Van Riper State Park located near Michigamme in Michigan’s Marquette county was originally established as of 1956 and is known for being on Lake Michigamme and 1.5 miles of frontage along the Peshekee River. Van Riper State Park is on the southern shores of Lake Superior along highway U.S. highway 41. Van Riper State Park features multiple campgrounds and a beautiful beach Some of the main things to do in Van Riper State Park include biking, paddling, hiking, fishing, swimming, snowmobiling, hunting, and cross-country skiing.
This park really offers it all from explorer programs to participating in a guided tour or renting a boat you can’t go wrong. Van Riper State Park is very large and covers over 1,044-acre’s so there are many options when it comes to camping.