Pere Marquette State Forest

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Pere Marquette State Forest

Michigan

(231) 775-9727

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Things To Do

Overview

The Pere Marquette State Forest campgrounds encompass lands in the upper lower peninsula on the western side of the state. Campgrounds include hike in sites, horse campsites and site accessible by water. Biking, hiking and groomed cross-country ski trails. ORV scramble area at Long Lake and Carrieville campgrounds.Counties within the Pere Marquette, are: Leelanau, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Manistee, Wexford, Missaukee, Mason, Lake, Osceola, Oceana, Newaygo and Mecosta.

There are several trail-ways in the Pere Marquette, the longest of which are the Muncie Lake Pathway, at 11.5 miles in length; the VASA Pathway, at 16.7 miles; and the Cadillac Pathway, at 11.3 miles. The trails are well suited to biking, hiking and cross country skiing.

The North Country Trail includes 65 miles within the Pere Marquette, and over 1500 miles in Michigan as a whole.

Map of Pere Marquette State Forest (MI)

Latitude, Longitude: 44.519024, -85.619699

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Activities

  • Bicycling

    Biking trials are available.

  • Camping

    Campgrounds include hike in sites, horse campsites and site accessible by water.

  • Hiking

    There are several trail-ways in the Pere Marquette, the longest of which are the Muncie Lake Pathway, at 11.5 miles in length; the VASA Pathway, at 16.7 miles; and the Cadillac Pathway, at 11.3 miles.

  • Off Highway Vehicles

    ORV scramble area at Long Lake and Carrieville campgrounds

  • Winter Sports

    Groomed cross country trials are available in the winter months.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(231) 775-9727

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