Van Riper State Park

Michigan State Park

3 Reviews
851 County Rd. AKE Champion, MI 49814 906-339-4461 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

Elevation 1581 ft

Max Stay 15

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Van Riper State Park 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 7/27/2019
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 7/27/2019
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Travels with Homer
New Braunfels, TX 30' Airstream Classic Dodge 2500 Ram
10 reviews
“Lakeside camping in the trees”

Reviewed 7/27/2019

Nightly rate: $29
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 45
Overall Rating

Popular Michigan State Park. Easy check-in, reserved online 6 months prior. Family friendly with playground, beach, water playground, boat ramp, dock, kayak and SUP rentals, snack bar. Large sites, but no spacing/privacy. All sized rigs and tents accommodated. 147 Electric only sites (mix of 50 & 30 amp), 40 rustic (no hookups) sites f... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

Travels with Homer would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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JLFotomeister
Conneaut Lake, PA 26' Winnebago View D
10 reviews
“Beautiful Lakeside Campground with Swimming Beach”

Reviewed 10/6/2017

Nightly rate: $22
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 43
Overall Rating

Following a beautiful drive along the shore of Lake Superior, with a stop at Tahquamenon Falls State Park, we ventured further west to beautiful Van Riper State Park on Lake Michigamme. There are 2 campgrounds, one "Rustic" with 40 sites and the other "Modern" with 147 sites. We opted for the "Modern" with electric hookup (water was sp... more

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Location
Cleanliness
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3bars
AT&T 3G

JLFotomeister would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

“Family orienteted campground with great beach”

Reviewed 7/25/2015

Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 99
Overall Rating

This is another excellent Michigan State Park. The roads are paved. The spacious, shady sites are grass/dirt mixture due to the high use. Lot of families here and pretty much every spot is taken on the weekend. Sites have 30 amp power with some having 50 amp. The beach is pretty much what everyone comes here for. It's sandy and t... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

CeeGee would stay here again

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Amenities

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

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