McLain State Park Campground

M-203 - 8 mi. NW of Hancock, Hancock, Michigan, United States | Campground
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Travel Blogs from Hancock

Rest and Relaxation in the land of the YOOPERS

A travel blog entry by oregonnscaler

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... section of Lake Superior to another, presumably so that ore ships could get access to the interior copper mines, of which there were several. Houghton sits on one side of the canal, and the City of Hancock sits on the other, connected by a really neat, old drawbridge, the kind with the counterweight on one end.

Hancock contains Finnlandia College, an older school that has a really neat campus area in the center of town, lots of red ...

In the U.P. At Last!

A travel blog entry by louandpam

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... It really is a great way to break from up driving if you have the time.

Baraga State Park Campground is across the street from the water and although nice for families, since it had a good playground and hiking trail right from the campground, it is on the main road and can be loud due to traffic and not a place I would recommend except for a stopover or if you were exploring this area specifically. It did not ...

Rock hunting at abandoned copper mine

A travel blog entry by connieandjimmer

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We enjoed the drive through the cities of Houghton and Hancock MI, both university towns, on our way along northeastern side of the river to the Maclean State Park where we spent the night. Once we set up, we went to see the town of Calumet, a former mining town, and then helped Rita & John hunt ...

Yoopers Are Us

A travel blog entry by danbren

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... at McLain State CG. MI CGs are rather pricy, as is their gas. But, it's nice. Quite like being on the ocean, windy with a noisy surf. Tomorrow we'll go out to the end and visit Fort Wilkins built in1840 to protect the copper miners that flooded into the region. However, there was never any problems with the native Ojibwa Indians. It seems that the miners really ...

Photos and update from Michgan

A travel blog entry by redtoaster

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... a hole in the wall cafe in Hancock. Food was delicious and lines of locals kept showing up. We saw that they had pasties coming out of the oven so we went back for a pre-dinner snack - took them to go - and found a city park (along a lake) - now have experienced real local fare.

Today was a history adventure in copper mining at the turn of the century. This area of the country has all these mine shafts that they dug out the copper. ...

Location

This campground, located on M-203 - 8 mi. NW of Hancock, Hancock, is near Quincy Mine, Keweenaw Star Excursions, The trail to Copper Harbor, and Keweenaw Peninsula.
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