Grass Lake Forest Campground

Grass Lake State Forest Campground

Grass Lake State Forest Campground of Benzie County, Michigan

Hiking Grass Lake State Forest CampgroundMountain Bike Grass Lake State Foreset CampgroundCanoe or Kayaking Grass Lake State Forest Campground

Trail Distance:

Platte Springs (9 miles NW): 2.5 miles of hilly terrain with interpretive trail at Platte River State Forest Campground. Hike and mountain bike.


Benzie County - 10 miles NE of Thompsonville via Co Road 669 and Wallin Road

Trail Description:

Phone Number: (231) 922-5280
Entrance Fee: $0
Motor Vehicle Permit Required: No
Camping fee per night - $10.00

Phone number indicated above is for the Traverse City Management Unit. Sites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations. 15 sites for tent and small trailer use. Located on Grass Lake Flooding with access to the Betsie River, this campground offers good opportunity for boating, canoeing, and fishing. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from well hand pump.

Grass Lake campground is accessible by water and offers excellent canoeing opportunities. Nearest canoe rental 12 miles West in Honor.


  • Designated Watchable Wildlife Site
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Boating Access Site/Launch - Access for boating and fishing

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