Mud Lake State Forest Campground

Dept. Natural Resources

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Lee Road Lake Station, MI 48632 989-539-3021 Official Website

GPS: 43.907, -85.078

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Overview of Mud 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 8

Pad Type dirt

Elevation 1,017 ft / 309 m

Max Stay 15

Tent Camping Yes

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Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 8/17/2020
2bars
Sprint 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 8/17/2020
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Trekers
MI 21' Roadtrek 190 Popular 4x4
1 review
“Peaceful campground on quiet lake”

Reviewed 8/17/2020

Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 6
Overall Rating

This is a rustic state forest campground with only 8 non-reservable sites. The sites have decent distance between them and vary from tucked into the trees (away from the lake) or more open (near the lake). Several sites have views of the lake, and a couple have direct access to it down small paths. The sites are large enough for most rigs, even though the DNR recommends smaller trailers.

Big Mud Lake is a decent size and is nice and calm for kayaking, etc. There is a boat ramp near the campground, although Site #6 has a small path down to the lake with a shallow spot to use for putting a kayak or canoe in and out of the water.

There is a 2.5-mile-long connector from this campground to the Green Pine Lake Pathway -- it's a total of about 9 miles of trails that connects you to three different lakes.

Mosquitoes came out a bit at night, but weren't bad overall and didn't bother us during the day in the campground. (Can't speak to what might happen on the trail.)

Cellular service for Verizon is awesome, service for Google Fi was decent.

If you can snag a spot here, you're in for a nice peaceful time but can still stay connected if you need to get some work done in between your forays into the woods or out onto the lake.

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

Trekers would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • water available
Pets
  • pets
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