Sulak Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Pere Marquette National Scenic River

This site is primarily used by anglers, hunters and families for camping.  There is a short, .25 mile walk from the campsites to the river, through federal and state land.  The river access is operated by the MI-DNRE. 

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Managed Season starts May 1, 2016 and ends Oct. 31, 2016.
Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted.
Area Amenities: Parking
Fees No Fee
Permit Info: Watercraft Permit -
  • Required Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend.
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).
Visit the Passes and Permits section for more information on obtaining a special use permit.
Open Season: May 1
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: January 1 to December 31
Busiest Season: May to October
Restrictions: As a visitor to the National Forest, you are asked to follow certain rules designed to protect the Forest, natural resources and to provide for public safety of visitors. These rules are available to you on-line or at any office of the Huron-Manistee National Forests. Please take time to read and understand them. General Topic orders apply across the Forests. Applicable Orders -
  • Motorized Vehicle Use of Roads, Trails and Off-road Areas; R904-14-02
  • Occupancy and Use - Developed Recreation Areas, Dispersed Areas, Being Publicly Nude, Marine Prohibitions, Parking and Sanitation; R904-14-03
  • Pere Marquette National Scenic River Corridor; R904-14-14
Highlights - Camping is prohibited, except at designated campgrounds or campsites.
Closest Towns: Baldwin
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Baldwin White Cloud Ranger District - (231) 745-4631
Information Center:

General Information

Directions:

From Baldwin -

  • Travel west on 52nd St. for 8.5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel north on S. Branch Rd. for 2.5 miles.
  • The site is located on the right.

General Notes:

Location - Pere Marquette National Scenic River

Nearby Recreation Aras -

  • Upper Branch Bridge

County - Lake

Seasonal and Other Information -

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

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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RV Camping

Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
Pavement Type of ParkingDirt/Gravel
Vehicle ClearenceLow
Size Restrictions0 to 25 Feet
No. of SitesSingle: 12

Campground Camping

Amenities -

  • Trail to river
Sleeping ShelterNo
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come first served.
No. of SitesSingle: 12

Fishing

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Amenities

Parking 45 vehicle capacity