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part ofHiawatha National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Thu Oct 15 2015   Season Dates


Solder Lake Campground is relaxing facility on Soldier Lake in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The campground provides a feeling of remoteness but is still close to roads that lead to some of the best sightseeing the area has to offer.

Natural Features:

The campground surrounds 15-acre Soldier Lake. A scenic forest of pine, aspen and maple trees covers the area.


Non-motorized boating is allowed on Soldier Lake and a carry-down boat ramp is available at the campground. Swimming is also a popular activity. Two sandy beaches at found within the campground.

The North Country National Scenic Trail, which winds through several northern states, can be accessed just 1/4-mile from the campground.


The rustic campground offers shaded single-family sites for tent and RV camping. Each site is equipped with a table and a campfire ring. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. No hookups are available.

The campground also has two large day-use picnic areas with tables, campfire rings and grills. A sheltered picnic area is equipped with a fireplace. The picnic area has vault toilets and drinking water.

Nearby Attractions:

The closest towns are Raco, 8 miles east and Strongs, 7 miles west. Services available include fuel stations and general stores.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Picnic Areas
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Beach Access
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Day Use Area
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Lake Access
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Swimming
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Waterfront Sites
Within 10 Miles
  • Fuel Available
  • General Store
Know Before You Go
  • Click here for more information on the Hiawatha National Forest
  • 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):
46.35056, -84.86833
46°21'2"N, 84°52'6"W

From Sault Ste. Marie, take I-75 approximately 8 miles south to Exit 386. Turn right onto M-28 and travel 21.5 miles west to Forest Road 3138. Turn left and continue less than a mile to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

W 1900 WEST US-2
ST. IGNACE  MI  49781

Phone Number:

Information:  (906)203-9872
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