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Blind Lake - Pinckney Backcountry Camping

16 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

From the website: The Blind Lake Rustic Campground is located about halfway along the 17-mile Potawatomi Trail in Pinckney Recreation Area. It's a looped trail so hikers can enjoy miles and miles of scenery (without an out-and-back). There are 10 campsites outfitted with a vault toilet, hand-pump…

Reservation Info

Reservations are encouraged and are taken by phone (734-426-4913) or online at MiDNRReservations.com.

Day-of arrivals are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Access

  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

16 Reviews of Blind Lake - Pinckney Backcountry Camping

Ratings Breakdown

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Corey O.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2021

Love coming here

I love coming here. Nice little hike in sites. No need to hike 7 miles if you don't want to. There are a couple other parking options from 1-2 miles in and out. Have stayed in a variety of sites here. B3 is my favorite. Right on the water, beautiful views. B10 is awesome and slightly secluded from…

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Month of VisitJune
Megan W.
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2020

Nice campground but not remote

This was a nice campground but the lake had a lot of boat activity and was a bit loud during the day. BEWARE that the only site with water access (and a nice view) is B3, NOT B6 as reviewer Ryan M describes. We reserved B6 based on his photos and were sorely disappointed when we arrived and saw…

SiteB6
Month of VisitAugust
Ryan M.
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2019

Rustic, beautiful views

We got lucky with our site right on the water and the temperature was nice and cool so we did not have to deal with any bugs. We hiked right in and setup camp. This place only allows camping for one night as it's considered a pass-through campground. There is a decently clean outhouse(it appears to…

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SiteB6
Month of VisitNovember

Location

Blind Lake - Pinckney Backcountry Camping is located in Michigan

Coordinates

42.41218801 N
84.0200274 W

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About This Campground

From the website: The Blind Lake Rustic Campground is located about halfway along the 17-mile Potawatomi Trail in Pinckney Recreation Area. It's a looped trail so hikers can enjoy miles and miles of scenery (without an out-and-back). There are 10 campsites outfitted with a vault toilet, hand-pump water access and fire rings. Only dead and downed timber are to be used for firewood. You must check in at the park office on the day of your reservation. Camping is only allowed for one-night stays.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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