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Fort Wilkins State Park

15223 US-41, Copper Harbor, MI 49918
+1 906-289-4215
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Fun Fort

We camped at the campground here and walked over to the Fort. Unfortunately, there weren't any... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Saginaw, Michigan
Well kept grounds, interesting information and beautiful scenery.

The character actors were very good. A lot of interesting information. Disappointed that several... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Roberta B
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An army outpost that kept order in this wilderness outpost in the 1840s.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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15223 US-41, Copper Harbor, MI 49918
+1 906-289-4215
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Reviewed yesterday

We camped at the campground here and walked over to the Fort. Unfortunately, there weren't any people in character when we visited. We were able to go in the buildings to read and look at the historical information about the fort, but it would have...More

Thank Iliffmom3
Reviewed 3 days ago

The character actors were very good. A lot of interesting information. Disappointed that several sections were closed off. The scenery was beautiful.

Thank Roberta B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were anxious to visit this historic fort but slightly disappointed in the overall restoration. We are glad that they have preserved it but were expecting more costumed people based on what we read and heard about the site. Sometimes, especially when this fort did...More

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very close to town, a short bicycle ride - there is a crushed rock bike path that runs next to the highway directly to the Fort with a bike rack right outside. We basically toured the Fort only. There are 24 buildings, 19 are original...More

Thank Experiencemattn
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is a great place to visit and to go camping. Suggest getting reservations, as is very busy to get a camp site in the summer. Excellent area to go biking and site seeing by car. The fort is well maintained and free for...More

Thank Jacques A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not often do you point at a map and just decide to go. We were looking for something new and exciting to be our next adventure and Fort Wilkins fit the bill. We camped for four nights over the 4th of July holiday week. Yes,...More

Thank TheGambianRPCV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There aren't any "bad" campsites. The bathrooms are clean, quick access to biking/hiking trails. Safe areas for children to play. Lake Fanny Hooe to swim. The fort to explore. The camp store with unique items. I could go on and on. A perfect place to...More

Thank kelsybay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location can be everything. Some may see this at the end of the Keweenaw as out of the way. However, being able to walk or ride bikes into Copper Harbor, not to mention the world class MTB trails is awesome. The park is clean and...More

Thank Corey V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take some time to enjoy this park while up in CH. As historic as it is beautiful! "No Bite Me" will keep the back flies away.

Thank M W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fort complex is very clean and well put together.You are transported to the 1800's. Complete with period interaction people

Thank bjgwen
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Questions & Answers
29 May 2017|
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Response from Sue L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on a leash in the park and campground but not in the fort.
Tracy B
1 October 2016|
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Response from tim f | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
30 July 2016|
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Response from gniedermaier | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is a designated bike path per se, but there are many bikers in Copper Harbor and they use the roadways.