Cookson Lake Dispersed Campsite

Inwood Township, Michigan

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Cookson Lake Campsite offers a primitive place to stay in the thick of Michigan's wilderness. Beautiful forests surround several lakes in the area, providing ample opportunity to enjoy nature in all its forms.


Visitors enjoy swimming and fishing in the 35-acre adjacent lake. Largemouth bass, northern pike, bluegill and bullhead are among the typical catch. Licenses are required for fishing in Michigan waters.

Boating the lake is also a popular pastime, and a boat ramp is located near the campsite.


The campground offers five primitive campsites for tent and RV camping. Each offers tables and campfire rings. A pit toilet is located near one of the sites, but toilet paper is not provided.

Natural Features

The campsite is located in a large open field on the shores of Cookson Lake. The lake boasts two small islands, and a variety of wildflowers abound in the area during warmer months.

Nearby Attractions

Cookson Lake is near the Indian Wild and Scenic rivers and the Big Island Lake Wilderness Area.


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