Pete's Lake Campground Swimming Area

Pete's Lake Recreation Area

Pete's Lake Campground & Recreation Area is located about 12 miles south of Munising on H 13. The campground entrance is approximately 1/3 mile east of H 13 on Forest Road 2173.


Surrounded by many lakes, this recreation area offers much in the way of camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, boating, and picnicking. All roads are black topped (perfect for bike riding).





The campground has 41 sites, all which are spacious, forested, and private. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and grill. Vault toilets and drinking water sources are conveniently located throughout the campground. The campground and picnic area have several sites that will accommodate the handicapped.


A convenience store with camping supplies, fishing and hunting equipment, as well as gasoline, is located south of the campground entrance. Pete's Lake Campground is a fee area and is currently being operated and maintained by a private concessionaire. Camp stamps and Golden Age Passports are accepted.



Fishing Is available at Pete's Lake for northern pike, smallmouth bass, and pan fish.


The boat ramp area has a large parking lot as well as a turn-around area for safe and easy access to the lake.


Picnic - Swimming Area

There are two picnic areas with tables and grills settled comfortably beneath large shade trees. Each area has a beautiful view of Pete's Lake. The 190-acre lake is clean and clear and the swimming area has a beautiful sandy beach. There are change houses and rest rooms available, as well as a large conveniently located parking lot.




Bruno's Run Hiking Trail winds through the northern and eastern edges of Pete's Lake. Th~ entire 7-mile hiking loop passes by several lake~ and the Indian River. This campground is ar ideal place to use as a home base while exploring the trail.


See Also 

Pete's Campground & Recreation Area Map
Map reveals campsites and trails within the Pete's Lake Recreation Area.


Additional information on campgrounds, hiking trails, and other activities is available at the Forest Supervisor's Office, or any of the District Ranger Offices.


Nearby Attractions

Munising Falls
Alger Falls
Wagner Falls
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Kitch-iti-ki-pi (Big Springs)
Big Island Lake Wilderness





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