Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area

Michigan State Park

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7800 Gale Rd. Waterford, MI 48327 248-666-1020 Reservations: 800-447-2757 Official Website

GPS: 42.6859, -83.4714

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Overview of Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area

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 176

Pad Type asphalt

Reservations yes

Elevation 1,017 ft / 309 m

Max Stay 15

Max Length 40 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area 5 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 3/1/2020
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
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Last reported 9/15/2020

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  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • Partial Hookups
  • boat ramp
  • boat rental
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • dog run
  • dump station
  • group sites
  • restrooms: flush
  • trash
  • water available
  • dog run
  • pets


Proud Lake State Recreation Area

Website's lie these sites are not level

- Bigdogs011

Holly Recreation Area

Great relaxing park with lots of trees separating sites

- mi_voyagers

Groveland Oaks County Park

Huge campground, very clean, lots to do!

- Greg B

Auburn Hills-Holly KOA


- Buck

Camp Dearborn

Nice getaway camp near Metro Detroit

- Spzoid

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