Paint River Forks Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Sign for Canoe Putin at Paint River CG

This campground is a small rural campground that offers river bank camping. Located at the fork of the South and North Branch of the Paint River it offers canoeing and fishing opportunities.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Fee-free campground, toilets available, no water, pack in-pack out.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets
Fees No Charge, please be aware that there are no services provided at this location. Please pack in pack out supplies and garbage.
Open Season: June 13 - Sept. 30
Usage: Light
Best Season: June-August
Busiest Season: July
Restrictions: This campground is open but with limited services at this time. There is currently no charge for camping. Pack in and Pack out. No water available at this site.
Closest Towns: Iron River, Michigan is approximately 10 miles to the southeast.
Water: None
Restroom: Pit

General Information


From Iron River, Mi., travel west on US 2, turn right (north) on CR 657, travel approximately 9 miles north, turn left to continue following CR 657, travel approximately 1 1/2 miles west to campground on right.

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Boat ramp Canoe Put In
Tent camping
Camping trailer