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Cookson Lake Campsite

2 Reviews

Closed For the Season

This campground is closed for the season from October 10, 2023 through May 14, 2024.

About

USDA Forest Service

Cookson Lake Campsite offers a primitive place to stay in the thick of Michigan's wilderness. Beautiful forests surround several lakes in the area, providing ample opportunity to enjoy nature in all its forms.

These campsites are located in a large open field on the shores of Cookson Lake. All…

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Access

  • Drive-In
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

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2 Reviews

Dickie H.
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2019

Super isolated

Spent one night here with my dog. I was looking for a place to unplug and I sure got what I was looking for. Have to admit I was a bit out of my element for tent camping at this location. There were others camping at this site with RVs, a boat and off road vehicles. They were more prepared for the…

  • Review photo of Cookson Lake Campsite by Dickie H., July 30, 2019
  • Review photo of Cookson Lake Campsite by Dickie H., July 30, 2019
  • Review photo of Cookson Lake Campsite by Dickie H., July 30, 2019
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Jennifer S.
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2019

Great rustic experience

Spent 3 nights here. Simple camp spot right on the lake. Fishing was good and so was kayaking the lake.

  • Review photo of Cookson Lake Campsite by Jennifer S., July 23, 2019
  • Review photo of Cookson Lake Campsite by Jennifer S., July 23, 2019
  • Review photo of Cookson Lake Campsite by Jennifer S., July 23, 2019

Location

Cookson Lake Campsite is located in Michigan

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Directions

From Munising, Michigan, take State Route 28 east towards Shingleton. Turn south on Highway 13 at Wetmore. Turn left onto Forest Service Road 2258 and continue for about 5 miles. Just before reaching the bridge over the Indian River, turn east on Forest Service Road 2257. Travel about a mile and a half east to the campground.

Coordinates

46.19556154 N
86.5615164 W

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