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Ess Lake State Forest Campground

Phone number indicated above is for the Management Unit. Sites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations. 27 sites for tent or small trailer use. Located on peaceful Ess Lake offering opportunities for boating, fishing, and enjoyment of small beach or picnic area. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from well hand pump.
Main Number: (989) 785-4388
LAT 45.109533945300001 LONG -83.981626516899993
County: Montmorency
Google Map of Ess Lake State Forest Campground
Driving Directions: Montmorency County - 16 miles NE of Atlanta via M-33 and Co Road 624
  • Recreational Pass Not Required
  • Not ADA accessible
  • Categorized as: State Forest Campground
  • Total Number of Sites: 27
Offering: RUSTIC

Facilities at Ess Lake State Forest Campground

Boating Access Site/Launch - Access for boating and fishing.: Ess Lake (on site): Ramp access at campground.
Grass Lake (5 miles NW): Ramp access.
Long Lake (1/2 mile East): Ramp access.
Rustic Site:

Activities at Ess Lake State Forest Campground

Fishing: Ess Lake (on site): Bass, Trout, Panfish.
Grass Lake (5 miles NW): Pike, Crappie, Bullhead, and Bass.
Long Lake (1/2 mile East): Trout, Bass, and Panfish.
Designated Watchable Wildlife Site: Pigeon River country Elk Range is home to the largest free roaming elk herd east of the Mississippi River. Several elk viewing sites have been established although the elk can be seen throughout the area.

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