• Indianhead Point stands tall along the Pictured Rocks. Photo copyright Craig Blacklock

    Pictured Rocks

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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Campground Host

Campground host campsite at Twelvemile Beach Campground.

Twelvemile Beach Campground

NPS photo / Ron Jones

Are you interested in staying on the rugged and scenic Lake Superior shoreline? Are you a full time RV-er or maybe looking for a summer adventure? Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore would like to talk to you about volunteer campground host opportunities.

Volunteer campground hosts work 5 days per week, a minimum of 20 hours per week, staying in a designated campsite at Twelvemile Beach Campground or Hurricane River Campground. All park campgrounds are rustic with vault toilets and central water spigots. A small solar panel is provided to assist in charging batteries.

Hosts assist fellow campers with information and registration as well as providing visitor use information to park staff. Hosts do not handle any money, and do not clean restrooms. Hosts should plan on working in all types of weather conditions and during weekends and holidays.

Applications are being accepted for the upcoming season and require a minimum commitment of one month. There may be limited positions open for the current season.
 
Campground Hosts Doug and Cindy at Twelvemile Beach Campground, June 2014.

Campground Hosts at Twelvemile Beach Campground

NPS photo / Ron Jones

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May through September

Please contact the Campground Host Coordinator at the Grand Sable Visitor Center, 906-494-2660.

October through April
Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at the Interagency Visitor Center, 906-387-3700. Email




Did You Know?

The light tower and flagpole of the Au Sable Light Station stand proudly.

Located within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, the Au Sable Light Station is on the National Register of Historic Places. Constructed in 1874, the station beacon still shines over Lake Superior's frigid waters. The lamp is now solar powered. More...