The City-owned and operated Tourist Park is located approximately 1/2 mile north of Wright Street on Sugar Loaf Avenue on the north edge of the City [View Map]
. Fronting the Dead River, the nicely wooded 40-acre park provides visitors with a clean, pleasant and convenient place to camp in the immediate Marquette area. There are approximately 20 acres of campground space with 110 camping sites. One hundred sites provide electrical hookups to accommodate RVs and trailers with the remainder being designed for primitive style tenting. Each camping site has a picnic table and barbecue pits are available throughout the campground. There are 38 sites with water and sewer service. Campground facilities also include hot showers, restrooms/flush toilets, sanitary dump stations and paved roads. The campground has a small playground, grills, grassy open space, hiking trails, drinking fountains, and three large picnic areas. It is one mile from Lake Superior beaches, next to the City bike path, as well as near the Noquemanon Trail Network
–miles of unpaved access to hikers, mountain bikers and runners. Tourist Park is the site of the annual Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival
The park opens on May 18, 2018. There is a $5.00 reservation fee. There is a 14 night limit on reservations, and reservations may be made after January 2nd, 2018. Online reservations must be made at least five days in advance of when you want to camp. The season begins May 18th and lasts through early October depending on the weather. There is a $20.00 cancellation fee.
2018 Rates: $18 primitive/tent site, $30 electric, $35 full hook-up.
A professional staff is able to assist with questions and provide brochures for your needs. Office Hours are 8am-10pm daily. Office Phone (906)228-0465. We ask all campers to please abide by the Tourist Park rules and policies.