Carp River Campground

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Carp River Campground Sites

Carp River Campground has 20 wooded campsites in a quiet, rustic setting adjacent to the Carp Wild and Scenic River. You can camp, fish, hike, canoe, kayak, or just enjoy a back to basics, rustic camping experience to "get away from it all." 

Each site has a table and a fire ring. Water pumps and vault toilets are conveniently spaced throughout the campground. 

If you plan to fish the Carp River, you may catch brook, brown and rainbow trout. Access the Carp River using one of the stair sets constructed along the riverbank. Printable map.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This site opens May 15
Reservations: You can reserve some campsites for Carp River 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: St. Ignace
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


From the intersection of US-2 and I-75 drive north on I-75 to exit 352 (County Road 123). Turn right (east) on Highway M-123 and travel 500 feet. Then turn left (north) on Mackinac Trail (H-63). Drive north 5.2 miles to FR 3445, turn left (west) and drive 0.25 mile to the campground.

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