RV Camping

The Least You Need to Know About Camping Plan Your Trip: RV Camping

  • You do not need a permit to camp on the National Forests or in designated campgrounds
  • If your campfire will be on National Forest System lands you will not need a wood permit to cut firewood. 
  • Dispersed and Primitive tent camping within the Forests is allowed almost anywhere, unless otherwise posted closed and/or "No Camping". 
  • No RV hook-ups are available for water, sewage or electric at any campground.

 

Winter Camping is available at: 

  • Au Sable River Primitive Camps
  • Meadows Campground
  • McKinley and River Road Campgrounds on the Shore to Shore Trail

 

Fee Sites:

* - Reservation needed or recommended. Reservations can be made at recreation.gov

 

Huron Campgrounds

These campgrounds are on the east side of the state/east side of US-127

  • Au Sable River Sites:
    • Au Sable Loop
    • Gabions
    • Au Sable River Primitive Camping*
    • Monument
    • Rollways
  • Hoist/Reid Lake Areas:
    • Horseshoe Lake
    • Jewell Lake
  • Huron OHV Trails:
    • Mack Lake
    • Meadows
  • Pine River
    • Pine River
  • Shore to Shore Trail
    • South Branch*
  • M-72/M-65
    • Island Lake
    • Wagner Lake
    • Kneff Lake

 

Manistee Campgrounds

These campgrounds are on the west side of the state/west side of US-127

  • Hungerford*
  • Lake Michigan Recreation Area*
  • Little Manistee River:
    • Old Grade
  • M-37 - White Cloud to Baldwin
    • Benton Lake
    • Brush Lake
    • Highbank Lake
    • Minnie Pond
    • Nichols Lake South
    • Timber Creek
    • Walkup Lake
  • M-55 - Cadillac to Manistee
    • Hemlock
    • Sand Lake*
  • Pere Marquette River
    • Bowman Bridge*
    • Claybanks
  • Pine River - National Scenic River
    • Peterson Bridge
  • White River
    • Diamond Point
    • Pines Point

RV Camping Areas

  • Au Sable River area description
  • Au Sable National Scenic River area description
  • Au Sable Loop Campground and Day Use Area
  • Gabions Campground and Day Use
  • Au Sable River - Alcona Dam to Lake Huron area description
  • Au Sable River Primitive Camping
  • Monument Campground
  • River Road National Scenic Byway area description
  • Rollways Campground and Day Use Area
  • Corsair Area area description
  • Round Lake Campground and Day Use Area
  • Hoist/Reid Lake Areas area description
  • Horseshoe Lake Campground and Boat Launch
  • Jewell Lake Campground
  • Hungerford Recreation Area
  • Huron NF OHV Trails area description
  • Mack Lake Motorized Trail System area description
  • Mack Lake ORV Campground
  • Meadows ORV Complex area description
  • Meadows ORV Campground
  • Lake Michigan area description
  • Lake Michigan Recreation Area
  • Little Manistee River, National Scenic Study River area description
  • Old Grade Campground
  • M-37: White Cloud to Baldwin area description
  • Benton Lake Campground
  • Brush Lake Campground
  • Highbank Lake Campground
  • Minnie Pond Campground
  • Nichols Lake South Campground
  • Timber Creek Campground
  • Walkup Lake Campground
  • M-55: Manistee to Cadillac area description
  • Hemlock Campground and Boat Launch
  • Marzinski Horse Trail and Campground area description
  • Sand Lake Recreation Area
  • North Country National Scenic Trail area description
  • Pere Marquette River area description
  • Pere Marquette National Scenic River area description
  • Bowman Bridge Campground and River Access
  • Claybanks Campground
  • Sulak Campground
  • Pine National Scenic River area description
  • Peterson Bridge South Campground
  • Shore-to-Shore State Horse Trail area description
  • Luzerne Horse Trail Campground and Trailhead
  • McKinley Horse Trail Campground
  • South Branch Trail Campground and Trailhead
  • South Branch Pine River area description
  • Pine River Campground area description
  • Wagner Lake Area area description
  • Island Lake Campground
  • Wagner Lake Campground
  • Wakeley Lake Area area description
  • Kneff Lake Campground
  • White River area description
  • Diamond Point
  • Pines Point

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities