Van Riper State Park

Michigan State Park

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851 County Rd. AKE Champion, MI 49814 906-339-4461 Reservations: 800-447-2757 Official Website

GPS: 46.5208, -87.9848

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Overview of Van Riper State Park

Michigan Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into state parks and recreation areas, state boat launches, state forest campgrounds and state trail parking lots. The Michigan Recreation Passport does not cover local, county, municipal, or metropolitan parks or recreation areas. Learn more: Michigan Recreation Passport

Number of Sites 147

Pad Type dirt

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally April - November

Elevation 1,574 ft / 479 m

Max Stay 15

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Van Riper State Park 4 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 3 Users
Last reported 8/30/2020
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 7/27/2019

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  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • Partial Hookups
  • wifi: free
  • boat ramp
  • boat rental
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • rec hall
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • cabins
  • dump station
  • general store
  • group sites
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets


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