Description

Between splashing through sandy shallows on Duck Lake and wandering between shady nooks in a majestic virgin pine stand, you may find yourself shedding stress like a boss! Convenient and accessible Interlochen Duck Lake Modern Campground isn’t primarily about roughing it or even about recreation—it’s about enjoying the moment. A beach for swimming, a boat launch, and a stretch of beautiful old forest is all you need to knock loose from your regular routine and get living in the here and now.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
394 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Snow sports
Swimming

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Interlochen Duck Lake Campground.

Beach
Lake
River, stream, or...
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The vibe at Interlochen Duck Lake Campground

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Hipcamper Cynthia
Cynthia K.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 5th, 2016

Like all Michigan State Parks, Interlochen has a "day use fee". $9 for out of staters a day, or $31 for a year pass. Seeing as I'm not going to any other state parks in Michigan this year, I added $31 to the $108 fee for camping for 4 nights. Not cool. There's nothing to do at this state park except camp, boat & swim at a mini beach. The only hiking trail is closed indefinitely because of fallen trees. If you're using Interlochen as a base camp for Sleeping Bear Dunes, I would recommend a closer campground. We used a lot of gas to get there every day.

Site 18Duck LakeStairway to nowhere. Biggest poison ivy I've ever seen!A view from the top
Hipcamper Brooks B.
recommends this listing.
October 24th, 2019
Hipcamper Matt C.
doesn't recommend this listing.
August 7th, 2018
Hipcamper Ella S.
recommends this listing.
June 29th, 2018
Hipcamper Bob F.
recommends this listing.
December 2nd, 2017
Hipcamper Jacqueline L.
recommends this listing.
August 14th, 2017
Hipcamper Chad W.
recommends this listing.
July 24th, 2017
Hipcamper Francisco (Kio) B.
recommends this listing.
July 22nd, 2017
Park
Interlochen State Park
State
Michigan
Country
United States
Phone Number
(231) 276-9511
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
44.632° N, 85.762° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 394 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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