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Onaway State Park

3622 N M 211 Rd, Onaway, MI 49765-9710
+1 989-733-8279
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Peaceful Getaway

If you're looking for a quiet little campground that's usually fully-booked only on holiday... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Enjoyed the weekend in the camper cabin.

The cabin is next to the water. Enjoyed making a fire, hiking, outdoor eating, peaceful. No... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Susan M
Warren, Michigan
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“black lake” (8 reviews)
3622 N M 211 Rd, Onaway, MI 49765-9710
+1 989-733-8279
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

If you're looking for a quiet little campground that's usually fully-booked only on holiday weekends, this is it. It's located on picturesque Black Lake, and the only reason I don't give it five stars is because I'm a beachgoer and it lacks a true beach;...More

Thank flowerhead2
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The cabin is next to the water. Enjoyed making a fire, hiking, outdoor eating, peaceful. No bathroom close by. The lake is crystal clear. Would have loved to kayak on the lake.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Onaway is a very family friendly park with a playground, hiking trails and beach. The beach isn't as large as some of the other parks in the area but is popular with campers and locals. It is popular with fishermen who like to start early...More

Thank leach006
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Nice state park. Great for fishing & boating. Nice smaller beach area. Some sites are very un-level for campers or tents. Quiet.

Thank Cinnilouwho
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Pretty decent park, although a lot of sites are rocky and hilly, kinda difficult for tent campers, also some sites difficult to level campers. nice boat launch, but only one, can get kinda busy. nice walking trails, beautiful lake front sites. staff was really nice.

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Onaway state Park was nice, it was fairly quiet and peaceful even though it was booked. The ground was almost too solid for our tent stakes, but the DNR girls showed up to help us with a sledge hammer and re-bar to make holes for...More

3  Thank Erich H
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Spent an entire week at this camp site and enjoyed every moment. The week we stayed it was HOT! So we boated and fished as much as we could handle. Fishing was great, walleye, small mouth, blue gills galore..fish fry every night. With some skill...More

3  Thank Jhary66
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The trail was marked at the beginning. Walked along the shore, then along the fence. Had a map of the trails, so we were able to follow the trail that we wanted. But then the trail splits, so what do you do? There was a...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This park is very pretty and the views of Black Lake - especially at sunset - are stunning. However, this park and lake really cater to motor boats, jet skis, and fishermen - we're none of those. If you are, you may love it. The...More

1  Thank Otter2008
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Great spot for locals & tourist to see Black Lake and all it has to offer. Nice campsites with electricity, great bathrooms & showers are a huge plus. Park area for kids & loading dock for boating & fishing. One good thing about this state...More

Thank PJtrophywife
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