Clark Lake Pavilion

The Clark Lake Pavilion location is in Watersmeet, Michigan
49969. 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 Clark Lake Pavilion facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

E23979 Us 2 East


Phone number


Campground information Watersmeet, Michigan


The Clark Lake Pavilion, located within the Clark Lake day use area, sits in a beautiful north woods setting; at the north end of Clark Lake. The pavilion provides a large indoor gathering area complete with picnic tables, limited seating and a fireplace.


Clark Lake day use area, Clark Lake campground, and the Sylvania Wilderness provide visitors with a multitude of opportunities to enjoy picnicking, paddling, fishing, hiking, swimming, camping and the solitude of wilderness. With more than 30 named lakes, 26 miles of hiking trails, and 50 backcountry campsites on the wilderness landscape there are no shortage of hiking, paddling, and camping opportunities throughout the area.

The Clark Lake campground is just a short drive from the pavilion and provides an overnight camping option for those wishing to camp in the area.


The Clark Lake day use area offers a large outdoor picnic area complete with picnic tables and grills, a beautiful sandy beach, as well as an enclosed pavilion with a fireplace. Co-located within the pavilion are flush toilets and shower facilities.

Nearby, the Clark Lake campground offers four camping loops with a total of 48 campsites, paved access roads, pressurized water system, flush toilets and a trailer dump station.

There are canoe access landings at the north end of Crooked Lake and Clark Lake to access paddling opportunities within the wilderness.

Natural Features

The Clark Lake pavilion sits just outside the Sylvania Wilderness boundary at the north end of Clark Lake. Clark Lake is a crystal clear lake with a natural sandy shoreline, providing excellent swimming and outdoor picnic opportunities just a short walk from the pavilion.

Sylvania Wilderness encompasses 18,327 acres of primitive lands and is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. With its untouched, virgin timber still standing tall, Sylvania looks and feels today like it did when it was first discovered. Sylvania Wilderness welcomes the new and returning visitor with towering, ancient trees, the lonesome call of loons and soft pine needles underfoot. A staggering 4,000 acres of this wilderness is covered by water.

Nearby Attractions

The Wilderness Lakes Trails system encompasses 38 miles of bike and pedestrian trails that traverse Michigan and Wisconsin, as well as encircling Sylvania Wilderness. This trail system provides a multitude of riding and pedestrian opportunities and has something for everyone.

The Land O’ Lakes cross country ski trails, adjacent to Sylvania Wilderness, offer approximately 6.5 miles of groomed ski trail. Whether you are an expert skier, or a beginner, you’re sure to find a favorite trail that lets you enjoy the great outdoors all winter long.

The almost one million acres of the Ottawa National Forest are located in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The forest extends from the south shore of Lake Superior to the Wisconsin border. The area is rich in wildlife viewing opportunities; breathtaking views of rolling hills dotted with lakes, rivers and waterfalls; and spectacular fall colors.

Charges & Cancellations


  • If you cancel reservation at least 14 days prior to check in date, all recreation fees, minus a $10 cancellation fee and the reservation fee ($8 if made online or $9 if made through the call center) will be refunded.
  • If you cancel reservation less than 14 days prior to check in date, you forfeit the entire total paid. 

No Show

Staff will hold facility until check-in time on the arrival date.

For more information about rules and reservation policies, visit the Rules and Reservations Policy page.   

Frequently Asked Questions About E23979 Us 2 East Watersmeet, MI

How do I make a reservation with Clark Lake Pavilion?

To make reservations at Clark Lake Pavilion, you can call the office at 906-358-4724.

Recreation Fee

$100.00 per day 

Reservation Fee

  • $8.00 per reservation if made on-line
  • $9.00 per reservation if made through the call center

The reservation fee is non-refundable. 

Where is Clark Lake Pavilion located?

The Clark Lake Pavilion is located at E23979 Us 2 East in Watersmeet,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Clark Lake Pavilion have tent or RV camping?

Clark Lake Pavilion offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 906-358-4724 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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