LAKE MICHIGAN AT ST. IGNACE, MI

Lake Michigan Campground at St. Ignace provides great views of and unlimited access to Lake Michigan, but also offers visitors a fun place to stay. The area has excellent trails, winding hikers through ancient sand dunes, windswept foundations and a variety of vegetation.The campground...
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LAKE MICHIGAN AT ST. IGNACE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 30 Back-In
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LAKE MICHIGAN AT ST. IGNACE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 38 Back-In
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Lake Michigan Campground at St. Ignace provides great views of and unlimited access to Lake Michigan, but also offers visitors a fun place to stay. The area has excellent trails, winding hikers through ancient sand dunes, windswept foundations and a variety of vegetation.

Natural Features:

The campground stretches along a bluff between the highway and the lake. Dunes, waves, sand and wind are the primary environmental factors present. Visitors enjoy watching shorebirds, like the Spotted Sandpiper, which can usually be seen running up and down the beaches throughout the day.

Recreation:

The campsites are located between 20- to 30-foot high sand dunes and are within minutes of great body-surfing waves, that crash onto the lake's sandy beaches during commonly high winds.

Lake Michigan does offer fishing, but anglers tend to prefer Brevort Lake better, for its catches of walleye, pike, bass, perch and crappie.

Campers at Lake Michigan have access to the popular Sand Dunes Cross-Country Ski Trail, as well as the North Country National Scenic Trail, which connects a host of natural areas, from valleys to hilltops, prairies to forests and everything in between. Both trails offer miles of terrain, keeping hikers busy for as long as they choose.

Facilities:

The campground offers many shaded and open sites for tent and RV camping. Some sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Picnic tables and campfire rings with grills are provided.

Accessible vault toilets are available, as well as drinking water. Hookups are not provided. Parking spurs are comprised of grass and dirt. A trash collection bin is available at the campground and a dump station can be found at Brevort Lake.

Nearby Attractions:

Brevort Lake is about five miles from the campground. St. Ignace is about 18 miles from the campground and is the closest town.

Booking Window
Fri Jul 25 2014 - Thu Jan 22 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 15 2014 Fri Sep 26 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Picnic Areas
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Beach Access
  • Beachcombing
  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Lake Access
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • RV sites
  • Self Pay Station
  • Swimming
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Visitor Center
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 15 2014 -
Sep 26 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
45.98583, -84.97167
45°59'9"N, 84°58'18"W

From Mackinac Bridge, take Highway 2 approximately 18 miles west to the campground entrance.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

LAKE MICHIGAN AT ST. IGNACE
3701 US HWY 2
MORAN  MI  49760

Phone Number:

Information:  (906)292-5549