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Guernsey Lake State Forest Campground

LAT 44.715873536099998 LONG -85.323627004800002, 8 Miles West Of Kalkaska Via Island Lake Road, And Campground Road,
Kalkaska, MI 49646
Open Year-Round
Description

Adjacent to Sand Lakes Quiet Area, making it ideal for nature observation, hiking and camping. It is nestled among rolling oak and pine-forested hills on the northern shore of Guernsey Lake. The Sand Lakes Quiet Area Pathway connects the campground to the North Country Trail, a national scenic trail that stretches from North Dakota to New York and includes more than 1,500 miles of hiking route in Michigan.

Guernsey Lake is 50 acres and has a maximum depth of 46" providing excellent fishing opportunities. Anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish species, including largemouth bass, bluegill, brown trout, perch and sunfish. There are 35 campsites suitable for tents and trailers. Eight of the sites are walk-in sites. Campground amenities include vault toilets and potable water from a well-hand pump. Sites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations.

Located in Kalkaska County, located within the Pare Marquette State Forest, just 8 miles west of Kalkaska via Island Lake and Campground roads. 
Picnic table and fire ring on a campsite surrounded by trees
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