Colwell Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
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Colwell Lake Campground Site

Colwell lake is 145 acres with an excellent swimming beach and boat access. Camping, fishing, picnicking and hiking are other popular recreation activities at Colwell Lake. Renovated in 1993, the area meets most current Americans with Disabilities Act Guidelines. Electricity, water hydrants, a dump station, picnic ground, lakeside path, and skid pier have been added. Link to Campground Map

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open May 15 thru October 8
Fees Site Fee $12 / $16 / $50 - Dump station Fee $4.00 - Federal Recreation Passes (Golden/America the Beautiful) are accepted. Some of these sites are reservable. Reservations are made on the National Recreation Reservation System (NRRS). To check availability of the campsites or to make a reservation, call 877-444-6777 or go to


Closest Towns: Munising
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


From Manistique drive north 25 miles on M-94 to FR 2246. Turn right (east) and drive 0.5 miles to the campground road.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

The campground consists of 35 individual family sites, five have electric RV hook-ups, fire ring, lantern post and tent pad. Toilets and water hydrants are conveniently spaced throughout the campground.

No. of Accessible sites35

Group Camping

Group site is available for those wishing to camp together. Reservations must be made for the group site.


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