Address 1: 14 miles north of Detroit
Number of Sites: 12
Wildflowers are a beautiful sight in the meadow. The Bull of the Woods Wilderness is nearby and accessible from Elk Lake.
Fees: None (2011)
Restrictions: 14 day limit
Directions: 14 miles north of Detroit. From Hwy 22 at Detroit, turn onto Breitenbush Road #46. Proceed 4.5 miles, turn left onto FS road 4696. Proceed 0.7 miles, turn left on FS road 4697. Follow FS road 4697 for 9.5 miles, turn left onto small spur road located at west end of Elk Lake. The camping area is about 0.4 miles ahead.
CAUTION: FS road 4697 is not maintained for the last 2 miles into Elk Lake. Access by low-clearance vehicles and trailers is not recommended as the road is rough and rocky.