Hipcamp host Matt W.
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Pitch a tent or park your RV, this is the perfect riverside campsite for either.  We are a short walk from Lake Superior.  We have the latest sunset in the Eastern Time Zone, very popular with our guests!  One of two campsites on over 3 acres and 370 feet of river frontage with sandy beach access to the largest and cleanest lakes on Earth a short walk away.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 3 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Wifi available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
Camping vehicle details
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-through site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Have a question? Send Matt a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Horseback riding

There are trails in the area

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at On the river RV/tent site in Michigan.

Beach
Lake
River, stream, or...
Waterfall

The vibe at On the river RV/tent site

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Hipcamper JB
Jb M.
recommends this listing.
June 12th, 2018

We arrived at around 10 PM felt bad for keeping our host up waiting for us. He was so kind and accommodating. He had an extension cord that was super long for us to plug our pop-up camper into and he recommended we take the five minute walk to the private beach and it was priceless. Lots of driftwood to gather and we made a roaring fire right as the sun lit up the sky. Then the Milky Way lit up and our family of four all had giant smiles on our faces. If you lake access this is the spot!

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Hipcamper Brenda
Brenda C.
recommends this listing.
July 21st, 2018

Everything was great. Loved our 4 nights of gorgeous sunsets. Being so close to the river and Lake Superior.

Hipcamper Bethany
Bethany B.
recommends this listing.
July 10th, 2019

Staying at Matt’s property worked out great for us and our dogs. My son and the dogs played in the yard and on the waterfront and all had a wonderful time. We made a fire on the beach and paddle boarded in the river and on Lake Superior. There are many waterfalls and hiking trails within an hour drive. Bugs were a bit annoying but that can happen anywhere you camp! Matt and his wife were very accommodating and friendly. We enjoyed our visit with them.

Hipcamper Tara
Tara P.
recommends this listing.
August 11th, 2019

Matt & Candice were great hosts! The campsite had plenty of grass & shade for my pups to enjoy! Close to the porcupine mountains, and all the beauty the U.P. has to offer!

Hipcamper Danyelle

Highly recommended

Danyelle M.
recommends this listing.
September 2nd, 2019

Site was AMAZING!! Our hosts were awesome too. They stayed up for our later than expected arrival, helped us with lighting to get set up, gave us the lay of the town. Super friendly, LOVED the town, we WILL see them again next summer!

Our morning view from tentLake SuperiorBeautiful driftwoodOur tradition at all beaches we go to!
Hipcamper Isaac
Isaac B.
recommends this listing.
June 1st, 2020

Matt’s place is a wonderful place to stay, and he’s a friendly and welcoming host. After arriving he gave us the rundown and we were able to setup our tent just a few yards from the water. My girlfriend and I had a great time cooking by the firepit at night. We slept peacefully as all was quite quiet, other than the birds which were fun to hear in the morning. After waking up we made coffee on the beach of Lake Superior which was just a block away. A really great overnight stay for any UP adventure.

Hipcamper Kenzie

Would stay again!

Kenzie S.
recommends this listing.
June 6th, 2020

I would definitely stay again. Matt made our first hipcamp experience fantastic! The property was well kept, on the river, and a minute walk to the beach. The views were incredible! Thank you so much!!!

At the beach about a 3 minute walk from the property! Moon shot from our tent! Our tent :)
Hipcamper Caitlin
Caitlin S.
recommends this listing.
June 19th, 2020

Beautiful, quiet area to camp. Lots of yard space to set up a tent. Right by the river and just a short walk to the Lake Superior shore. We spent most of our trip at the Porcupine Mountains, which is only about a half hour to get into the park.

Matt and his family were friendly and helpful! They have a fire going most nights and are welcome to you joining them by the fire (we tend to keep to ourselves mostly while camping, but it was very appreciated!) The bathroom is clean and convenient.

We would definitely stay here again!

Hipcamper Lorene
Lorene A.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2020

The hosts were friendly and the location was great. We loved watching the sunset across Lake Superior - right across the street!

Property
Matt and KJ's Yard
State
Michigan
Country
United States
$30/night
1 Site

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