State Forest Campgrounds

  • Michigan's State Forest Campgrounds

    State Forest CampingIf you are looking for a rustic camping experience, with plenty of space between camp sites, Michigan's state forest campgrounds are for you. Located throughout Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the northern Lower Peninsula, the state forest campgrounds provide over 3,000 campsites in the state's nearly 4-million acres of state forest. Every state forest campground is located on a river or lake, providing excellent access to fishing, boating and canoeing/kayaking. More than 60 campgrounds have nearby nonmotorized trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and nature observation

  • Find Michigan state parks, trails and campgrounds using the DNR's Recreation Search website

    Discover a new favorite camping spot, learn about upcoming events, find accessible recreation or explore a new trail for hiking, biking, snowmobiling and more. Michigan's great outdoors await!

  • Dispersed Camping

    Strike out on your own, and try camping off the beaten path in a state forest with a dispersed camp registration card.