Campground, Marina, Sand Point Lighthouse
Public Welcome
101 Lighthouse Road, Baraga, MI 49908
Phone: 906-353-6955 or 906-201-4174

The Ojibwa Recreation Area is located by Highway 41 on the north side of Baraga, Michigan. There are two campgrounds. Red Pines offers campsites nestled amid towering red pines and the Lake Front campground is on the shores of Keweenaw B ay in Lake Superior. There are RV and tent campsites spread throughout the recreation area with water, electricity, a fire pit, and a picnic table. Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis

Wooded and Lake Front Campsites
Pavilion for Group Gatherings
Sand Point Lighthouse
Beaches for Swimming and Wading

The Lake Front Campground offers 79 campsites, many sites are located on the waterfront with a sandy beach in front of the site for swimming, wading, and fishing. Other campsites are located on the grassy grounds. Flush toilets,  showers, and a dump station are available.  A caretaker is at the campground full time to make sure everything is running smoothly.

The Red Pines Campground is located on the left of the Recreation Area with 60 sites nestled among the stately red pine trees. There is a pavilion in this campground for group gatherings. The annual Keweenaw Bay Maawanji-iding or Pow-wow is held in this campground every summer in July.

Campground guests can swim by the lake front campgrounds or there is a sandy swimming beach on the road that takes you past the Red Pines Campground. Take your chair, blanket, a book and you are set for a lovely time relaxing on the beach a nd enjoying the view across Keweenaw Bay. The darker sand is stamp sand that has migrated from a copper stamp mill that was located several miles north of the lighthouse.

The Marina, located by the Lake Front Campground, offers a boat ramp for launching your boat for fishing or boating on Keweenaw Bay. Slips are available for overnight or longer rentals. Try your luck fishing for lake trout, salmon, large mouth bass ,  steelhead trout, plus a variety of other fish or cruise along the shoreline and enjoy the beautiful waters of Lake Superior.

MARINA MOORING (Prices are per foot for the Season)
Non-Tribal Member $10.00 Tribal Member $8.00
Boat Launching Fee: Daily  $2.00 Season $20.00
Dock Fee: Daily  $2.00. Weekly $14.00

The exterior of the Sand Point Lighthouse has been returned to its original design with the removal of the enclosed porch that had been added to the dwelling. The lighthouse, first lit in 1878, has been deactivated and replaced by an automated li ght. The grounds are open to the public but the dwelling is not open to visitors at this time.

The Sand Point Archeological Site, spread over 19 acres on private Keweenaw Bay Indian Community property, contains the remains of a Lake Woodland Period Village with 12 burial mounds that historians believe were occupied approximately 1100-1400 AD , and a variety of artifacts. The Sand Point Lighthouse and the Sand Point Archeological Site are both listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Red Pines Campground
Tent: Daily $10. Weekly $40
RV: Daily $15. Weekly $65

Lake Front Campground
Tent: Daily  $15, Weekly $75
RV: Daily $20. Weekly $100

Red Pines Campground

Tent: Daily $5. Weekly $15
RV: Daily $10. Weekly $35

Lake Front Campground
Tent: Daily  $7. Weekly $35
RV: Daily $15. Weekly $60


The Ojibwa Recreation Area is located on Highway US-41 on the north side of Baraga. Watch for the sign on the east side of the highway. The Red Pines Wooded Campground is located on the left side of the road. Turn right at t he first road to reach the Lake Front Campground. Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
No Reservations.

Sorry: No ORVs permitted on the campground.


Visit our website at  www.ojibwacampground.com
for rates and additional information.
Phone: 906-353-6955 or 906-201-4174



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