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Tahquamenon Falls State Park

The centerpiece of Tahquamenon Falls State Parks 50,000 acres is the Tahquamenon River with its waterfalls. The Upper Falls, one of the largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi has a drop of nearly 50 feet, more than 200 feet across and a water flow of more than 50,000 gallons per second. Come see us at the Tahquamenon Falls Visitor Center.
Main Number: (906) 492-3415 | TTY Number (text): 711 (Michigan Relay Center)
41382 W. M 123
Paradise 49768 County: Chippewa
Google Map of Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Driving Directions: From Mackinac Bridge, continue eight miles north to M 123 at Exit 352. Turn left onto M 123. 55 Miles to Paradise. From Marquette, take M-28 east 98 miles to M-123. Turn left onto M-123. 29 miles to the park. From Escanaba, take US-2 east 89 miles to M-117. Head north on M-117 to M-28. Turn right on M-28 and head east 3 miles to M-123. Turn left onto M-123. 29 miles to the park.
  • Recreational Pass Not Required
  • Approx Size: 46179 Acres
  • Not ADA accessible
  • Categorized as: State Park
  • Total Number of Sites: 0
Offering: MODERN MINICABIN
Area Information: The area is home to miles of snowmobile trails, cross-country skiing pathways and a host of winter fun.

Facilities at Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Picnic Shelter(s): A shelter at the Lower Falls can be reserved up to a year in advance by calling 1-800-447-2757 or visiting www.midnrreservations.com.
Boating Access Site/Launch - Access for boating and fishing.: Located at the Rivermouth area; limited parking available.
Concession/Store: Park concession is available at the lower falls with souvenirs and limited menu items. The Upper Falls has a privately-owned restaurant and gift shop, which are adjacent to the park property.
Picnic Area - Picnic tables and fire pits/grills: The picnic areas are equipped with tables and grills.
Playground - These play areas offer a variety of playground equipment for children.: Each campground has a play area for children with a variety of equipment.
Lodges, mini cabins, camper cabins and rustic cabins:
Electrical Service:
Group Use Area:
Flush toliets and showers.:
Rustic Site:
Many sanitation stations are seasonal, so contact the park to check availability.:

Activities at Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Cross Country Ski: The park has four miles of regularly groomed ski trails and is also open to backcountry skiing. See the links below for trail maps and additional information.
Fishing: Brown trout, walleye, northern muskie, northern pike, yellow perch, smallmouth bass and more are frequently caught in the Tahquamenon River. ADA accessible shore fishing is available at the Rivermouth Campground.
Hiking: The park has over 35 miles of hiking trails, enabling people to see beautiful portions of the park that are rarely seen by the public. The North Country Trail traverses 16 miles within the park, including the trail between the Upper and Lower Falls.
Paddling: The Tahquamenon River offers 17 miles of canoeing from the Lower Falls to the Rivermouth area. Put-ins are available both at the Lower Falls and at Rivermouth.
Hunting: No hunting areas are clearly posted around the campgrounds and high visitor areas. The rest of the park is open to hunting. Call the park headquarters at (906) 492-3415 if you have any questions.
Snowmobile Area - Allowed with 4" of snow or more on the ground.: Permitted on designated trails with 4" or more of snow on the ground.
Designated Watchable Wildlife Site: Moose are occasionally seen feeding in the wet areas of the park, especially along M-123 between Paradise and the Lower Falls. Black bear, coyotes, otter, deer, fox, porcupines, beaver and mink are a few of the other wildlife which can be seen in the park. The abundant bird life includes spruce grouse, pileated woodpeckers, bald eagles and a variety of waterfowl and songbirds.
The Wildlife Viewing Guide is now on line at www.michigan.gov/miwildlifeviewing.
Canoe/Kayak Rental: Boat rentals are available at the Lower Falls concession from Memorial Day to Labor Day for row boats and canoes.
Interpretive Programs: Nature programs are held 7 days a week from July through September in various locations throughout the park. Program schedules can be found by picking up a copy of the park newspaper. Special events for visitors and campers can be viewed by clicking here. Schools and groups can make reservations for guided tours and programs by contacting the park headquarters at (906) 492-3415.
Winter Camping:

