Triangle Lake Campsites

Hiawatha National Forest

There are many campsites on the Munising and Rapid River/Manistique Ranger Districts of the Hiawatha National Forest. Many are located on inland lakes and are in a rustic forest environment with few to no amenities and no drinking water. The rustic environment offers a wonderfully serene and peaceful setting for your next camping experience. All of these sites are nestled in hardwood trees and pines. All of them are on small inland lakes, which offer a wide variety of fishing opportunities. 

There is a primitive toilet located at site 1. 

There is NO drinking water.

Lake Name: Triangle Lake

Number of Sites: 2

Maximum Number of People Per Site: Site 1 (24), Site 2 (8)

Maximum Number of Horses: Site 1 (4), Site 2 (2)

Toilets: Yes at Site 1

Boat Access: Back-In At site 1

Lake Size (acres): 169

Need to Know

Natural Features

Located in the heart of the Ironjaw Semi-Primitive Area, Triangle Lake is managed for both motorized and non-motorized uses. Both campsites on Triangle Lake are located on the non-motorized Pine Marten Run Trail and horse camping is allowed.

Nearby Attractions

There are a number of horse, bike, and hiking trails within minutes of several of the sites. In over a mile from these campsites, visitors can expect to find: bait shops, general and grocery stores, gas, a pay phone, trailheads, a fishing pier, biking, and kayak/canoe rentals.


Visitors will be able to enjoy swimming, berry picking, and fishing at these dispersed campsites. Licenses are required for fishing in Michigan waters.

Our management efforts seek to provide for quiet, peaceful recreation opportunities in a semi-primitive setting.

Swimming conditions vary by site. Site 1 has excellent swimming conditions, swimming is NOT recommended at site 2.

Pine Marten Run (PMR) Trail acces varies by site:

Triangle Lake boasts a strong fishery of northern pike, smallmouth bass, bluegills, crappie and perch. A boat access and parking area for day use is located at Site 1. This access is very sandy and turn-around space is limited. Carry-in access is recommended. There is no boat access at Site 2.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 906-474-6442 OR 906-387-2512

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Manistique, MI: drive north on M-94 23 miles to CR 437. 

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