Kneff Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Kneff Lake is a designated trout lake and is stocked with rainbow trout in the spring. The lake is a 20-acre shared private, state and federal ownership. A beach area is available for swimming.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open May 1 to September 30. Gated when closed.
Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted. Forest quiet hours apply.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Parking
Fees Recreation Enhancement Act Fee - Day Use -
  • Walk-in/bicycle: $2.00
  • Day: $5.00
  • Week: $15.00
Camping (per night)-
  • Single site: $15.00
  • Double site: $30.00
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
Usage: Light
Best Season: May 19 to September 10
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: Grayling
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Mio Ranger District
Information Center: Mio Ranger District (989) 826-3252

General Information

Directions:

From Grayling -

  • Travel east on M-72 for 6.5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel south on Stephan Bridge Rd. for 1 mile.
  • Turn left and travel east on FR 4003 and drive about 1 mile.

General Notes:

Location - Kneff Lake, Wakeley Lake Area

Nearby Recreation Areas - 

  • Wakeley Lake Semi-Primitive Nonmotorized Area

County - Crawford

Seasonal and Other Information -

  • Gated when closed.

Activities


Beaches & Dunes

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Amenities -

  • Drinking Fountains
  • Dumpster
  • Beach - Accessible
Sleeping ShelterNo
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
No. of SitesSingle: 27

RV Camping

Amenities -

  • Drinking Fountains
  • Dumpster
  • Beach - Accessible
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
Hookup - WaterNo
Vehicle ClearenceLow - Medium
No. of SitesSingle: 27
Size Restrictions25 Ft. or Less
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingSand/Dirt
Hookup - SewerNo

Fishing

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Amenities

Boat ramp Gravel
Parking 74 vehicle capacity