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Baraga State Park
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BARAGA STATE PARK
BARAGA STATE PARK
1300 US-41 South
Baraga, Michigan   49908

Phone: 906-353-6558
Reservations: 800-447-2757
Baraga State Park is situated a quarter mile south of Baraga along US-41 and overlooks scenic Keweenaw Bay of Lake Superior. Camping is available at 118 grassy sites or in the park's minicabin. Watching wildlife, fishing, hiking, swimming and boating are among the many activities of this park. Stay in the Kitchigami tepee.
Passes
The Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into state parks and recreation areas, state boat launches, state forest campgrounds and state trail parking lots. Details and information on how to obtain your Michigan Recreation Passport can be found by visiting the MICHIGAN RECREATION PASSPORT web page.
Cabins
Baraga Mini-Cabin-Antlers(800) 447-27571 site(s), $45Mini Cabin
Camping
Baraga Tepee(800) 447-27571 site(s)

Baraga-Modern(800) 447-2757116 site(s)Electrical Service, Mini Cabin, Modern Restrooms, Pet-Free Campsites, Tepee Rental, Vault Toilet.

Baraga-Semi Modern(800) 447-275710 site(s)Modern Restrooms, Rustic Site.
Swimming
1. Baraga State Park offers 116 acres of sandy beach for swimming on the shores of Lake Superior.
2. Lifeguards are not provided, so swimmers should exercise caution and swim at their own risk.
3. The park's day-use area has a designated swimming site with shallow waters suitable for children or beginner swimmers.
4. Swimming is allowed during daylight hours only; night-time swimming is strictly prohibited in this state park.
5. Pets are not permitted within the fenced boundaries of the designated bathing areas to maintain cleanliness and safety.

Boating
The park, located on the shores of Keweenaw Bay in Lake Superior, offers various boating options. There is a boat launch available for those who bring their own boats. The bay's calm waters are ideal for kayaking and canoeing as well. Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy fishing from their boats since the lake has an abundance of fish species such as walleye, northern pike and smallmouth bass.
Fishing
Pike, trout, perch and salmon are available in local streams and in Lake Superior.


Location
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Day Use Area
A pavilion located in the campground serves as a covered picnic shelter for campers and is the location of many park events. This picnic shelter offers electrical outlets and lights for evening programs.
Picnicking
Picnic tables and fire pits/grills.
Trails
Baraga-Nature Trail Trail Length: 0.75 (Miles)Cross Country Ski, Hiking
Bicycling
While biking is not explicitly promoted, there are roads and trails suitable for cycling. Be aware of hikers.

The park's terrain can be challenging with steep hills; ensure your bike has good brakes.

Biking on the highway bordering the park requires caution due to high-speed traffic.

There aren't designated mountain-bike trails so stick to established paths while respecting nature around you.

Remember that helmets are strongly recommended when riding in this area for safety reasons.

During winter months, fat-tire bikes could navigate snowy conditions but proceed carefully.

Night-time bicycling isn't advised as visibility within wooded areas may become significantly reduced after sunset.

Always follow Leave No Trace principles: don't leave any waste behind and respect wildlife at all times during rides.
Cross-country Skiing
Trails provide an opportunity to view the winter landscapes. Trail is not groomed for cross country skiing.
Area Attractions
The Bishop Baraga Shrine, the Sturgeon River Gorge, Mt. Arvon (Michigan's highest point), Canyon Falls and attractions associated with the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community are only a few of the points of interest in Baraga County. The park is 75 miles from Copper Harbor, 69 miles from the Porcupine Mountains and 73 miles from Marquette.

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Baraga State Park is situated a quarter mile south of Baraga along US-41 and overlooks scenic Keweenaw Bay of Lake Superior.
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