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Overview of Big Bear 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 30

Pad Type dirt

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally April - October

Elevation 1,246 ft / 379 m

Max Stay 15

Max Length 30 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Big Bear Lake State Forest Campground 1 person has reviewed this location.

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Last reported 7/18/2021
Croswell, MI
4 reviews
“Want peace and quiet- don’t stay here”

Reviewed 7/18/2021

Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 26
RV Length: 27' (Travel Trailer)
Overall Rating

Don’t let the photos deceive you. Not a recent one. Sites are stacked one on top of another. Very noisy. No peace or solitude. Lake full of jet skis and motorboats. Want to fish- that’s a joke. Dogs running around unleashed and going into people’s sites. Lots of traffic.

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noted 10/2/2019

Campsites #20-35 are reservable and campsites #36-50 are first come, first serve.

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  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
  • water access
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
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