Garey Lake State Forest Trail Camp

Garey Lake State Forest Trail Camp

Countie(s) trail is located in: Benzie
Trail Type(s): Camping <> Fishing <> Hiking <> Horseback/Equestrian <> Canoe/Kayak
Trail Measurement: Hiking: 5.8 Miles
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Trail Length in Miles:

Hiking: 5.8 Miles long

Horseback Riding: Western spur of the 355-mile Shore-to-Shore Riding/Hiking Trail enters campground.


Benzie County – 8 miles SE of Empire via M-72, Plowman Road, and Pettengill Road

Trail Description:

Group camping area designed for horseback riders along Michigan’s Shore to Shore Riding/Hiking Trail. Located on Garey Lake which offers good pan fishing. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from well hand pump. Sites available by permit from State Forest Campground Manager.


  • Designated Watchable Wildlife Site
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Boating Access Site/Launch – Access for boating and fishing.
  • Equestrian

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  • Trail Measurement: Hiking: 5.8 Miles


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