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Michigan
Michigan
Northeast Region
Northeast Region
Thunder Bay River State Forest
Thunder Bay River State Forest
THUNDER BAY RIVER STATE FOREST
THUNDER BAY RIVER STATE FOREST
10 sites for tent and small trailer use. Located along the Thunder Bay River providing water access to every campsite. Small boat launch on the campground. Wah-Wah-Tas-See Pathway access. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from well hand pump. Sites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations. Check with State Forest Campground Manager for seasonal availability.
Nearby Accommodations
Chapman Lodge - Alpena, MICottages and Cabins
A large, upscale family retreat located on 10 private acres and surrounded by Thunder Bay River State Forest land. Trails, Nature, Seclusion and the beautiful Thunder Bay River are outside your door.
8.2 miles from park*
Fishing
Thunder Bay River (on site): Bass, Pike, and Panfish.

Fletcher Pond (11 miles West): Pike, Bass, Crappie, and Walleye.

Lake Huron (11 miles East): Walleye, Salmon, Trout, and Bass.


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Trails
Wah-Wah-Tas-See (on site): 1.5 miles of flat terrain with Native American interpretive information.

Norway Ridge (3 miles NE): 7 miles, slightly rolling terrain. Hike, bike, and cross-country skiing.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
October 24 Rustic Relaxation by Babs
Thunder Bay River State Forest Campground is a beautiful wooded getaway for the true rustic camper...the river is accessible from each campsite. Very private and secluded.Bring your kayak or canoe...


Area Campgrounds
Campers Cove R.V.
5005 Long Rapids Road
Alpena, MI
989-356-3708
Thunder Bay RV Park & Campground
4250 US 23 South
Alpena, MI
989-354-2528
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Directions
9 miles SW of Alpena via M-32 and Indian Reserve Road

USA Parks
USA Parks
Michigan
Michigan
Northeast Region
Northeast Region
Thunder Bay River State Forest
Thunder Bay River State Forest