Timber Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

 The campground is located near a small impoundment, however the impoundment is not a popular site for fishing. The busiest use is the North Country National Scenic Trail trailhead located in the campground. In the winter this site is plowed and provides access to the Ward Hills Snowmobile Trail. ORV use is prohibited in the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Maintained from May 1 to September 30.
Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted. Forest quiet hours apply.
Area Amenities: Parking
Fees Recreation Enhancement Act Fee - Trailhead ONLY Day Use -
  • Day: $5.00
  • Week: $15.00
Camping - Recreation Enhancement Act Fee -
  • Per Night: $10.00
Permit Info: Special Use Permit -
  • No special use permit is required for individuals or small groups (74 people or less).
  • Permits are required for commercial, event or large groups (75 people or more).
Open Season: May 1 - September 30
Usage: Light
Best Season: January 1 to December 1
Restrictions: Forest-wide Closures - Camping Camping in Developed Recreation Areas
  • Camping in a developed campground for a period longer than 14 consecutive days unless posted otherwise.
  • Entering or being in a developed recreation site or portion thereof when posted CLOSED.
  • Entering or remaining in a campground between 10 PM and 6 AM when posted - except for properly registered campers.
  • Using a developed campsite by more than eight (8) people on a single unit or by more than sixteen (16) people on a double site.
  • Parking or leaving a vehicle in violation of posted instructions, including the use of a handicap-parking site without a valid state permit properly displayed.
  • Parking a vehicle outside the parking space assigned to one's own camp unit or other designated parking area.
  • Occupying a developed campsite by parking more than one camper, trailer, or motor home (RV) on a single unit site. Parking more than two camping vehicles or camping trailers on a double unit site or exceeding limits to group sites unless otherwise posted.
  • Parking, possessing, or leaving more than two vehicles per single unit camp site or four vehicles per double unit sites, except bicycles, motorcycles, or ATV's on trailers, unless posted otherwise.
Being publicly nude Storing Watercraft
  • Storing, mooring, or leaving a boat or raft over 24 hours.
Parking
  • Parking in violation of posted instructions.
Closest Towns: Branch
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Baldwin White Cloud Ranger District - (231) 745-4631

General Information

Directions:

From Baldwin -

  • Travel north on M-37 for 3 miles.
  • Turn left and travel west on US-10 for 7.5 miles.
  • The site is located on the right.

General Notes:

Location - Tank Creek, North Country National Scenic Trail

Nearby Recreation Areas -

  • Ward Hills Snowmobile Trail
  • Upper Branch Bridge River Access

County - Lake

Seasonal and Other Information -

  • This site is not gated during the off season.
  • This site is partially maintained in winter:
    • Access road and/or parking lot are plowed.
    • No water and/or toilet facilities are available.

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Amenities -

  • Benches
Sleeping ShelterNo
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
No. of SitesSingle: 9

RV Camping

Amenities -

  • Benches
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
Hookup - WaterNo
Pavement Type of ParkingDirt/Gravel
Vehicle ClearenceLow
Size Restrictions50 Ft. or Less
No. of SitesSingle: 9
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Hookup - SewerNo

Amenities

Parking 5 vehicle capacity