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Foley Creek Campground

Contact Info
Hiawatha National Forest - St Ignace Ranger/Sault Ste Marie Ranger District
1900 W US 2
St. Ignace, MI 49781

Phone:
906-643-7900
Basics
Number of Sites:
54 sites

Description

The Foley Creek Campground is only 3 miles from the St. Ignace city limits and is an excellent campground for visitors to use as a home base. St. Ignace has a variety of recreational opportunities for your enjoyment; the Father Marquette National Memorial, the Ojibwa Museum and ferry services to historic Mackinac Island. There are also organization sponsored activities, good restaurants, golfing, sandy beaches, and interesting shops. Your visit to St. Ignace will be a memorable one.

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Season
May to October
Basic Info
Total Sites:
54 sites
Additional Details

The Foley Creek Campground is located 6 miles north of St. Ignace, off H-63 (better known as the "Mackinac Trail)". There are 54 private campsites set among large shade trees. Each site has a table and fireplace or fire ring. There are vault toilets, and drinking water at convenient places throughout the campground.

There is a sandy beach on Lake Huron one mile from the campground at the end of the Horsehore Bay hiking trail. Please remember, swimming is at your own risk.

One of the best fishing areas close to the campground is the mouth of the Carp River on FR-3127 about 7 miles north on H-63. There is a parking area, accessible fishing pier, restrooms, and boat launch. Depending on the time of year, fish caught near the mouth include lake herring, steelhead, salmon, brook trout and brown trout, and the yearly smelt run.

The Horseshoe Bay Hiking Trail starts at the northern end of the campground. This is a 2-mile (round trip) hike that takes you through northern white cedar lowlands to the sandy beach at Lake Huron. Watch for great blue heron and ducks in the ponds along the way. This is the typical winter habitat for white-tailed deer.

A trailhead for the North Country National Scenic Trail is 5 miles south of Foley creek as shown on the map.

Foley Creek Campground is a concessionaire-operated fee area. Golden Passports are accepted.

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