Carr Lake Campsite

The Carr Lake Campsite location is in Rapid River, Michigan
49878. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Carr Lake Campsite facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Rapid River/Manistique Ranger District
8181 Us Hwy 2
Rapid River

Phone number
906-474-6442 OR 906-387-2512


Campground information Rapid River, Michigan


There are many campsites on the Munising and Rapid River/Manistique Ranger Districts of the Hiawatha National Forest. Many are located on inland lakes and are in a rustic forest environment with few to no amenities and no drinking water. The rustic environment offers a wonderfully serene and peaceful setting for your next camping experience. All of these sites are nestled in hardwood trees and pines. All of them are on small inland lakes, which offer a wide variety of fishing opportunities. 


Visitors will be able to enjoy swimming, berry picking, and fishing at these campsites. Licenses are required for fishing in Michigan waters.

Carr Lake offers fisheries for largemouth bass, yellow perch, northern pike and the occasional brook or brown trout. Carr Creek, located upstream and downstream from Carr Lake, offers a good fishery for brook and brown trout. Access to Carr Lake is by carry-in boat only and a boat slide has been constructed for small watercraft. 

Conditions for swimming are considered poor quality.


There are NO toilets available at this campsite.

There is NO drinking water available. 

Lake Name: Carr Lake

Number of Sites: 1

Maximum Number of People Per Site: 16

Toilets: No

Boat Access: Slide

Lake Size (acres): 16

Natural Features

The Carr Lake campsite offers privacy and seclusion, situated on the small 16-acre Carr Lake. This site is fairly roomy (70 ft. by 40 ft.), grassy and suitable for 2 families. There is limited parking available at this site. 


For local information, please call (906) 474-6442 or call (906) 387-2512 for general information.

Nearby Attractions

There are a number of horse, bike, and hiking trails within minutes of several of the sites. In over a mile from these campsites, visitors can expect to find: bait shops, general and grocery stores, gas, a pay phone, trailheads, a fishing pier, biking, and kayak/canoe rentals.

Groceries, gasoline, fishing and camping supplies, ice and deli are availablefive miles Northeast on County Road 437 in the Thunder Lake Area.

Frequently Asked Questions About Rapid River/Manistique Ranger District Rapid River, MI

How do I make a reservation with Carr Lake Campsite?

To make reservations at Carr Lake Campsite, you can call the office at 906-474-6442 OR 906-387-2512.

Where is Carr Lake Campsite located?

The Carr Lake Campsite is located at Rapid River/Manistique Ranger District 8181 Us Hwy 2 in Rapid River,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Carr Lake Campsite have tent or RV camping?

Carr Lake Campsite offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 906-474-6442 OR 906-387-2512 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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