Meadows ORV Campground


Area Status: Open

Meadows Campground is a small, 16 single site area primarily used by OHV riders and is first-come, first-served. The sites accomodate trailers/RV's up to 25 feet in length. The campground has drinking water and a trailhead for the Meadows Trail.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted. Forest quiet hours apply.
Area Amenities: Parking
Fees: Recreation Enhancement Act Fee - Day Use -
  • Day: $5.00
  • Week: $15.00
Camping -
  • Per Night: $10.00
Permit Info: 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).
Visit the Passes and Permits section for more information on obtaining a special use permit. ORV Sticker - OHVs must display a valid ORV Sticker as required by State law. ORV Stickers may be obtained from the State of Michigan.
Open Season: May 1 - November 30
Usage: Light
Restrictions: As a visitor to the National Forest, you are asked to follow certain rules designed to protect the Forest, natural resources and to provide for public safety of visitors. These rules are available to you on-line or at any office of the Huron-Manistee National Forests. Please take time to read and understand them. General Topic orders apply across the Forests. Applicable Orders -
  • Motorized Vehicle Use of Roads, Trails and Off-road Areas; R904-14-02
  • Occupancy and Use - Developed Recreation Areas, Dispersed Areas, Being Publicly Nude, Marine Prohibitions, Parking and Sanitation; R904-14-03
For a full list of ORV regulations for Michigan, consult the MI-DNR ORV Handbook website.
Closest Towns: Luzerne
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Mio Ranger District - (989) 826-3252
Information Center:

General Information

Directions:

From Grayling -

  • Travel east on M-72 for 22 miles.
  • Turn right and travel south on Deeter Rd. for 2 miles.
  • Turn left and travel south on Durfee Rd./FR 4541 for 3 miles.
  • The site is located on the left.

General Notes:

Location - Meadows ORV Trail System

Nearby Recreation Areas -

  • Meadows ORV Trailhead

County - Oscoda

Seasonal and Other Information -

  • This site is not gated during the off season.
  • This site is not maintained in winter:
    • Access road and/or parking lot are not plowed.
    • No water and/or toilet facilities are available.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Amenities -

  • Trash Can
No. of Sites Single: 16
Reservation Info No reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
Sleeping Shelter No

RV Camping

No. of Sites Single: 16
Reservation Info No reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
Pavement Type for Parking Dirt/Gravel/Sand
Hookup - Water No
Vehicle Clearence Medium
Hookup - Sewer No
Size Restrictions 25 Ft. or Less
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric No

OHV Camping

Amenities -

  • Trash Can
No. of Sites Single: 16
Reservation Info No reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
Size Restrictions 25 Feet or less
Loading Ramp No
Sleeping Shelter No

Amenities

Parking: 6 vehicle capaciy - with trailers

Related Information

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.559264

  Longitude : 
-84.309164