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Bewabic State Park
(Fortune Lake)
Photo of Bewabic State Park 720 Idlewild Rd.
Crystal Falls MI 49920
Phone Number: (906) 875-3324
TTY/TDD711 (Michigan Relay Center)
Motor Vehicle Permit Required: Yes
Approximate Size: 315 (Acres)
Location Map/Driving Directions
Make a Reservation at this Park


4 miles W. of Crystal Falls on US-2

A 137-site campground is situated in a shady, wooded site. Most of the sites have buffer strips between them to allow for privacy and most sites have electricity, a fire ring and a picnic table. Picnic areas, a hiking trail, two playgrounds, an excellent beach and a boat launch to Fortune Lake are among the additional amenities at this park.



Playground - These play areas offer a variety of playground equipment for children. Playground - These play areas offer a variety of playground equipment for children.
Two playgrounds with swings, slides and other apparatus will entertain children. Horseshoes, volleyball, hiking and tennis can be enjoyed by all park visitors.
Beach House - Provides clothes-changing area for swimmers. Beach House - Provides clothes-changing area for swimmers.
Changing stalls and modern bathrooms are provided
Swimming Swimming
Fishing Fishing
Perch, bass, bluegill and walleye are plentiful in Fortune Lake
Picnic Area - Picnic tables and fire pits/grills Picnic Area - Picnic tables and fire pits/grills
Picnic Shelter(s) Picnic Shelter(s)
Equipped with picnic tables, electricity and a fire place, the shelter can be reserved by calling 906-875-3324.
Hiking Hiking
A trail begins in the campground and leads to the day use area. Benches along the route allow hikers time to stop and appreciate the natural areas. The trail takes about one hour to hike.
Boating Access Site/Launch - Access for boating and fishing. Boating Access Site/Launch - Access for boating and fishing.
Located on Fortune Lake.
Cross Country Ski Cross Country Ski
Although the campground is closed for the winter, cross-country skiing on ungroomed trails allows and opportunity to epxlore winter landscapes.
Metal Detecting Areas Metal Detecting Areas
Metal detecting is recognized as a legitimate recreation activity when it is conducted in ways that do not damage the natural and cultural resources in Michigan State Parks nor violate applicable state statutes. If you wish to use a metal detector in this state park, here is a map that shows clearly where this activity may take place. Any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.


Many other points of interest in the area are within easy reach, such as Horse Race Rapids, Chicaugon Falls, Pentoga Park with its Indian burial ground, Iron Mountain Iron Mine and the Iron County Museum in Caspian. Using scaled down, working models, the museum displays the history of the logging and mining industries of the area.
Please check the DNR Calendar for upcoming events at this location and at all state parks and recreation areas.

 Bewabic-Modern - (800) 447-2757, 137 site(s), $18/$16/$14
Bewabic-Semi-modern - (906) 875-3324, 4 site(s), $14

 Bewabic-Nature Trail - 2 (Miles), Hiking, Cross Country Ski

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