Rent a Rustic Cabin Program
in Upper Peninsula State Parks

Upper Peninsula State Parks have more than 26 cabins available to rent. Five different parks have cabins for your convenience and pleasure. These rustic cabins can be a functional and enjoyable base camp for hunting, fishing or hiking. Cross-country skiing, ice fishing or snowmobiling can be just as much fun.

 Michigan State Parks also rent Camper Cabins, Lodges, Yurts, and a Tepee at some State Parks.

The cabins are on quiet sites and many overlook water. The smaller cabins tend to be more comfortable for families. At some sites, two or more nearby cabins can accommodate larger groups.

The cabins have single size beds or bunks with mattresses, a table, chairs, broom and propane heater or a wood stove for heat. There are outside hand-pumps for water and vault toilets.

You must bring bedding, cookware and tableware, axe and handsaw, first-aid kit, lanterns, flashlights, and bug repellent. We recommend a portable stove for cooking. When you call, ask if additional furnishings are provided. At the more remote cabins, the park may provide extra gear so you won't have to carry in as much.

Call 800-447-2757 (800-44-PARKS) for reservations or visit the park
and ask if suitable cabins and dates are available for your visit.
For additional information on rentals of our cabins and lodges, visit our website at



Cabin fees are based upon cabin capacity and location.
Please call the individual Park or 800-447-2757 (800-44-PARKS) for information on rates and availability

Craig Lake State Park, c/o Van Riper State Park, PO Box 88, Champion MI 49014. (906) 339-4461. 2 Cabins.

McLain State Park, Rt 1 Box 82 M-203, Hancock MI 49930. (906) 482-0278. 1 cabin.

Porcupine Mt State Park, 412 South Boundary Rd, Ontonagon MI 49903 (906) 885 5275 19 cabins.

Van Riper State Park, P0 Box 88, Champion MI 49814. (906) 339 4461 1 cabin.

J.W. Wells State Park, N 7670 M-35, Cedar River MI 49813. (906) 863- 9747. 5 cabins.


These State Parks have Mini-cabins that sleep 4. Bunk beds & mattresses. You provice all bedding, cookware and tableware.

One mini-cabin available at Baraga, Brimley, Ft. Wilkins, Twin Lakes, and Van Riper State Park. McLain has 6 cabins, and the Straits has two.

Camper Cabins available at Van Riper , Tahquamenon Falls, and Fort Wilkins State Parks.

A Tepee is available at Baraga State Park. Reserve a night's stay in the Kitchigami Tepee.

Yurts are available at Craig Lake State Park and Porcupine Mountains State Park.

Lodges are available at Tahquamenon Falls, Twin Lakes Lodge, Fayette Historic State Park's Furnace Hill Lodge. and Historic Bay Stone Lodge at J.W. Wells State Park . The Lodges include kitchens, multiple bedrooms, and f ull bathrooms,

If you can't use your reservation. notify the appropriate park office. To get a full refund. you must notify the park 30 days before your reserved date. If the cancellation is less than 30 days before your expected arrival, one night cancellation fee will be deducted from the refund. If the park isn't notified until after the first reserved night, the cancellation fee, plus the fee for each reserved night prior to notice, will be deducted from the refund.

Applicant Requirements and Regulations
The senior responsible person of the party must register.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

Occupancy is limited to the number of beds provided in the cabin.

Dogs or other pets are not permitted in cabins.

All motor vehicles require a State Park Motor Vehicle Permit.

Park vehicles in the areas designated.

Applications limited to no more than 15 nights at any park.

Cabin occupants are liable for damages to the cabin and its contents.

Check In/Check Out
Check-out time is 3:00 p.m. Check in times are arranged between you and the park, but no check-in will be scheduled later than 8:00 p.m. Your cabin will not be held past 12:00 noon of your second day unless the park office is notified of your late arrival.

Cabin Etiquette
Please help Michigan State Parks keep these cabins clean and attractive. Please dispose of trash properly in the containers provided. The park staff may remove from a cabin any individual or party who is in violation of State Park Rules and Regulations. If there is no damage to state property by an evicted group, only a cancellation fee will be deducted from the refund for the unused time.

Call the individual state park to reserve a cabin.

For more information about the cabin rental program or any of our other programs about Michigan State Parks, call or write

BOX 30028
LANSING Ml 48909
Phone 517/373-1270

Online Reservations
Phone: 800-447-2757 (800-44-PARKS)

 Michigan State Parks Information and phone numbers

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