Hungerford Trail Camp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Hungerford Lake Recreation Area

The horse trail and mountain bike connector trails located in the campground. The horseback trail connector trail is located near the group site.

This campground is very popular during the summer with horseback trail riders.  The loop campground is nestled in among a variety of leafy green tress.

Brochure with map:  This brochure is set to print on 11 x 17 paper, landscape (wide) orientation.  To print on 8 1/2 x 11 paper set the print area to "shrink to printable area", this will make the text on the page smaller.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: This campground is open May 1, 2016 to Oct. 31, 2016. Gated when closed.
Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted. Forest quiet hours apply.
Fees Recreation Enhancement Act Fee - Camping -
  • Per Night: $15.00
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).
Visit the Passes and Permits section for more information on obtaining a special use permit.
Open Season: May 1
Usage: Medium
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
Closest Towns: Big Rapids
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Baldwin White Cloud Ranger District - (231) 745-4631
Information Center:

General Information

Directions:

From Big Rapids -

  • Travel west on M-20 for 8.5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel north on Cypress Ave. for .5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel east on Hungerford Lake Dr. for .5 miles.
  • Turn left and travel north on Forest Rd. 5134 for 1 mile.
  • The site is located on the left.

General Notes:

Location -   Hungerford Recreation Area    

Nearby Recreation Areas - None 

County - Newaygo  

Seasonal and Other Inforamation -

  • Gated when closed.

Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

Amenities -

  • Picket Poles 
  • Manure Disposal Area
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Host
  • Garbage Service
Reservation InfoReservation needed -
  • One time reservation fee of $9.00
  • Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance of visit.
  • Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance of visit.

Go to: Recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777.

No. of SitesGroup: 1

RV Camping

Amenities -

  • Picket Poles 
  • Manure Disposal Area
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Host
  • Garbage Service
Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation InfoReservation needed -

Single Site - No reservation needed. All sites are first come, first served.

Group Site -

  • Mid-May to Mid-September
  • One time reservation fee of $9.00
  • Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance of visit.
  • Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance of visit.

Go to: Recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777.

Vehicle ClearenceHigh
No. of Sites
  • Single: 48
  • Group: 1
Size RestrictionsMaximum - 80 Feet
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingAsphalt
Hookup - SewerNo

Campground Camping

Amenities -

  • PicketĀ PolesĀ 
  • Manure Disposal Area
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Host
  • Garbage Service
Sleeping ShelterNo
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
No. of Sites Single: 48

Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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