Condon Lakes West

Area Status: Not Cleared

This area is very popular for mushroom and berry picking, as well as hunting, fishing and camping.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Maintained from May 1 to October 30. No services after October 30.
Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted.
Area Amenities: Parking
Fees No Fee
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
Restrictions: Forest-wide Closures - Camping in dispersed areas:
  • Camping within two hundred (200) feet of any body of water, except at designated sites.
  • Camping in an area which is posted closed and/or no camping.
  • Camping within 450 feet of developed recreation areas.
Being publicly nude. Storing Watercraft
  • Storing, mooring, or leaving a boat or raft over 24 hours.
  • Parking in violation of posted instructions.
Operated By: Baldwin/White Cloud Ranger District - 650 N. Michigan Ave. P.O. Box D, Baldwin, MI 49304

General Information

General Notes:

Location - Condon Lake Semi-Primitive Nonmotorized Area

Nearby Recreation Areas -

  • Highbank Semi-Primitive Nonmotorized Area
  • Condon Lake
  • Sawkaw Lake
  • Highbank Lake Campground
  • Walkup Lake Campground
  • Nichols Lake North
  • North Country National Scenic Trail

Acreage - 3,300

County - Newaygo


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first serve.
No. of SitesSingle: 6


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Parking 3 vehicle capacity - with trailers