This site is located next to Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Area.
At a Glance
Hemlock and Orchid Loops - season runs from May 7 to Sept. 13. Resrvations needed between those dates. These loops are gated when closed. Oak Loop - season runs from May 7 to Oct. 12. This loop is gated when closed. Violet Loop - season runs from May 7 to Dec. 1. $10/night, starting Oct. 12. No water - Oct 12 to Dec. 1. This loop is gated when closed.
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted.
Recreation Enhancement Act Fee -Day Use -
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).
May 7 - Dec 1
May to October
Forest-wide Closures -Camping in dispersed areas:
Camping within two hundred (200) feet of any body of water, except at designated sites.
Camping in an area which is posted closed and/or no camping.
Camping within 450 feet of developed recreation areas.
Being publicly nude.Storing Watercraft
Storing, mooring, or leaving a boat or raft over 24 hours.