About Us


Bay Ridge RV Park is located on the Garden Peninsula of Michigan's Beautiful Upper Peninsula. Our campground is built new in 2016. Find us just off US2 between Rapid and Manistique, At Garden Corners, head south on Hwy M-183 for 7.7 miles. Turn Right onto 17.5 Road for about 3/4 of a mile (for Bay Ridge RV Park.) 

The Dock Grill and Bar is located on the Garden Bay.  Turn right onto Vans Harbor Road, just past 17.5 Road. Stop in for lunch or dinner. Available by air, land or water.

What type of fish are most common in the Garden Bay on Big Bay de Noc?

Perch, bass, walleye, pike

What is nearby you ask?

Gas station, grocery store, meat market and golf course 1/2 mile

Garden Village Park: Baseball field , Playground, Restaurant -Taverns-Village Artisans, Garden Gallery, 1.0 miles

Down the peninsula approximately 8 miles Fayette Historic State Park (Restored Historic town site) a representation of a once bustling iron smelting company town

Approximately 14 miles At the end of the peninsula is the village of Fairport. This scenic, unique commercial fishing community which is also the starting point for many sport fishing adventures!

Approximately 14 minutes from Kitchi-ti-Kipi (Big Springs)

Manistique, MI (County seat of Schoolcraft County) is 24.9 miles and offers a variety of restaurants, shopping, gas stations, and entertainment such as Kewadin Casinos

Escanaba, MI (County seat of Delta County) is 46.5 miles and offers a wide variety of restaurants, shopping, entertainment and fun things to do including trying your luck at Island Resort and Casino

What wineries are nearby?


We have a list from Pure Michigan


Distance to communities in the Upper Peninsula (AKA the UP)

Marquette - 83 miles (Lake Superior)

Munising - 69.5 miles (Lake Superior and Pictured Rocks)

Newberry - 83 miles (Tahquamenon Falls)

St. Ignace - 110 miles (Mackinac Bridge and Island)

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