Description

Henry David Thoreau would be proud to camp at Big Island Lake Wilderness. This campsite is all about getting down and dirty in the outdoors. Create your own trails hiking, go fishing, and practice your “Leave No Trace” skills. Unleash your inner Grizzly Adams!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
12 sites
Up to guests per site
Boat
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Amenities
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Big Island Lake Wilderness.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream, or...
Waterfall
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The vibe at Big Island Lake Wilderness

784 ftListing's elevation
750
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Hipcamper Emily G.
recommends this listing.
June 1st, 2018
Hipcamper Gayathri K.
recommends this listing.
August 11th, 2017
Park
Hiawatha National Forest
State
Michigan
Country
United States
Phone Number
906-428-5800
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
46.22° N, 86.51° W
Unknown price
Boat In: 12 Sites
(Up to people per site)

Safety at Hipcamp

Inclusion Policy

We have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination at Hipcamp and are committed to helping our Host and Hipcamper community be inclusive.

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Hosting Standards

All Hosts should review and adhere to these standards around providing a positive Hipcamp experience, being a thoughtful neighbor, and serving as a responsible citizen.

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Hipcamper Standards

All Hipcampers should review and adhere to these standards for safety, trip preparation, and respect in order to uphold Hipcamp’s most important value: “leave it better.”

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Safety partners

Recreate Responsibly

  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
  7. Build an inclusive outdoors
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Leave No Trace

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors
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National Weather Service

We integrate with the National Weather Service to provide valuable fire advisories to Hosts and Hipcampers. Real-time Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watch Warnings help keep our community safe.

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