Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

Opened in 1844, Fort Wilkins was a U.S. Army post on the northern frontier on the Keweenaw Peninsula. Also located along the rugged Lake Superior shore is Copper Harbor Lighthouse, an 1866 lighthouse. A mini-cabin and two modern campgrounds located on Lake Fanny Hooe with 160 sites. A picnic shelter and playground are in the picnic area and there is a boat launch on Lake Fanny Hooe. Two miles of hiking/biking trails. One mile of groomed cross-country ski trail. Snowshoeing. A Heritage Site of the Keweenaw National Historical Park.

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park Web Site

Contact Information

Address

15223 US-41 East

Copper Harbor, MI 49918

Driving Directions

Reservations: (800) 447-2757

Phone: (906) 289-4215

Fax: (906) 289-4939

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