Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is located in Michigan’s Ontonagon/Gogebic counties and is the largest state park within Michigan. With 60,000 acres located along the southern shores of Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan it is a beautiful stop along your Lake Superior Circle Tour. It is known to be one of the last remaining large wilderness areas within the region. It has many beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, vistas, and hemlock-hardwood stands. With being such a large park of course there is plenty to do.
It is open all year round and is the perfect camping spot if you plan to travel in the colder months because they offer winter camping. During the winter you can snowshoe, hike, and cross-country ski. If you are traveling in the warmer months you can swim, paddle, hunt, fish, hike, and participate in metal detecting or nature programs. They also have Wi-Fi available and pet-friendly areas. You can even use their boat rentals to explore the waters more or simply float leisurely. Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park includes many amenities such as a boat launch, modern restrooms, concession store, group camping sites, picnic areas, dumping stations, a visitors’ center and even Yurts for your own renting purposes. They offer camping for every type of camping shelter such as a tent or RV.