Walkup Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This campground is located on Walkup Lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Maintained from May 1 to October 30.
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: $10.00
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: January 1 to December 31
Busiest Season: May to September
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: Bitely
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Baldwin White Cloud Ranger District - 650 N. Michigan Ave. PO Box D, Baldwin, MI 49304

General Information

Directions:

From Baldwin -

  • Travel south on M-37 for 10 miles.
  • Turn right and travel west on 14 Mile Rd. for 1 mile.
  • Turn left and travel south on Bingham Rd. for .5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel west on Cleveland Dr. for 2.5 miles.
  • The site is located on the right.

General Notes:

Location - Walkup Lake

Nearby Recreation Areas -

  • North Country National Scenic Trail
    • Nichols Lake North
    • Nichols Lake South Campground 

County - Newaygo

Seasonal an Other Information -

  • This site is not gated during the off season.
  • This site is not maintained in winter:
    • Access road and/or parking lot are not plowed.
    • No water and/or toilet facilieties available.

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Amenities -

  • Trash Can
  • Lantern Posts
Sleeping ShelterNo
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
No. of SitesSingle: 12

RV Camping

Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
Hookup - WaterNo
Vehicle ClearenceHigh
Size Restrictions35 Ft. or Less
No. of SitesSingle: 12
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingDirt/Gravel
Hookup - SewerNo

Fishing

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Water Activities

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Amenities

Boat ramp Gravel
Parking 7 vehicle capacity