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City of Houghton RV Park

The RV Park has 25 units and is located next to the Kestner Waterfront Park at the western end of the four mile paved, non-motorized, waterfront trail and only a half mile from Downtown Houghton along the lit trail. Amenities include: paved sites, water and sewer connections, 20-30-50 amp electric service, satellite TV with 16 channels, Wi-Fi; with a covered patio, picnic table, park bench, BBQ grill, and fire ring at each site. We do not accept pop-up campers or tents as there are no bathroom/shower facilities in the park.

The Kestner Waterfront Park consists of a sandy bathing beach, pavilion, picnic tables, fishing piers, boat launch, and Chutes and Ladders playground.

Map of RV Park Sites

2017 Season

The park will be open from May 15, 2017 to October 15, 2017.


Reservations for the 2017 season can be made, starting Monday, May 15, 2017 at 900 a.m. by telephone only.

  • Call 906-482-8745.
  • Credit cards are accepted.
  • All deposits are non-refundable.
  • All payments for stays in excess of one night are non-refundable.
  • Holidays and special events require a minimum three night stay.
  • You can request a specific site, but no sites are guaranteed.
  • Reservations are made by the hosts in order to accommodate the demand as, with the limited number of sites, an automated reservation system cannot maximize occupancy or help guests with their reservations.


The rates include 2 adults. There is a $3 per night charge for each additional adult. There is no extra charge for children.

  • $40 per night for the first six nights.
  • $36 per night for a minimum seven night stay.
  • $900 per month


  • Check-in time is 1:00 pm (EST) - check-out time is noon (EST).
  • Quiet time is from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am.
  • Pets are allowed; however, dogs must be leashed, their messes cleaned up, and they cannot be left to bark and annoy others.
  • You may not bring your own firewood into the park. Firewood is available for purchase in the park.
  • Washing vehicles on site is allowed with a fee of $10 for an RV and $5 for a car.
  • All sewer hookups must be threaded, air tight connections.
  • RV repairs at the park must be approved by the park host.
  • Generators are not permitted to be run at the park.

Park Hosts:

Dan and Joan Kemp
1100 West Lakeshore Drive (map)
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-8745


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