Trails at Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Phone: (906) 492-3415
Directions:
Not ADA accessible
Recreation Passport Required
Park Trail
Phone: (906) 492-3415
Directions:
Not ADA accessible
Recreation Passport Required
Park Trail
Phone: (906) 492-3415
Directions:
Not ADA accessible
Recreation Passport Required
Park Trail
Phone: (906) 492-3415
Directions:
Not ADA accessible
Recreation Passport Required
Park Trail
Phone: (906) 492-3415
Directions:
Not ADA accessible
Recreation Passport Required
Park Trail
Phone: (906) 492-3415
Directions:
Not ADA accessible
Recreation Passport Required
Park Trail

Campgrounds at Tahquamenon Falls State Park


Campground: Tahquamenon Lower Falls-Modern

  • Camper Fee Per Night: $25 (50A), $23 (20/30A)
  • Total Number of Sites: 188
  • Camp Site Map
  • ADA accessible
  • Offering: MODERN
Physical address, for mapping purposes:
6999 N. Lower Campground Ln
Paradise, MI 49768
Please note, the mailing address is in the upper left portion of the page

Activities & Facilities at Tahquamenon Lower Falls-Modern

Electrical Service: Vault toilets and a water source are available, but modern showers and flush toilets are not available.
Flush toliets and showers.:
Some Campsites with 50 amp Service:

Campground: Tahquamenon Rivermouth-Modern

  • Camper Fee Per Night: $25 (50A), $23 (20/30A)
  • Total Number of Sites: 72
  • Camp Site Map
  • ADA accessible
  • Offering: MODERN
Physical address, for mapping purposes:
32130 W. South River Road
Paradise, MI 49768
Please note, the mailing address is in the upper left portion of the page

Activities & Facilities at Tahquamenon Rivermouth-Modern

Electrical Service:
Flush toliets and showers.:
Some Campsites with 50 amp Service:

Campground: Tahquamenon Rivermouth Pines/Semi-Modern/Rustic

  • Camper Fee Per Night: $17/$13
  • Total Number of Sites: 36
  • Camp Site Map
  • Not ADA accessible
  • Offering: RUSTIC SEMI-MODERN

Activities & Facilities at Tahquamenon Rivermouth Pines/Semi-Modern/Rustic

Vault Toilet: Water spigots are available through October.
Rustic Site: Late in the camping season, these sites become rustic when the water to the toilet/shower buildings is shut off. The fee for a rustic site is $10 a night.

Campground: Tahquamenon Falls-Group Use Area

  • Camper Fee Per Night: Contact the park
  • Total Number of Sites: 50
  • Camp Site Map
  • Not ADA accessible
  • Offering: RUSTIC

Activities & Facilities at Tahquamenon Falls-Group Use Area

Rustic Site:
Vault Toilet:

Campground: Tahquamenon Falls-Lodge

  • Camper Fee Per Night: $120/night
  • Total Number of Sites: 1
  • Camp Site Map
  • ADA accessible
  • Offering: MODERN LODGE
The Tahquamenon Falls Lodge is conveniently located between the upper and lower Tahquamenon Falls, with easy access to snowmobile and hiking trails, and the Betsy Lake Natural Area. Cost is $120 per night, for a maximum stay of up to fifteen nights. There is a four night minimum rental required for reservations made 30 days or more in advance, and a two night minimum rental for reservations made less than 30 days in advance. Pets are not allowed in this lodge. For more information click here.

Activities & Facilities at Tahquamenon Falls-Lodge

Electrical Service:

Campground: Tahquamenon Falls-Pines Camper Cabin

  • Camper Fee Per Night: $70/Night, $65 (off-season)
  • Total Number of Sites: 1
  • Camp Site Map
  • ADA accessible
  • Offering: CABINS
This 14x20 camper cabin is located in the semi-modern (Pines) campground. Cabin includes: beds (no bedding), tables/chairs, microwave, coffee pot with filters, electric heat, lighting, refrigerator, charcoal grill, picnic table, covered porch & fire-ring. Pets are not allowed in this cabin.








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