Bay View Campground

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Bay View Campground Map 2014

This scenic site provides an opportunity to camp along the shores of Lake Superior - "By the shores of Gitche Gumme, by the Shining Big-Sea-Waters." Experience miles of sandy beach and beautiful sunsets across Lake Superior, the greatest single body of fresh water in the world. Listen carefully. You may hear the woeful cry of a loon early in the evening. Relax and enjoy the sights and sounds that early explorers once enjoyed.  Click on the image to view the campground map.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open May 21 thru October 15
Fees Site Fee $16 - Federal Recreation Passes (Golden/America the Beautiful) are accepted. Some of these sites are reservable. Reservations are made on the National Recreation Reservation System (NRRS). To check availability of the campsites or to make a reservation, call 877-444-6777 or go to .
Closest Towns: Raco
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


From the intersection of M-28 and Interstate 75 drive wet on M-28 15.6 miles to Ranger Road. Turn right (north) and drive 6.2 miles to Lake Shore Drive. Turn left (southwest) and drive 1.8 miles to the campground.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

There are 24 campsites settled beneath red and white pine, oak, maple, and white birch trees, and just a few steps from the sandy beach. Tables and fire rings are at each site. Drinking water and toilets are conveniently spaced throughout the campground. Bay View Campground has a camp host during the summer months.

No. of Accessible sites24


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