Description

A rustic beauty for the books, the Ludington-Jack Pine Hike-In Sites are the perfect getaway from your average drive-up campsite. 21 miles of trails loop through dunes and over dense woodlands to reveal 10 sites that won't be hard on the budget. With dunes, marshlands, beaches, and other geological treasures, you'll be sure to reap the rewards from hiking in yourself.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
10
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Jack Pine Campground.

Beach
Lake
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Shalee
Shalee B.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 17th, 2015

Hike to the lighthouse for a sunset, you won't regret it.

Big Sable Point Lighthouse
Hipcamper Colleen
Colleen C.
didn't provide a recommendation.
November 14th, 2016

Great campsite! The mile hike in is not hard at all, but there isn't any running water once you get there, so fill up your bottles beforehand. A few hundred yards from the beach make for great sunsets and hearing the waves crash on the shore throughout the night.

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Hipcamper Brittany
Brittany T.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 22nd, 2017

Though the almost 1 mile hike to the sites was long with our poorly packed rolling cooler and backpacks, the proximity to the beach and lack of smothering by other campers was well worth it! We reserved site E, which is the most secluded and tree covered, other than the firepit that is awkwardly placed near the entrance of the site looking over on site C & D.

Cute pit toilets next to the lighthouse trailThe beach up by the hike in sites are EMPTY!Site E is HUGE!Beautiful walk at sunset!
Hipcamper Sarah
Sarah K.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 3rd, 2018

Really nice campground - felt very rustic, but also had clean outhouses and a water pump! Site G was nice and large, but not great for hammock camping (we had to go back to the car for our backup tent because we could only hang one hammock). Sites F, H and E would have been better for hammocks. Was great for a tent though - lots of soft sand and very level area for tent, and it had a shortcut path to the outhouse through the site (which was very nice for those midnight bathroom trips!). All in all, it was a cool campground to go to. We did it to take our 5 year old daughter on her first "backpacking" trip to get her used to more rustic camping and carrying everything in. Since it was only 1 mile, it was a perfect starter trip for her!

Site G - There was only room for one hammock setup (trees were either too clustered or too short). Consider other sites if hammock camping. Site G
Hipcamper Natalie C.
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August 7th, 2018
Hipcamper Colin B.
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August 13th, 2018
Hipcamper Karen N.
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September 28th, 2018
Hipcamper Brandon J.
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September 14th, 2017
Hipcamper Wendy P.
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September 13th, 2017
Hipcamper Brittany T.
recommends this listing.
June 22nd, 2017
Park
Ludington State Park
State
Michigan
Phone Number
(231) 843-2423
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
44.038° N, 86.508° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 10 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)