This campground is located on the south side of the lake, with a day use area located on the north side.
In addition to camping, the campground has fishing and swimming. There is a beach and accessible fishing pier available. A wood ramp and stairs lead down to the lake from the campground. A short path along the lake provides access for fishing. This site is one of the locations on the National Forest's for Kids Fishing Day Events for Michigan's Free Fishing Day in early June.
This campground is open May 5, 2016 to Sept. 11, 2016. Gated when closed. Reservations recommended for sites 17-26 between May 5 and Sept. 10.
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted. Forest quiet hours apply.
Concessionaire Fee - Camping (per night):
Single Site: $16.00
Day Use(per person) -
Extra Vehicle: $8.00
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.
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