Black River Harbor Pavilion

Black River Harbor Pavilion

The Black River Harbor Pavilion location is in Ironwood, Michigan
49938. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Black River Harbor Pavilion facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

E6248 Us 2


Phone number


Campground information Ironwood, Michigan


The Black River Harbor Pavilion is located within the Black Harbor Recreation Area on Lake Superior in Michigans Upper Peninsula. The historic stone and wood pavilion was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.


Lake Superior offers great opportunities for boating, fishing, and swimming. The North Country National Scenic Trail, which traverses through the recreation area, offers access to all five waterfalls and a scenic 12 mile hike to the Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park in Michigan.

The Black River Harbor Boating Club sponsors an annual fishing derby over Labor Day weekend.


The recreation area offers an enclosed pavilion with a fireplace and flush toilet facilities. A campground with first-come, first-served sites is also available. Facilities include vault toilets and a pressurized water system. A sandy beach is located on-site.

Natural Features

Visitors enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, swimming, and viewing waterfalls. The Black River Harbor Recreation Area has docking and fuel services for day and transient boaters, a boat launch, a large picnic area with a swing set, a campground with 39 campsites, beach access to Lake Superior, and five scenic waterfalls along the wild and scenic Black River. The day-use picnic area has a suspension bridge over the Black River with a hiking trail to a beautiful sand and pebble beach on Lake Superior. The campground is situated among hemlock and pine trees at an elevation of 840 feet, on a bluff overlooking Lake Superior and offers a scenic overlook of Lake Superior’s Apostle Islands.

The Ottawa National Forest encompasses nearly one million acres on the west side of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The forest extends from the south shore of Lake Superior to the Wisconsin border. It is distinguished by rolling hills dotted with lakes, rivers and waterfalls.

Nearby Attractions

For a panoramic view of the area, visit Copper Peak International Ski Flying Hill, a 17-story steel ski jump. Visitors can take an elevator up to the top. The attraction is a short drive from the campground. The Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park in Michigan can be seen in the distance from the beach and is less than a one-hour drive from the Harbor.

Charges & Cancellations


  • If you cancel reservation at least 14 days prior to check in date, all recreation fees, minus a $10 cancellation fee and the reservation fee ($8 if made online or $9 if made through the call center) will be refunded.
  • If you cancel reservation less than 14 days prior to check in date, you forfeit the entire total paid. 

No Show

Staff will hold facility until check-in time on the arrival date. 

For more information about rules and reservation policies, visit the Rules and Reservations Policy page.  

Frequently Asked Questions About E6248 Us 2 Ironwood, MI

How do I make a reservation with Black River Harbor Pavilion?

To make reservations at Black River Harbor Pavilion, you can call the office at 906-932-1330.

Recreation Fee

$100.00 per day

Reservation Fee

  • $8.00 per reservation if made on-line
  • $9.00 per reservation if made through the call center

The reservation fee is non-refundable.

Where is Black River Harbor Pavilion located?

The Black River Harbor Pavilion is located at E6248 Us 2 in Ironwood,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Black River Harbor Pavilion have tent or RV camping?

Black River Harbor Pavilion offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 906-932-1330 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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