Big Rapids (near Mount Pleasant), MI
Located 8 miles west of Big Rapids, Michigan. There are 8 individual sites within the group camp area. Each site can handle 8 people, the group camp area has a maximum number of 64 people. Each site has a picnic table, fire ring and three picket poles to tether horses. All sites are shaded. Facilities provided include a vault toilet, group fire ring, and manure disposal area. Drinking water is available at Hungerford Campground approximately 1 mile south of the group site.
No firewood from home. Firewood is available in the surrounding woods. This is to protect the Huron-Manistee National Forest, National Parks, and State Forests from the Emeral Ash Borer, an exotic beetle from Asia.
In the Hungerford Recreation Area there are hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails, and a boat launch on Hungerford Lake. Popular activities include horseback riding, hiking, fishing, hunting, and boating.
Additional information can be obtained at Huron-Manistee NF website: www.fs.usda.gov/hmnf/
Services & Amenities:
- Accessible Vault Toilet
- Camping, Equestrian
- Comfort Station
- Equestrian Area
- Family Campground
- Fire Rings
- Fire Rings with grills
- Garbage Cans
- Group Camping Facility
- Horse Camp Facility
- Horse Trail
- Picnic Tables
- Trails, Horse
|Less Than 1 Mile|
- Bike Riding
- CXT Vault Toilet
- Campground Host
- Day use horse parking
- Group Grill
- Group Sites
- Trails, Hiking, Moderate
- Water Drinking
|Within 10 Miles|
|Greater Than 10 Miles|
- Camping Supplies
- Retail, Supplies
Alerts and Important Information
There are 8 individual sites within the group camp area. Each site can hold 1 horse trailer and 2 vehicles, for a maximum of 8 people. Total number of people for the group camp area is 64. Reservations are for the entire Group Camp Area (all 8 sites). Reservations must be made at least 1 days in advance.
There is a 2 day minimum stay anyday (Sunday through Saturday) and a 3 day Holiday weekend stay (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
Check in time is 12:00 noon and check out time is 12:00 noon.
Campfires must be confined to fire rings only. At no time shall a fire be left unattended. All fires must be completely extinguished prior to leaving.
No RV hook-ups are available.
There are no site hook-ups at this campground.
ATV's are not allowed to be ridden in this campground.
Firewood is allowed to be collected if dead and down, for campfires.
Pets must be kept under control at all times.
The permit holder shall observe quiet hours between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am.
At no time will horses be tied directly to trees. Picket lines can be established between the three posts at each site. Horses must be kept a minimum of 6 feet from any tree.
No firearms or fireworks allowed in the campground.
Jun 15 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Apr 15 2010 -
Oct 31 2010
Apr 15 2011 -
Oct 31 2011
Campground Phone: 231-745-4631
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Hungerford Equestrian Group Campsite Campground Reservations