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Scheck's Place State Forest Campground

5 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Michigan Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into state parks and recreation areas, state boat launches, state forest campgrounds and state trail parking lots. The Michigan Recreation Passport does not cover local, county, municipal, or metropolitan parks or recreation areas. Learn…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

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  • Verizon
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


5 Reviews of Scheck's Place State Forest Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Jul. 25, 2021

Primitive State Forest CG right on the Boardman River

I like the location; very secluded in the State Forest but only a half hour from downtown Traverse City. This facility meets the recreation need of a diverse cross section of Michigan residents. It’s a great home base or overnight camp for canoeists and kayakers (my particular interest). The camp…

Month of VisitAugust
Anna B.
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2019

Quiet canoe camping

Rustic campground with access to the Boardman river and many miles of trails in the state forest. Bring cash, no state park workers onsite, honor pay system. Lots of shade and when we were there not busy at all.

Month of VisitJuly
Gemma G.
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2019

Schecks Place-TRAIL CAMP enjoy privacy, the river, horse trails

There are 2 sections of Schecks Place. One is a campground with picnic tables and site numbers.

The other is the trail camp. You drop your money in the box pick a spot of as much space as you want (there is hardly ever a lot of people).

The last 2 times we went there was maybe one or two people…

  • Trash the dress!
Month of VisitSeptember


Scheck's Place State Forest Campground is located in Michigan


From town: Go 7 mi S on Williamsburg Rd/CR 605, then 6 mi W on Supply Rd/CR 660 & Brown Bridge Rd.


44.65228721 N
85.45520055 W

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