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part ofHuron-Manistee National Forests, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Mon Sep 07 2015   Season Dates


Round Lake Campground offers a scenic, rustic, wooded camping area offering a wide variety of recreation opportunities in the Huron-Manistee National Forest in Michigan.

Natural Features:

Round Lake’s 91-acres is mostly surrounded by private land. Round Lake Campground provides the only public access to the lake.

Nearby Sand Lake Picnic and Swimming Area are located on the 248-acre Sand Lake. The beach and picnic area provide the only public access to Sand Lake.


There is a wide variety of recreational opportunities located in and around the campground. Anglers can fish for sunfish, bass and pike while campers can relax at the sandy beach. The campground has a gravel boat ramp.


Round Lake Campground has 33 sites in two camping loops. Approximately a quarter of the sites in this campground have access to water. Amenities at the campground include vault toilets and garbage service along with picnic tables and campfire rings at each campsite.

Nearby Attractions:

The campground is located in the village of Sand Lake, MI and groceries and fuel are nearby. Lumberman's Monument Visitor's Center is less than 15 miles from the campground. There are hiking trails nearby, a picnic day use area on nearby Sand Lake, bird watching, and hunting opportunities.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Beach
  • Berry Picking
  • Birding
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Trailer Parking
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water (Hand Pump)
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Lake Access
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Self Pay Station
  • Swimming
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Bait Shop
  • Cafe
  • Dump Station
  • Educational Programs
  • Firewood
  • General Store
  • Grocery Store
  • Host
  • Hunting
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Restaurant
  • Visitor Center
Know Before You Go
Maximum number of people to a site is 8.

Dogs are allowed but must remain on a leash.

The facility has first-come, first-serve sites.

You do not have to stop at the entrance of the campground to check in with the campground host. You may go directly to your campsite.
  • Don't move firewood: To limit the spread of invasive tree-killing pests, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Some states have quarantines and may confiscate your firewood. Please help protect our forests from invasive species by obtaining your firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Visit dontmovefirewood.org for more information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
44.34278, -83.66444
44°20'34"N, 83°39'52"W

From the west, leave M-55 approximately 6 miles east of its intersection with M-65, turn north on Sand Lake Road for 3 miles to Indian Lake Road. Turn left and travel 2.5 miles to Latham Road, then left for 1/2 mile.

From the east, leave M-55 at its intersection with Plank Road near Tawas City and follow Plank Road for 7 miles. Curve left on Indian Lake Road for 1/4 mile, then turn right on Latham Road for 1/2 mile.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

2180 Latham Road
National City  MI  48748

Phone Number:

Information:  (989)739-0728
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