Hipcamp host Dana B.,
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This is a remote, peaceful, private, forested site in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The site is overlooking a pond/ravine. One outbuilding includes a SAUNA. It is 1 mile away from the #15 ATV/snowmobile trail, 6 miles from Keweenaw Bay (Lake Superior), 3 miles from Ojibiwa casino, 15 miles from Sturgeon falls (Ottawa National forest), to just name a few things to do.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 13 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Bins available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Have a question? Send Dana a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 25% off


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Country roads (paved and gravel) are not busy and fun to ride.


Many nearby lakes


Prickett Lake and Lake Superior (Keweenaw Bay) within 7-8 miles.


Hiking in our 260 acre woods and Ottawa National forest, Sturgeon waterfalls/gorge approx. 15 miles away. https://www.theoutbou...Read more

Off-roading (OHV)

1 mile from DNR ATV/snowmobile trail.

Snow sports

Snowshoeing, cross country skiing trails (not groomed).


Lakes and Bay within a few miles, don't swim in the pond :)

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Firefly Woods in Michigan.


Places to see near Firefly Camp and Sauna

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Hipcamper Brian
Brian D.
recommends this listing.
August 29th, 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed the few nights we had the chance to spend at Firefly Woods. The Gazauna was quite the surprise of space. This is a great place for dark skies for star gazing. The pond was very active with frogs, turtles and a place to catch the turkeys and deer getting a drink of water.

Appreciated the ability to have a place to clean up and the with the extra water they provided. We are experienced campers and came prepared but having extra water and the outdoor potty was a pleasant surprise. The use of the electricity was located close to the camping spot and the wood shed was filled abundantly. We were able to create some great meals over the fire while enjoying the glimmer of the pond.

We walked the trails on the property after evening meals and was a nice way to stretch the legs before bedtime without having to walk on roads.

Dana’s parents were great hosts and even ensured we were aware of road closures for our day trips.
We spent a lot of time driving around the Baraga Plains and to Sturgeon Gorge area. This location would be ideal for those who would like to off road and Snowmobile as the trail connector is so close.

The location was easy to find, town is close by and had all that one would need.

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Hipcamper Josiah

Perfect, private rv retreat

Josiah C.
recommends this listing.
September 27th, 2019

Imagine you’re at a nice state campground with electric hookups. Now add on 6 acres to your site with no visible neighbors at your border. Add on a dedicated campground host who greets you, shows you the ropes, and then disappears (though still just a phone call and short drive away if you need ANYTHING). Now add on a sauna with a dining room as your anteroom. Add on free firewood (LOTS of it). Add on the prefect setting complete with a private looking pond. Now you have arrived at Firefly. Let the memory reel roll, because you about to capture memories like fireflies—glowing and captivating.

The single campsite is surrounded by 160 acres owned by Dana’s parents, the campground hosts. John, Dana’s dad, is warm, welcoming and the perfect Up-North gentlemen. This place is HipCamp at its best. Can’t say enough good about it. Go for it!

Hipcamper Olivia

I didn't want to leave, incredible.

Olivia C.
recommends this listing.
October 7th, 2019

It was a lovely, private space with beautiful surroundings. The gazauna was incredible, saunaing was a treat. Exceeds expectations!

Hipcamper Maria
Maria C.
recommends this listing.
June 7th, 2020

Firefly Camp and Sauna was absolutely perfect! We loved the gazauna and beauty of the surrounding woods. The campfire and pond were magical. The hosts were very kind. Would stay again in a heartbeat!

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Hipcamper Dana
Response from Dana, the Host, on June 9th, 2020

Thank you for the review Maria! We are glad you enjoyed our campground.

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Melissa

My best “glamping” experience

Melissa C.
recommends this listing.
June 11th, 2020

We stood here for a weekend and the property was beautiful. At first we didn’t know what we could use, but everything is available to you and there’s a town about a 15 minute drive away. Dana’s parents come and check in with you when you first arrive and show you around. They are very nice and even offer to bring you more water (They have about 5 gallons to begin with). We went hiking on the expansive property and took many beautiful pictures in the woods. We brought our dogs too and they loved roaming the property. Overall is was a great experience and being able to go into the sauna at the end of the night was such a relaxing cap to the end of each day.

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Hipcamper Christine

Restful and serene

Christine F.
recommends this listing.
June 12th, 2020

Wonderful three-day stay. There are too many features at this site competing for my favorite: The summer wind in the tall trees is such a soothing sound, not to mention the babbling brook, the stack of firewood and the good fireside seating options, the butterflies and turtle and the sandhill cranes we saw, the clean outhouse, and of course the unique sauna outbuilding with table and chairs for board games or indoor meals (plus delightful, clean sauna room with towels). Most of all, such kind and exceptionally hospitable hosts. A great campsite to make family vacation memories.

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Hipcamper Eirann

Lovely place to relax

Eirann B.
recommends this listing.
June 16th, 2020

Firefly was an incredible place to camp! We loved being secluded in a safe and beautiful environment. The small cabin provided a nice mini home away from home, and the outhouse was very clean and so nice to have. 10/10 would recommend to anyone and everyone looking for a mid-rustic getaway!

Hipcamper Jeremy
Jeremy O.
recommends this listing.
July 2nd, 2020

Firefly is awesome, everything you would want and more. The perfect place for our family to enjoy the outdoors and stay safe (social distancing paradise). The gazasauna was unbelievable, we really enjoyed. Name is spot on, have not seen more fireflies in one place ever.

Hipcamper Julia
Julia H.
recommends this listing.
July 7th, 2020

Its a beautiful property, and Dana & her family are super nice. Definitely go for it. First sand beach down in L'anse doesn't look like much at first, but it turns out to be private in that you fet plenty of room and its not crowded. The water is crystal clear & calm, & you can literally walk about a half mile out into the water without going over your head. We biked around the property, saw lots of dear & fireflies, and everyone we encountered was really nice. Very quiet, too.


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