Bay View Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Located just off the Whitefish Bay Scenic Byway in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Bay View Campground is scenic and provides a rustic opportunity to camp along the shores of Lake Superior. Experience miles of sandy beach and beautiful sunsets across Lake Superior, the greatest single body of fresh water in the world. Campsites are equipped with a picnic table and fire ring and accommodate tent or small camper-type camping. Pit toilets and hand pumped water are available in several locations within the campground. Camp sites are heavily shaded. A host is on premesis.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Beach
  • Beach-Combing
  • Bird Watching
  • Campground Host
  • Comfort Station
  • Drinking Water
  • Dumpster
  • Hiking
  • Lake Front Sites
  • Picnic Tables
  • Sightseeing
  • Water Drinking
Within 10 Miles
  • Historic Sites
  • Photography


Peak Season
May 13 2010 -
Oct 14 2010
Peak Season
May 13 2011 -
Oct 14 2011

Alerts and Important Information This campground is rustic. There are no showers, no electric and no sewer hook-ups. Eight people maximum per site, two vehicles or three tents allowed per site. DO NOT bring firewood from the Lower Peninsula. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Quiet hours are from 10PM to 6AM. No Generators are allowed to run during quiet hours.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 16 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Bay View
Campground Phone: 906-292-5549
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Mount Pleasant, MI

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More About Bay View Campground

Bay View is a campground located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -84.77944 latitude, and -84.77944 longitude into your GPS device.

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