Monocle Lake Campground

Monocle Lake Campground offers 39 campsites in a northern hardwood, aspen, red maple, and white birch setting. Campsites are available on a first-come first-serve basis. No reservations are accepted. All sites have hardened surfaces and tent pads to accommodate accessibility needs. Accessible tables, fire rings, and lantern posts are available at each site. Accessible pressurized water and pit toilets are conveniently spaced throughout the recreation area. Monocle Lake Campground has something for everyone. It is located 1/2 mile west of Bay Mills Indian Community off Whitefish Bay National Scenic Byway (Lake Shore Drive), on FR-3699. The picnic/swim area is easily accessible from the spacious 60 vehicle day-use parking area. Interconnecting pathways with hardened surfaces exist throughout the recreation area. In addition, a hiking trail begins at the day-use parking lot. The entire length of the trail is about 2 miles. A boat launch is located between the campground and the day-use area. Open Mid- May to Mid-October.

Monocle Lake Campground Web Site

Contact Information



Hiawatha National Forest

Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783

Driving Directions

Reservations: (877) 444-6777

Phone: (906) 428-5829

Location of Monocle Lake Campground

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