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

Location of Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

Map of Michigan

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park Events

Fort Wilkins 1870: A Living History Experience - Copper Harbor

Date: 06/18/16 - 08/19/16

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Fort Wilkins' Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery Civil War Encampment - Copper Harbor

Date: 07/29/16 - 07/31/16

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Aspirus Copperman Triathlon and Duathlon - Copper Harbor

Date: 08/06/16

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Meteors and S'mores - Copper Harbor

Date: 08/10/16 - 08/11/16

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Geocaching - Copper Harbor

Date: 09/17/16