Hopkins Creek Equestrian State Forest Campground and Trail Camp
16 designated sites and a group area that can accommodate 108 individuals. Both camping options can accommodate tents and small trailers. Vault toilets and potable water from a well-hand pump. There is also a submersible pump that requires a 5,000-watt generator to run. Sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations.
Located in the heart of the Manistee State Forest with access to many miles of equine trails and state forest roads suitable for riding. The trails offer water crossings and varying terrain for experienced and non-experienced riders. The Manistee River and Hopkins Creek State Forest Campground are located within a few miles.
The state forest campground is a stop along the Shore-to-Shore Trail, a 420-mile trail system open to hiking and horseback riding, that stretches east-west from Empire to Oscoda with two additional northern and southern spur trails. The Michigan Trail Riders Association assists with maintenance of the trail. Equestrian trail rider groups planning a ride may need to acquire a permit. If the event will utilize multiple campgrounds, please contact the Cadillac Operations Service Center at 231-775-9727 x. 6006. If the event will only utilize one campground, please contact this facility at 231-775-7911 . Visit the MTRA website to view maps or call 989-723-1425 for more information.
Located in Missaukee County, 5.5 miles north of Arlene via M-42 and Lucas Road.
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