Higgins Lake South State Park with boat launch

2 Miles

Our campground is only two miles from Higgins Lake, which was voted National Geographic’s sixth most beautiful lake in the world. This 10,000-acre lake is known for its clear blue water, soft sandy beaches, excellent boating, and excellent swimming with shallow sandy shores and sand bars around the lake with drop-offs for snorkeling.

Higgins Lake is known with locals for its excellent swimming locations while boating at Treasure Island, Sunken Island, Flag Point, The Springs and North and South State Parks. North and South State Parks offer public access points providing excellent beach facilities, launch sites, and hiking trails.


Houghton Lake

4 Miles

Michigan's largest inland lake covering 22,000 acres. The lake offers great fishing possibilities. Here you will find good fishing possibilities for walleye, pike, bass and bluegill. There are seven access sites strategically located around the lake along with many beaches. Boating enthusiasts can enjoy a day full of tubing, skiing or cruising the beautiful shore lines.

Cut River

Cut River connects Marl Lake to Higgins Lake giving ample opportunity to fish for perch, trout, walleye, small mouth bass, and pike nearby.

AuSable River

The South Branch of the AuSable River is world renowned for canoeing, kayaking and tubing. Cambell’s, Paddle Brave and Penrod’s Canoe rentals nearby.

ATV trailhead, ¾ Mile to hundreds of miles of the best ORV trails in the State of Michigan. Here two-track, twisty single-track, and soggy mud bogs welcome dirt bikes, quads and four-wheelers.

AuSable River, The South Branch of the AuSable River is world renowned for canoeing, kayaking and tubing.


  • Hunting

  • Golf

  • Miniature Golf

  • Variety of dining options

  • Ice Cream shops

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