Stockton Island Campsites

Forested camping area with wooden boardwalk.

Site 1

Location: Adjacent to boat harbor at Presque Isle. A boardwalk leads from the campsite docks, contact station, and vault toilet.

Amenities: This is an wheelchair accessible campsite. Well water, vault toilet, picnic table, fire ring, enlarged tent pad, and food locker.
Tent Pad Size: 21' x 21'

Access: Boaters can tie up at the dock. The cruise service makes regular stops at the Presque Isle dock in July and August. Kayaks and small boats can land on the beach adjacent to the site.

 
Forested camping area.

Site 2

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: Rocky beach with sandy hillside access. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Stockton Site 3

Site 3

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: Stairs to small rocky beach. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Stockton Site 4

Site 4

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: Sand ladder to sand beach. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Six-person tent at Stockton Island, Presque Isle campsite five overlooking Lake Superior.

Site 5

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 13' x 13'

Access: Sand beach. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Tent pad and picnic table at Stockton Island campsite six, overlooking Lake Superior.

Site 6

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: Fairly level access to sandy beach. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Tent pad at campsite seven on Stockton Island, overlooking Lake Superior.

Site 7

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 13' x 14'

Access: No beach access due to erosion/downed trees. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Orange tent on tent pad at campsite eight on Stockton Island, overlooking Lake Superior.

Site 8

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: Limited beaches access, towering pine grove overhead. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 

 
Two tents at campsite ten on Stockton Island, overlooking Lake Superior.

Site 10

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: No tent pad

Access: Must use nearby beach access point to get in the water/beach. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Tent among the red pines at campsite eleven on Stockton Island, overlooking Lake Superior.

Site 11

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: No beach access, towering pine grove on the bluff. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Tent on the tent pad at campsite twelve on Stockton Island, with Lake Superior in the background.

Site 12

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: No beach access. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Two small tents looking out towards Lake Superior at campsite thirteen on Stockton Island.

Site 13

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: Compact site, no beach access. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 

 
Tent pad shaded by white pine trees, with bear locker and picnic table in the background, overlooking Lake Superior.

Site 15

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: No beach access. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Blue tent on the tent pad in the foreground, with picnic table, fire ring, and bear box, overlooking Lake Superior.

Site 16

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: Sand ladder for beach access. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Tent pad, bear box, fire ring in campsite, overlooking Lake Superior on a sunny day.

Site 17

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: Sandy beach, shaded site. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Tent pad, bear locker, picnic table, and fire ring, overlooking Lake Superior on a sunny day.

Site 18

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: 14' x 14'

Access: Level sandy beach access. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Tent pad, bear locker, and picnic table at campsite nineteen on Stockton Island, next to the beach on Lake Superior.

Site 19

Location: Sites are spaced along a 3/4 mile stretch of shoreline on Presque Isle Bay. Site 2 is the closest to the dock (about 100 yards) with site 19 being the farthest. All sites have lake views.

Amenities: Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, food locker, and tent pads. Three sets of vault toilets and spaced throughout the campground near sites 3/4, 8/10, 13/15. Potable water is sometimes available near site 1.
Tent pad size: No tent pad (lots of space).

Access: Level sandy beach access. Boaters can use the dock or anchor in the bay. Many campsites no longer have beach access due to erosion.

 
Stockton Site 20

Site 20

Location: Quarry Bay. 0.25 miles west of the dock at Quarry Bay, in the trees behind the west end of the beach.

Amenities: Tend pad,vault toilet nearby, picnic table, fire ring, food locker.

Access: The bay is a popular anchorage. Boaters can tie up at the dock. Kayakers can land on the beach next to campsite.

 
Taken from the water, can see pebble beach, campsite sign, and open grassy area of the campsite surrounded by small poplar trees.

Site 21

Location: Trout Point. North side of the island, 6.3 miles from the Presque Isle ranger station.

Ameneties: Fire ring, food locker, tend pad, no vault toilet.

Access: This is not a suitable site for boaters due to the rocky/cobble beach. Kayakers may be able to carefully land. Backpackers must hike the 6.3 miles from Preque Isle. This hiking trail is unmaintained, and route finding may be difficult.

 
Forested camping area with wooden boardwalk.

Group Site A

Location: Quarry Bay. 500ft from dock.

Amenities: This is an accessible site. Boardwalk platform, tent pad (all tents must be on platform), 2 picnic tables, fire ring, 2 food lockers, and a vault toilet.

Access: the bay is a popular anchorage. Boaters can tie up at the dock. Kayakers can land on the beach next to the campsite.

 
Forested camping area with wooden boardwalk.

Group Site B

Location: Quarry Bay, 600ft from the dock.

Amenities: This is an accessable site. Boardwalk platform, tent pad (all tents must be on platform), 2 picnic tables, fire ring, 2 food lockers, and vault toilet nearby.

Access: this is a popular anchorage. Boaters can tie up at the dock. Kayakers can land on the beach next to the campsite.

Last updated: July 9, 2021

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