Directions to Van Riper State Park:
From Champion (about 30 miles west of Marquette), drive west
on US-41/M-28 about one mile to the park entrance on the left
(south) side of the road.
Suggested Auto tours: To Peshekee Grade Road:
From Van Riper State Park, drive west on US-41 about one mile
to County Road 607 (Huron Bay Grade). Turn right (north) and
travel 3.5 miles to Dishno Creek Road. Turn right (east) and
continue about 2 miles to a fork in the road. Bear left and
proceed about 10 miles northeast toward Dishno Lake. Return
along the same route.
To Tracy Creek Road: From Van Riper State
park, drive west on US-41 to Tracy Creek Road. Turn left (south)
and proceed about 16 miles. Drive ends at US-141, about 7 miles
south of Covington. This road may be gated seasonally.
Directions to Tahquamenon Falls State Park:
From Paradise, drive west on M-123 about 11 miles to park headquarters
and visitor center. There are several interior park roads that
offer moose viewing opportunities. These are shown on the Michigan
Moose pamplet and also at the visitor center.
Directions to Seney National Wildlife Refuge:
From the village of Seney, drive south on M-77 about 4 ½
miles to the entrance road on the right (west) side of M-77.
Ownership: Van Riper and Tahquamenon Falls
State Parks, Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Van Riper
State Park, (906) 339-4461, Tahquamenon State Park, (906) 492-3415.
Size: Van Riper State Park – 4,000 acres
Peshekee Grade Road – 15 linear miles
Tracy Creek Road – 16 linear miles
Closest Town: Champion
Size: Tahquamenon Falls State Park – 38,000
Closest town: Paradise
Size: Seney National Wildlife Refuge – 94,000
Marshland Drive – seven linear miles
Closest town: Germfask
and Driving Directions for Champion
and Driving Directions for Paradise
and Driving Directions for Germfask
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