The camp is located in a red pine plantation and is available is available throughout the year for hunting, backpacking, biking and general camping. There are no designated sites, however there are fire rings. Proximal to McKinley Landing. The parking lot is designed for trucks with horse trailers. The camp provides easy access to the Shore-to-Shore Horse Trail.

Generator Driven Water Pump available, a 5,000 watt generator is required to use pump.

No reservation needed. All sites are first come, first served. No special use permit is required for individuals or small groups (74 people or less). Permits are required for commercial, event or large groups (75 people or more). Visit the Passes and Permits page at for more information on obtaining a special use permit.

  • This site is gated, but not closed:
    • The Individual/Family camping area is open year-round.
  • This site is not maintained in winter:
    • Access road and/or parking are not plowed.
    • No water and/or toilet facilities are available.


US Hwy Govt 4428
Mio, MI 48647


Contact: (231)-775-2421

Length: 420-mile Shore to Shore trail system

Level: Unknown

Type: Riding, Hiking

Terrain: Hills, woods, meadows, fields, rivers

Parking/Staging: 150 vehicle capacity – with trailers

Camping: Yes!


From Grayling –

  • Travel east on M-72 for 30 miles.
  • Turn left and travel north on M-72/M-33 for .5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel east on McKinley Dr./CR-F32.
  • Turn right and travel south on Evans Rd. for .5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel west on CR-F602 for 2 miles.
  • Turn right and travel north on FR 4004.