Big Lake Recreation Area

Rainbow CampgroundIf getting completely away from it all and experiencing the outdoors for all it has to offer is your camping ideal then plan your camping vacation in the Big Lake Recreation Area. Big Lake itself is 575 acres, and makes a convenient base for other local lakes like Crescent Lake, Lee Valley Lake and the East and West Forks of the Black River. Choose your site from one of nine campgrounds and experience exceptional hiking and mountain biking trails, wildlife viewing, and trout fishing. Campers have the convenience of paved roads, a dump station and showers, but no electric hookups. Apache Trout, the largest campground can accomodate RVs (max 45 feet) as well as in sections of Grayling Campground. Two campgrounds give tent campers the entire campground all to themselves. A visitor center and naturalist programs offer plenty of knowledge about the area.

Apache Trout CampgroundApache Trout Campground is the most modern of the Big Lake Recreation Area campgrounds with full hook-ups, its own dump station, shower buildings, and flush toilets.




Rainbow Campground
Grayling Campground
Brookchar Campground
Cutthroat Campground
Apache Trout Campground
Winn Campground
Hoyer Campground
Benny Creek Campground
South Fork Campground

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