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Mailing Address:
16345 McClure Road
Recreation Passport Required: Yes
Chelsea, MI 48118 Approximate Size: 20500 (Acres)
Phone Number: (734) 475-8307 Unit Map
TTY/TDD711 (Michigan Relay Center) Location Map/Directions
  Tell Us About Your Visit
Alcohol RestrictionsCross Country Ski
EquestrianFishing
HikingHunting
Metal DetectingSnowmobiling
SwimmingWatchable Wildlife
BeachBeach House
Boat LaunchCabins & Lodges
Campers with horsesConcession/ Store
Electrical ServiceModern Restrooms
Picnic AreaPicnic Shelter
PlaygroundRustic Site
Sanitation StationVisitor Center
Yurt
Waterloo Green Lake-Rustic
(800) 447-2757
25 site(s), $12
Boat Launch, Fishing, Hiking, Rustic Site, Vault Toilet
 
Waterloo Portage Lake-Modern
(800) 447-2757
136 site(s), $24/$22/($16 semi modern-off season rate)
Electrical Service, Modern Restrooms, Some Campsites with 50 amp Service, Swimming, Winter Camping
 
Waterloo Sugarloaf-Modern
(800) 447-2757
164 site(s), $24/$22
Boat Launch, Electrical Service, Modern Restrooms, Playground, Some Campsites with 50 amp Service, Swimming
 
Waterloo-Equestrian
(734) 475-8307
25 site(s), $17
Campers with horses, Equestrian, Rustic Site, Vault Toilet
 
Waterloo-Green Lake Yurt
(800) 447-2757
1 site(s), $60
Hiking, Hunting
 
Waterloo-Group Use Area
(734) 475-8307
5 site(s), $2 Per person, per night
Playground, Rustic Site, Swimming, Vault Toilet
 
Waterloo-Portage Lake Camper Cabin
(800) 447-2757
1 site(s), $60-$80/Night
Cabins & Lodges, Electrical Service
 
Waterloo-Rustic Cabins
(800) 447-2757
3 site(s), $60/$80
Cabins & Lodges, Vault Toilet
 
Waterloo-Bridle Trails
Trail Length: 12.00 (Miles)
Equestrian
 
Waterloo-Discovery Center Trail
Trail Length: 14.00 (Miles)
Cross Country Ski, Hiking
 
Waterloo-Dry Marsh
Trail Length: 0.50 (Miles)
Cross Country Ski, Hiking
 
Waterloo-Hickory Hills
Trail Length: 1.00 (Miles)
Cross Country Ski, Hiking
 
Waterloo-Pinckney Trail
Trail Length: 22.00 (Miles)
Cross Country Ski, Hiking
 
Please Note:
The park is over 20,000 acres and finding where you want to go may require some extra time. View detailed driving directions for the various units within the park. Please call the park if you need additional directions.

The park has 4 campgrounds, beaches, picnic areas, 11 fishing lakes, nature trails, 47 miles of hiking trails, cabins, equestrian trails and the Gerald Eddy Discovery Center.

View an informational slideshow of Waterloo Recreation Area



Waterloo Recreation Area Events
GO--Get Outdoors Calendar of Events
Calendar of Volunteer Stewardship Workdays
Weekly Nature Programs



Horse N Around Stables is now offering trail rides at Waterloo Recreation Area.



Waterloo Recreation Area is the largest park in the Lower Peninsula. At more than 20,000 acres, the park boasts two modern campgrounds, a rustic campground, an equestrian campground, a swimming beach, several picnic sites, 11 excellent fishing lakes, eight boat launches, 12 miles of interpretive nature trails, 47 miles of hiking trails, three rustic cabins, numerous equestrian trails and the Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center.

Directions: Because the park is so large and spread out, finding where you want to go may require some extra time. The park map can be obtained by clicking on the link at the top of this page. Each location described here will refer to a letter/number locator on the park map. Please call the park for additional directions.
Written driving directions are available here
Snowmobile Map for Waterloo Recreation Area

Make a Tax Deductable Donation to Waterloo Recreation Area

 
 

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