Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

15223 U.S Highway 41,
Copper Harbor, MI 49918
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Historical Site
Open Year-Round
Motorcoach Parking

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park offers camping, day-use facilities, a restored 1844 military outpost and one of the first lighthouses on Lake Superior built in 1866. Extensive restoration work and development began in the 1930s under the Work Project Administration.

Costumed interpreters demonstrate the history of the Keweenaw Peninsula fort. Fort Wilkins is open daily from May 18 through October 14, 8:30 a.m. to dusk.

A Michigan State Parks Recreation Passport is required for entry to the park.

One mile east of Copper Harbor on US-41.
Cannon and buildings at Fort Wilkins State ParkCopper Harbor at Fort Wilkins State Park
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