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Overview of Andrus Lake State Forest Campground

Michigan Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into state parks and recreation areas, state boat launches, state forest campgrounds and state trail parking lots. The Michigan Recreation Passport does not cover local, county, municipal, or metropolitan parks or recreation areas. Learn more: Michigan Recreation Passport

Number of Sites 25

Open Seasonally Contact Manager

Elevation 623 ft / 189 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Andrus Lake State Forest Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
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Location
Cleanliness
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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 3G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 9/10/2016
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 6/13/2020
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Randall Parr
MI 29' Tropi-Cal (renamed Four Winds Traveler) 290
3 reviews
“A easy place to pull up for the night.”

Reviewed 6/13/2020

Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 22
Overall Rating

I am long-time UP resident and am catching up on places I always meant to go in the east end. I have embarked on a months-long RV trip and am hitting some rustiucnds before I head downstate. Apparently, State Park campgrounds are closed until 22 June but State Forest campgrounds opened earlier this week. This place is handy because ... more

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Location
Cleanliness
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2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

Randall Parr would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

“Great for exploring Whitefish Point”

Reviewed 9/10/2016

Nightly rate: $13
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 1
Overall Rating

We stayed here for 4 days while exploring the Whitefish Point area. Nice wooded sites, sandy lakeshore with swimming area. Water, pit toilets and garbage disposal are the only amenities. If you depend on solar, there are a few sites that are sufficiently clear to charge panels. We were able to make do by deploying our portable panel an... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
1bars
Verizon 3G

Jeneric Ramblings would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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Tomp
Maple Plain, MN 28' Airstream CCD International Chevrolet 2500 HD Silverado Duramax 4WD
236 reviews
“Off the trail, primitive c/g on remote small lake.”

Reviewed 2/8/2015

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 4
Overall Rating

Perfect place and location for visiting Whitefish Point Lighthouse, Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum and bird sanctuary. Just south of Andrus Lake is the town of Paradise with limited shopping, eating and fuel. Nice friendly people everywhere. Campsites are dirt and sand, no elec, water and bathrooms available. Tables and fire rings at ... more

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Tomp would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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