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Northern Michigan Camping and Trails

Public Trails and Camps

Town

Miles

Camping

Other Users

Hunting

Managed by

Group

Alligator Hill

Empire

9

No

hikers

No

NPS


Big Oaks

Atlanta

26

Rustic

Hikers, bikers motorized

Yes

DNR

X

Black Lake Trail Camp

Cheboygan

100+

Rustic

Motorized, non-motorized trails

Yes

DNR/Cheboygan State Park


Chippewa Hills

Hubbard Lake

9

No

Hikers, bikers

No

DNR


Garey Lake State Forest Camp

Empire

100+

Rustic

hikers

Yes

DNR


Hillman to Alpena Trail

Alpena

19

No

Non-motorized, snowmobile

No

DNR


Horseshoe Lake Trailhead

Holton


No


Yes

USFS


Hungerford Recreation Area

Big Rapids

40

Rustic

hikers

Yes

USFS

X

Marzinski Horse Trail and Camp

Manistee

20

Rustic

hikers

Yes

USFS


North Central State Trail

Gaylord to Mackinaw City

70

No

Non-motorized, snowmobile

No

DNR


North Western State Trail

Alanson to Mackinaw City

23

No

Non-motorized, snowmobile

No

DNR


Owasippe Scout Reservation

Twin Lake


No

hikers

Yes

Boy Scouts


Pines Point

Hesperia

15

Rustic

hikers

Yes

USFS

X

Rockport Recreation Area

Alpena

9

No

Hikers, bikers

Yes

DNR


Tin Cup Springs

Luther

20

No

hikers

Yes

DNR

X

White River

Hesperia

12

Rustic

hikers

Yes

USFS


Wildwood Hills

Indian River

11

No

hikers


DNR


Shore to Shore Camps:







X

Shore to Shore DNR








Shore to Shore USFS








4 mile trail camp

Grayling

S2S

Rustic

Hikers

Yes

DNR


Elk Hill

Vanderbuilt

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

DNR

X

Garey Lake Trail Camp

Empire

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

DNR


Goose Creek Trail Camp

Frederic

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

DNR


Hopkins Creek

Manton

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

DNR


Johnson’s Crossing

Gaylord

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

DNR


Lake Dubonnet Trail Camp

Interlochen

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

DNR


Luzerne

Luzerne

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

USFS


McKinley

McKinley

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

USFS


Rapid River Trail Camp

Kalkaska

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

DNR


River Road

Oscoda

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

USFS


Scheck's Place Trail Camp

Williamsburg

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

DNR


South Branch

Oscoda

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

USFS


Stoney Creek

Cheboygan

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

DNR


Walsh Road

Grayling

S2S

Rustic

hikers

Yes

DNR










Privately Owned Campgrounds

Town/

Trails

Miles

Camping

Other Users

Hunting

Amenities

Hip Camp

D bar D Ranch

Chase Manistee


Modern

Rustic


Yes

Electric, Rustic, water, bath house, corrals, arena


Grace Grange

Petosky

Emmett County


B&B


Yes

Bed and breakfast


Healey’s Outback Ranch

Stanwood Manistee


Rustic, rooms


Yes

Rooms, stalls, rustic


Hungerford Hills Farm

Big Rapids Hungerford


Rustic


Yes

Bathroom, showers, rustic


Luzerne Express

Luzerne Shore to Shore trail


Modern

ATV

Yes

Electric, Water, Bath house


Pine Forest Campground

Irons

Manistee


Rustic


Yes

Toilet, shower, water, day stage, store


Ranch Rudolf

Traverse City Shore to Shore


Modern


Yes

Electric, Water, Bath house


Timber’s Edge

Hesperia Manistee


Modern, Rustic


Yes

Electric, Water, Showers, Rustic


Turtle Lake Campground

Beulah


Modern



Electric, Water, Bath house


Whiskey Creek

Custer

Manistee


Modern

ATV

Yes

Electric, Rustic, water, bath house










Riding Stables - experience the trails with Michigan’s Horse Rental Stables

Healey's Outback Ranch

Stanwood







Outrider Horseback Riding

Lake Ann







Ranch Rudolf

Traverse City







Rose Creek Horse Adventures

Lachine







Wolf Lake Ranch

Baldwin