Van Riper State Park is a 1,044-acre park located in Champion, 17 miles west of Ishpeming on US-41. It lies partly in Michigamme Township and partly in Champion Township. The park has about one half mile of frontage along the eastern shores of Lake Michigamme, and 1.5 miles of frontage along the shores of the Peshekee River.
Official home page: www.michigan.gov/vanriper
Wikipedia: Van Riper State Park