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A lodge at Porcupine Mountains State Park in winter at night



Winter lodging options at the Porkies

The park has a few overnight lodging options during the winter months. Reservations are recommended and can be made six months in advance at or 1-800-447-2757 (1-800-44PARKS).

Most of the lodging options require you to hike in from a designated trailhead. The shortest hike is 100 yards, and the longest is 3 miles. Snowshoes or cross-country skis are needed mid-November through May.

Winter camping in the parking lot

We also offer winter camping in the middle parking lot of the ski chalet – winter only! This is rustic camping, with a portable toilet and no showers. You must register at park headquarters during business hours. The cost is $20 per camping permit.

Nearby lodging

In addition the lodging options available within the state park, the Porcupine Mountains Convention and Visitors Bureau has listings of several lodging options located near the park, Silver City and Ontonagon. Visit their website at