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Tomahawk Lake State Forest Campground

Phone number indicated above is for the Management Unit. Sites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations. 26 sites for tent and small trailer use. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from well hand pump.
Main Number: (231) 625-2522
LAT 45.227984602100001 LONG -84.161478198500006
County: Presque Isle
Google Map of Tomahawk Lake State Forest Campground
Driving Directions: Presque Isle - 11 miles SE of Onaway via M-33 and Tomahawk Lake Highway
  • Recreational Pass Not Required
  • Not ADA accessible
  • Categorized as: State Forest Campground
  • Total Number of Sites: 26
Offering: RUSTIC
Area Information: Nearby Town: Onaway (12 miles NW) and Millersburg (12 miles NE)

Food:  Both have Grocery, Sit Down, Bar. Onaway has Fast Food.

Services:  Both have Gas, Bait, Hunting and Fishing Licenses. Onaway has Auto Repair, Laundry.

Special Events:  Onaway - 4th of July Celebration (989-733-2874)
Millersburg: Millersburg Homecoming -Labor Day

Phone Numbers:  Nearest Public Telephone: The Trading Post (1 mile South on M-33)

Medical: 911

Police: (800)734-2156

Closest Wrecker: (989)734-3905

Closest Veterinarian: (989)734-3731

To Report Poaching: (800)292-7800

Note: Dial *911 for an emergency on a cellular phone

Facilities at Tomahawk Lake State Forest Campground

Rustic Site:
Boating Access Site/Launch - Access for boating and fishing.: Tomahawk Lake: Ramp at campground. No high speed boating.
Tomahawk Creek Flooding (1/2 mile South): Ramp at Tomahawk Creek Flooding State Forest Campground. No high speed boating.

Shoepac Lake (1 mile North): Ramp at Shoepac Lake State Forest Campground. No high speed boating.

Activities at Tomahawk Lake State Forest Campground

Off-Road Vehicle Trails/Routes: Atlanta ATV Trail (1 mile South): 82 miles of cycle/ATV trail.
Brush Creek Route (11 miles South): 35 miles of full-sized vehicle ORV route.
Fishing: Tomahawk Lake (on site): Perch, Bass, and Bluegill.
Tomahawk Creek Flooding (1/2 mile South): Bass, Bluegill, and Pike.
Shoepac Lake (1 mile North): Bass, Panfish, and Trout.
Hiking: High Country (on site): Over 80 miles of varied terrain connecting 9 State Forest campgrounds winding through scenic back country.
Sinkhole (1 mile North): 2.5 miles of flat to rolling terrain through the interesting carst topography of the areas natural limestone sink holes.
Designated Watchable Wildlife Site: Tomahawk Creek Flooding provides excellent viewing of nesting loons in June; ospreys, bald eagles, and other wetlands birds and wildlife.

Trails at Tomahawk Lake State Forest Campground

Phone: (231) 625-2522
Directions: 13 miles SE of Onaway via M-33 & Tomahawk Lake Hwy
Not ADA accessible
2.5 miles, hike, bike, camp
Managed by: Aloha State Park
Recreation Passport Required

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