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Established Camping

Island Lake


USDA Forest Service

Hiawatha National Forest


Island Lake Campground is a small and quiet campground nestled in a mostly pine forest. Island Lake offers great fishing for anglers with small boats or canoes.


Island Lake offers excellent fishing and canoeing or kayaking. Anglers fish for largemouth bass, blue gill and perch. The campground offers fishing from shore. Island Lake Campground features a boat slip for small carry-in boats or canoes. Other popular activities include hiking, biking and ATV trails.


This small campground offers a group site and single-family sites that can be doubled-up to occupy two families. Note: Each family has to pay a site fee if doubled up on one site.

Natural Features

Although there are a few mixed hardwood trees in the area, this campground is favored by those individuals who like to camp in a classic pine forest setting.

Nearby Attractions

There are many waterfalls to see in the area, as well as the popular Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Grand Island, located just 15 miles away at Lake Superior.

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Island Lake is located in Michigan

Detail location of campground


From the intersection of M-28 and Forest Highway 13, just a couple miles east of Munising, drive south 8.8 miles to FR 2268, or Buckhorn Road. Turn right (southwest) on FR 2268 and drive 2.2 miles on FR 2268 and FR 2254 to FR 2557. Turn left (south) on FR 2557 and drive 0.8 mile to Island Lake Campground.


P.O. Box 171
Munising, MI 49862


46.2708333 N
86.6513889 W

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