Bewabic State Park, Crystal Falls

4.6
#10 of 17 in Trails in Upper Peninsula
Bewabic State Park is a 315acre state park located near Crystal Falls, Michigan in Iron County, Michigan on the shore of Fortune Lake. Bewabic State Park is site #9 of the Iron County Heritage Trail System. The park is rich with Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) history as evidenced by the CCC structures still in use. The park is unique in that it is the only state park in Michigan with tennis courts. The park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016 for its CCC-related architecture.
SwimmingPlayground Hiking. A trail begins in the campground and leads to the day-use area. Benches along the route allow hikers time to stop and appreciate the natural areas. The trail takes about one hour to hike.Cross-country skiing. The park offers a 2.5-mile groomed ski trail.Fishing. Perch, bass, bluegill and walleye are plentiful in Fortune Lake.PicnickingPicnic AreaPicnic Shelter
Boating. A launch is located on Fortune Lake, which is a chain of four lakes.Metal Detecting - Metal detecting is recognized as a legitimate recreational activity when it is conducted in ways that do not damage the natural and cultural resources in Michigan State Parks nor violate applicable state statutes. Use a map that shows clearly where this activity may take place. Any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
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  • Found this place by accident. What a beautiful setting. Saw a Linden tree, many trees changing color. If you like quiet nature you will love this place. The lake water so clean, you could almost drink...  more »
  • Camping for a week with family. Lots of great sites with plenty of grass and room. Bathrooms ok. Very quiet.  more »
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  • If you want a quiet, beautiful place to camp, this is it! The campsites are separated by trees. The small lake is clear and beautiful. It's very pleasant easy biking around the campground. Bathrooms and showers are modern and clean. Nice hiking trails. This is not an area with tourist attractions, but if you like the experience of camping and enjoying nature, this is one of our favorites.
  • We loved staying here!! Beautiful and all of the staff was super friendly. Nice and secluded and level sites. We had a great view out our back window. The only reason for the 4 stars is that the sites are much smaller then portrayed online, we didn’t think we’d have to unhook the trailer but we did. Not a big deal, we made it work. And also, no grass on most the sites, only dirt. Had to walk my dog down to the end of the road for him to do his business, but still not bad. The shower and toilets were very clean. Would highly recommend and will definitely stay again if we are in the area.

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