Kneff Lake Campground

Huron-Manistee National Forests

Kneff Lake Campground is a popular camping area on the far west side of the Mio Ranger District near Grayling. The campground has 27 sites and an onsite host during the season. Kneff Lake is a 20-acre shared private, state, and federal ownership. Kneff Lake day use area provides accessible beach access for all who wish to boat, fish, swim, or enjoy beach play. 

The campground provides handpump wells for drinking water, several vault toilets, and trash collection services. The embedded day use area also provides visitors with picnic tables and grills. Campsites at Kneff Lake have picnic tables, campfire rings, and lantern posts. Sites 1-18 have crushed stone parking pads and sites 19-27 have asphalt parking pads. 

Need to Know

Natural Features

Kneff Lake Campground is centered around the 20-acre Kneff Lake. The forests in and around the campground are largely oak and pine. This small portion of federal land is surrounded by state and private lands.


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Contact Information


Mio Ranger Station 107 McKinley Road Mio MI 48647

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 989-826-3252

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Grayling:

- Travel east on M-72 for 6.5 miles.

- Turn right and travel south on Stephan Bridge Rd. for 1 mile.

- Turn left and travel east on FR 4003 and drive about 1 mile.

Available Campsites

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