The parking lot is designed for trucks with horse trailers. This portion of trail features a unique cedar swamp ecosystem along the Big Creek/Luzerne boardwalk.
At a Glance
Open May to September. Gated when closed.
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted. Forest quiet hours apply.
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).
May - September
April 1 to November 14
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.
Not for Drinking
Mio Ranger District - (989) 826-3252
From Grayling -
Travel east on M-72 for 22 miles.
Turn right and travel south on Deeter Rd./CR-F490 for 2 miles.
Turn left and travel south on Durfee Rd./FR 4551 for 1 mile.
The site is located on the left.
Location - Michigan Shore to Shore Horse Trail
Nearby Recreation Areas -
Huron OHV Trails
Meadows ORV Trail System
Meadows ORV Campground
County - Oscoda
Seasonal and Other Information -
This site is gated in the off season, but not closed:
The Individual/Family camping area is open year-round.