Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore hugs the Lake Superior shoreline for more than 40 miles along Michigan's northern coast. Lake Superior is the largest, deepest, coldest, and most pristine of all the Great Lakes. Camping at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is a great way to relax and enjoy the beauties the lakeshore has to offer. Campgrounds are rustic, and do not provide electric or sewer hookups. Campers, trailers, and RVs are welcome, note there are generator free areas. Cell phone reception is limited, so unplug, unwind, and enjoy the serenity Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Campgrounds has to offer.
This small campground (8 sites) is located 3 miles north of Alger County Road H-58 and 20 miles northeast of Munising on Little Beaver Lake. One campsite is wheelchair accessible. Single unit vehicles in excess of 36 feet and vehicle/trailer combined units in excess of 42 feet are prohibited at Little Beaver because of the small campsites and the narrow, twisting, hilly access road.
A small boat ramp is available for launching boats. Only electric motors are permitted on Little Beaver Lake and Beaver Lake as these lakes are within the Beaver Basin Wilderness area. Little Beaver also features the White Pine Trail, a 1.0 mile loop trail. A 1.5 mile trail leads to Lake Superior and connects with the North Country Trail.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore drive-in campsites are rustic and do not have electric, water, or sewer hookups. Campsites provide a picnic table, fire ring with grill grate, and tent pad. The campgrounds have vault toilets and well water. Typically there is no cell phone reception.
*Please print your reservation and have it with you or attached to campsite post.
*No more than 8 people per site.
*Camping is limited to 14 nights per calendar year within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
*Check out time is 11:00 am. You can occupy your site anytime after 11:00 am
*Campground quiet hours are from 8pm to 8am.
*No more than 2 vehicles per site, (including towed trailers). This is strictly enforced, there are plenty of day use parking spaces near by for extra vehicles.
*Only two tents or two hammocks per site, or one of each allowed per site. One tent must be on the tent pad, and the second tent must be within 6 feet of the pad. Hammocks must be within 6 feet of the tent pad. A screen/bug tent may be placed over a picnic table and does not count toward the two tent limit.
*Campfires are ONLY allowed within the provided fire rings. Do not leave fires unattended. Only use dead and down wood, or local firewood to prevent the spread of invasive species. Beach fires are NOT allowed. Axes and chainsaws are PROHIBITED for cutting down trees, limbs, etc. for firewood.
*All food items, pet food, (and scented items such as toothpaste) must be stored and sealed in a hard-sided vehicle when not in use to prevent unwanted animal visitors to campsites. Pack out ALL trash.
Sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, inland lakes, deep forest, and wild shoreline beckon you to visit Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The power of Lake Superior shapes the park's coastal features and affects every ecosystem, creating a unique landscape to explore. Hiking, camping, sightseeing, and four-season outdoor opportunities abound
Guided kayaking and other boat tours within the national lakeshore are offered by authorized private companies. Pontoon boat and other rentals for use on Lake Superior are available in nearby communities.
Hiking, fishing, boating using electric motor boats, and paddling are popular activities that can be done right from the campground.
For campground inquiries, please call: 906-387-3700