Round Lake Campground and Day Use Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Round Lake Campground is a wooded camping area offering a wide variety of recreation opportunities. Most of the ownership around the 91-acre lake is private. This access provides the only public access on the lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This campground is open May 15, 2016 to Sept. 30, 2016. 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 - Camping (per night):
  • Single Site: $14.00
Day Use (per vehicle):
  • Per Day: $5.00
  • Season: $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).
Visit the Passes and Permits section for more information on obtaining a special use permit.
Open Season: May 1
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: May 21 to September 10
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: Hale, Tawas
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Huron Shores Ranger Station - (989) 739-0728
Information Center:

General Information


From Tawas City -

  • Travel northwest on Plank Rd./Indian Lake Rd. for 7 miles.
  • Turn right and travel west on Latham Rd. for .5 miles.

General Notes:

Location - Corsair Area, Round Lake, Indian Lake

Nearby Recreation Areas -

  • Tuttle Marsh
  • Corsair Cross-Country Ski and Hiking Trail
  • Sand Lake Day Use Area

County - Iosco

Seasonal and Other Information -

  • Gated when closed.

  • Accessible restroom
  • gravel boat ramp
  • paved driveway


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RV Camping

Amenities -

  • Lantern Posts
  • Beach
  • Picnic Area
  • Garbage Service
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed. All sites are first come, first served.
Hookup - WaterNo
Vehicle ClearenceLow
Size Restrictions25 Ft. or Less
No. of SitesSingle: 33
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingDirt/Gravel
Hookup - SewerNo

Campground Camping

Amenities -

  • Lantern Posts
  • Hand Pumps
  • Beach
  • Picnic Area
  • Garbage Service
Sleeping ShelterNo
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
No. of SitesSingle: 33


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Water Activities

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Boat ramp Gravel