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Island Lake Recreation Area

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State Park

Island Lake Recreation Area is a 4,000-acre park in Livingston County that offers an "up north" experience without leaving southeast Michigan. The terrain is a mixture of open brush land to mature hardwood forest, with some pockets of open meadows mixed in. Island Lake is the only balloon port in…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump

Reviews

4 Reviews of Island Lake Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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Mary O.
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2019

Family

Nice campground for family and activities.  Good dock for the kids to fish

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Month of VisitSeptember
Rachael D.
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2019

Great local place without driving too far

Island lake really does feel like you’re up north with the hours spent on I-75. There are great hiking trails that give novice and Intermediate hikers a chance to sharpen their skills. Signs are well marked throughout the park. Also, lots to do here swimming, hiking, biking, overall outdoor fun.…

Don H.
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2019

Hidden Canoe Camps

Island Lake Recreation Area is home to two Huron River Canoe Camps. The sites are boat-in only (!) meaning you must haul any and all gear in a kayak or canoe for your stay. The sites, Canoe Camp #1 and #2, can be only be reserved by calling or visiting the main office.

This is an awesome place to…

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Location

Island Lake Recreation Area is located in Michigan

Directions

Located off of I-96 exit 151. Kensington Road park entrance is 1/4 mile east on Kensington Rd.

Address

12950 East Grand River Ave
Brighton, MI 48116

Coordinates

42.498584 N
83.717968 W

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