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Brighton Recreation Area
6360 Chilson Road
Howell, MI 48843
Phone Number: (810) 229-6566
TTY/TDD711 (Michigan Relay Center)
Recreation Passport Required: Yes
Park Size: 4947 (Acres)
Camp Sites/Fees: 5, $50-$80 per night
Unit Map
Campground Map
Location Map/Directions
No Activities Identified
Rustic SiteVault Toilet
Brighton-Bishop Lake Hiking Trail
Trail Length: 1.00 (Miles)
Barrier-free Facilities, Fishing Pier, Modern Restrooms, Vault Toilet
Brighton-Kahchin Trail
Trail Length: 2.00 (Miles)
Cross Country Ski, Hiking, Modern Restrooms, Vault Toilet
Brighton-Murray Lake Trail
Trail Length: 9.00 (Miles)
Mountain Biking
Brighton-Penosha Trail
Trail Length: 5.00 (Miles)
Cross Country Ski, Hiking
Brighton-Torn Shirt Mountain Bike Trail
Trail Length: 5.10 (Miles)
Hiking, Mountain Biking

Park Management Planning
Visit www.clearzoning.com/clearzoning-clients/brighton-recreation-area/ to learn more about the management planning process currently underway for Brighton Rec. Area

Brighton Recreation Area provides a combination of high, irregular ranges of hills, interspersed with a number of attractive lakes. The area has several miles of trails available for equestrian riding, mountain biking, and hiking. Also the home of the Brighton Rec Area Riding Stable.

One frontier cabin will accommodate 20 people for $60 per night on Sunday-Thursday nights. On weekends and holidays this cabin is $80/night. Four family cabins will house up to eight people each at $50 per night on Sunday - Thursday nights and $60 on weekends and holidays, one of which is ADA accessible. All cabins are heated to allow for winter use.

Reservations can be made for these cabins by calling 800-447-2757.


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