Old Grade Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Old Grade Campground

Located on the Little Manistee River, this campground is completely surrounded by National Forest System land. There is a short interpretive hiking trail with foot bridges from the campground through a hemlock and birch forest. The campground is loctated near wetlands and many fields, making it an excellent area to view wildlife. Canoeing is not recommended on this portion of the river as it is very shallow, however, this area is popular with angerls seeking trout.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This campground is open April 24, 2016 to Sept. 11, 2016. Gated when closed.
Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted.
Fees Concessionaire Fee - Camping (per night):
  • Single Site: $16.00
Day Use (per person)
  • Extra Vehicle: $6.00
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: April 24
Usage: Light
Best Season: May 15 to September 28
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: Wolf Lake, Baldwin
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: American Land and Leisure - (801) 226 - 3564
Information Center:

General Information

Directions:

From Baldwin -

  • Travel north on M-37 for 11 miles.
  • The site is located on the left.

General Notes:

Location - Little Manistee River

Nearby Recreation Areas - None

County - Lake

Seasonal and Other Information -

  • Gated when closed.

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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RV Camping

Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served. 
Vehicle ClearenceLow - Medium
Size Restrictions40 Ft. or Less
No. of SitesSingle: 20
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingAsphalt
Hookup - SewerNo

Campground Camping

Amenities -

  • Lantern posts
  • Host
Sleeping ShelterNo
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
No. of SitesSingle: 20

Hiking

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