Monocle Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Monocle Lake Campground Map Site

Monocle Lake Campground's location off of Monocle Lake and its proximity to so many recreational opportunities in the Sault Ste. Marie area makes it the perfect home-base as you go adventuring through the Upper Peninsula Michigan. Don't forget to add the Whitefish Bay National Forest Scenic Byway to the list. It runs along Lake Superior all the way to Tahquamenon Falls.  

Monocle Lake offers a quiet, relaxing place to fish, swim, hike, and just enjoy the outdoors while camped along the shores of a lovely inland lake.  You will definitely want to add Monocle Lake to your Upper Michigan Fall color tour! Make a reservation, or view a map of the Monocle Lake Campground.

Monocle Lake Accessibility

  • Sites have hardened surfaces and tent pads to accommodate accessibility needs.
  • Accessible tables, fire rings, and lantern posts are available at each site.
  • Accessible pressurized water and pit toilets are conveniently spaced throughout the recreation area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This site opens May 15
Reservations: You can reserve some camping sites for Monocle Lake Campground on the National Recreation Reservation System (NRRS). To check availability or to make a reservation go to:
Fees Site Fee $18 - Federal Recreation Passes (Golden/America the Beautiful) are accepted.
Open Season: May 15
Closest Towns: Brimley
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


From the intersection of M-28 and I-75 drive 7.5 miles west on M-28 to M-221. Turn right (north) and drive 2.5 miles on M-221 to Iroquois Rd/Lake Shore Drive (Forest Highway 42). Turn left (west) on Lake Shore Drive and drive 6.2 miles to Forest Road 3699. Turn left (west) on FR3699 and drive 1 mile to Monocle Lake Campground.

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