Family Camping on Beautiful Upper Hamlin LakeWhile camping at Lakeview Campsite you can take walks or bicycle around the campground, enjoy the picnic areas, swim in the pool, go fishing or sit by Hamlin Lake and watch the sunset. The children will enjoy the swimming pool and several different playground areas as well as the fishing dock.
At Lakeview Campsite you also have access to the 5,000 plus acres of Hamlin Lake, where you can fish for Muskie, Northern Pike, Walleye, Large and Small Mouth Bass, Bluegill, Perch and other varieties of pan fish. You can also go to the Pere Marquette River or Lake Michigan and fish for Trout, Coho or Chinook Salmon.
For those of you that enjoy hiking and biking there are trails located at the Manistee National Recreation Area and the Ludington State Park. Both areas also have Lake Michigan sugar sand beaches and the Nordhouse Sand Dunes. The Ludington State Park also has a Hamlin Lake beach area.
Do not transport firewood into the campground from any state, county or local area, which includes any firewood being sold locally, due to the Emerald Ash Borer, Pine-tree killing Sirex woodwasp and the Beech Tree Disease.
The Michigan Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are working together to try and stop the spread of this insect and the destruction of Michigan’s Ash trees. You are allowed to bring pallet wood or processed wood only.
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