Monocle Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
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Monocle Lake Campground Map Site

Monocle Lake Campground has something for everyone. Monocle Lake is a perfect place to use as a home-base while visiting the many recreational opportunities available in the Sault Ste. Marie area, as well as exploring the Whitefish Bay National Scenic Byway all the way to Tahquamenon Falls. Monocle Lake offers a quiet, relaxing place to fish, swim, hike, and just enjoy the out of doors while camped along the shores of a lovely inland lake. Link to Campground Map

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open May 15 to October 15. Gated when closed.
Fees Site Fee $16 -  Day Fee $5.00 - Federal Recreation Passes (Golden/America the Beautiful) are accepted. Some of these sites are reservable. Reservations are made on the National Recreation Reservation System (NRRS). To check availability of the campsites or to make a reservation, call 877-444-6777 or go to
Closest Towns: Bay Mills Indian Community
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


From the intersection of M-28 and I-75 drive 15.6 miles west on M-28 to Ranger Road (FH-87). Turn right (north) and drive 6.2 miles on Ranger Road to Lake Shore Drive (forest Highway 42). Turn right (east) on Lake Shore Drive and drive 6.7 miles on FR 3699. Turn right (west) on FR 3699 and drive 1 mile to Monocle Lake Campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


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Campground Camping

Monocle Lake Campground offers 39 campsites in a northern hardwood, aspen, red maple, and white birch setting.  All 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.

No. of Accessible sites39


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