Gabions Campground and Day Use

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Brodie Rd
Huron National Forest
Mitchell, Michigan 48728

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 4

About: Gabions Campground offers camping on the National Scenic stretch of the Au Sable River. Natural springs are common on this section of the river, including a small one at the river's edge near the gabions. Gabions are rock-filled wire baskets that are placed along the riverbank to help reduce erosion.

The Shore-to-Shore Trail passes near the campground; however, Gabions is not a designated horse camp and horse camping is not permitted. Wildlife and waterfowl viewing opportunities exist; please respect wildlife and observe from a distance.

Fees: $10 (2012)

Closest Towns: Glennie

Water: None

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Directions:
From Grayling -
Travel east on M-72 for 30 miles.
Turn right and go south on M-33 for 6 miles.
Turn left and go east on County Rd. 604/Curtisville Rd. for 15.5 miles.
Turn left on FR 4134.
Road will terminate at the campground.
 

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