Beaver Island has two established campgrounds. Both are owned and operated by the Island Townships. Also, approximately 35% of the Island is State forest land.
There is also one privately owned campground – View information below
|OPEN:||From April 1st to the last of November|
|RESERVATIONS:||There are no reservations taken. It is on a first come, first serve basis. Note: Campgrounds are rarely full more than one day at a time.|
|SHOWERS:||The Emerald Isle Hotel offers a dedicated bath, soap and towels included. $10.00 per adult, $5.00 per child.|
|MAPS:||New 2013 Island maps are for sale at the Chamber of Commerce office, next to the Ferry Dock. Or we can send you a map via mail for $7.00 including shipping and handling.
Click here to have a map sent to you
SAINT JAMES TOWNSHIP CAMPGROUND
|SAINT JAMES TOWNSHIP CAMPGROUND
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|BILL WAGNER PEAINE TOWNSHIP CAMPGROUND|
|LOCATION: St. James Township Campground is located on the north end of Beaver Island. It is off Donegal Bay Road one mile outside the Harbor. The campground overlooks Lake Michigan and Garden Island, with views of Squaw and Whiskey Islands.$10.00 per night per campsite||LOCATION: The Bill Wagner, Peaine Township Campground is located on the East side of Beaver Island. It is seven miles south of the St. James Harbor, accessed via the East Side Road. The campground is on the shore of Lake Michigan with a view of the west coast of mainland Michigan.$10.00 per night per campsite|
|SITES: There are twelve campsites in the park. All sites are rustic/primitive in nature. There are no showers or electricity. There are pit toilets and hand pumps.||SITES: There are twenty-two campsites in the park. All sites are rustic/primitive in nature. There are no
showers or electricity. There are pit toilets and hand pumps.
BEAVER ISLAND RETREAT– Glamorous Camping- A glamorous campground with ten spacious camp sites nestled under dark skies on 10 acres. Guests will find a custom 11.5′ X 16′ (interior) safari tent with a 6’X 16′ private portico, four individual bath houses, log pavilion, guest kitchen and guest laundry. Tons of inclusions such as a queen bed, outdoor furniture, unlimited ice, grill/charcoal and firewood at each tent. Pavilion, facility and one bath ADA compliant. Tent Site 25 ADA compliant. Address 34195 Kings Hwy, Beaver Island.
www.BeaverIslandRetreat.com or email contact@BeaverIslandRetreat.com
Other points that may be of interest:
See Transportation for information about how to get to the other islands in the archipelago for camping.
See Recreation for information about guided trips, expeditions, and ecotours.