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Overview of Haakwood 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 18

Pad Type gravel

Open Seasonally April - November

Elevation 721 ft / 219 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Haakwood State Forest Campground 2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 9/15/2018
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 9/10/2016
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MI Promaster conversion
8 reviews
“Rustic, convenient, good separation between sites.”

Reviewed 9/15/2018

Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 16
Overall Rating

Just a couple miles out of Wolverine and a few minutes off the I-75 exit this is a great stop over. Gravel sites with standard picnic table and fire ring. Pit toilet and hand pumps. (Didn’t use either) Lot of separation and vegetation between sites, some back up to the river. Stayed second week of September and less than a third full on a perfect weather weekend. Only drawback is some noise from the expressway.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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

“Get away from it all”

Reviewed 9/10/2016

Nightly rate: $13
Days stayed: 8
Site Number: 2
Overall Rating

We chose this campground in an attempt to avoid Labor Day crowds because it was away from everything. If that's what you're looking for, this is a great spot! 6 of the 18 spots were empty over the Labor Day weekend. There are a few places you can access the Sturgeon River, site 2 being one of them.

Sites are gravel & grass and are fairly level. The only amenities are fire rings, garbage, pit toilets, and a hand pump for water. The little town of Wolverine has a post office and a small market, but if you want to do a big grocery shop Indian River is your best bet. There is a "rails to trails" bike path in front of the campground and you can easily ride your bike into Wolverine. Internet was fast enough for streaming video.

This is a State DNR campground, which requires a "Passport" fee for your vehicle ($9/day or $31 for an annual pass for out-of-state vehicles in 2016), so if you're planning to visit MI state parks for more than 3 days then buying the annual pass will save you money.

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

Jeneric Ramblings would stay here again

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Amenities

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