  • Hunting
  • Picnic Area
  • Propane Grills
  • Propane Heat
  • Scenic Overlooks
  • Smoke Alarm
  • Snow shovel
  • Snowshoeing
  • Table & Chairs
  • Water
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Accessible Campsites
  • Accessible Drinking Water
  • Accessible Scenic Overlook
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Archeological Sites
  • Bike Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Geological Attractions
  • Ice Climbing
  • Ice Fishing
  • Mushroom Picking
  • Snowmobile Trails
Know Before You Go
  • No refunds due to weather conditions.
  • Transportation to and from island is the responsibility of guest.
  • Please contact Grand Island Ferry Service for transportation schedule if needed +1 906 387 2600
  • Bring own equipment including: drinking water, food, dishes, utensils, toilet paper, bedding, pillows, garbage bags, lantern, etc.
  • Dogs are allowed on a leash.
  • Firewood is provided.
  • Generators are prohibited.
  • Please call (906) 202-1778 before arrival for the combination code to a cabin.
    • Don't move firewood: To limit the spread of invasive tree-killing pests, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Some states have quarantines and may confiscate your firewood. Please help protect our forests from invasive species by obtaining your firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Visit dontmovefirewood.org for more information.

    Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    46.48667, -86.68528
    46°29'12"N, 86°41'7"W

    Beginning in fall and throughout winter, ferry service to the island is closed. Access to the island is only by personal watercraft, or, if the lake is frozen, access via foot or snowmobile. Please call ahead to find out if there is ice or open water. Crossing Lake Superior to get to Grand Island is at your own risk. Once on Grand Island, cabins can be accessed by hiking, biking, skiing, or use of snowmobile depending on the season. Sunset Cabin is located on the West Rim Trail approximately 3.6 miles from the island ferry landing.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    231 E. Superior St.
    Munising  MI  49862

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (906)202-1778
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