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Michigan
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Northeast Region
Northeast Region
Houghton Lake State Forest
Houghton Lake State Forest
HOUGHTON LAKE STATE FOREST
HOUGHTON LAKE STATE FOREST
50 sites for tent or small trailer use some of which will accommodate 40-ft vehicle/trailer. Located on the north shore of Houghton Lake with excellent boating and fishing. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from well hand pump. Sites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations. Check with State Forest Campground Manager for seasonal availability.
Nearby Accommodations
Comfort Suites Lakeside - Houghton Lake, MIHotels/Motels
Located on the shores off of Michigans largest inland lake, Comfort Suites Lakeside offers a beautiful hotel, conference center, water park and restaurant. Take a pleasure cruise or use a number of available golf packages. We have you covered for all your accommodation needs.
10.1 miles from park*
Places To Find Supplies
Comfort Suites Lakeside - Houghton Lake, MIRestaurant
Located on the shores off of Michigans largest inland lake, Comfort Suites Lakeside offers a beautiful hotel, conference center, water park and restaurant. Take a pleasure cruise or use a number of available golf packages. We have you covered for all your accommodation needs.
10.1 miles from park*
Fishing
Houghton Lake (on site): Pike, Panfish, Bass, and Walleye.

Muskegon River (2 miles West): Panfish, Bass, and Pike.

Higgins Lake (6 miles North): Splake, Trout, Panfish, Bass, and Pike.


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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
July 3 by Brenda Ensing
Bring in fill for all the low spots. I think you should have all the lawn companies in the area put their leaves in the park in the fall to help fill in all the low spots. Eventually the leaves will decompose and become nice soil.


Area Campgrounds
River Valley RV Park
2165 South Bailey Lake Avenue
Gladwin, MI
989-386-7844
Sugar Springs Campground
1440 West Sugar River Road
Gladwin, MI
989-426-4232
Countryside Campground
805 Byfield Drive
Harrison, MI
989-539-5468
Downhours Shady Acres Campground
7785 Jacks Rd.
Harrison, MI
989-539-3111
Downhours Shady Acres Campground
7785 Jacks Rd.
Harrison, MI
989-539-3111
Houghton Lake Travel Park
370 Cloverleaf Lane
Houghton Lake, MI
West Houghton Lake Campground
9371 West Houghton Lake Drive
Houghton Lake, MI
989-422-5130
Wooded Acres Family Campground Inc.
997 Federal Avenue
Houghton Lake, MI
989-422-3413

Directions
6 miles NW of Houghton Lake Heights via West Shore Drive.

USA Parks
USA Parks
Michigan
Michigan
Northeast Region
Northeast Region
Houghton Lake State Forest
Houghton Lake State Forest