Westland Camping Campground Spotlight: Pinckney Recreation Area

Westland Camping Center Campground Spotlight: Pinckney Recreation Area

Westland Camping Center Campground Spotlight: Pinckney Recreation Area

Pinckney State Recreation Area is a Michigan state recreation area in Dexter, Sylvan and Lyndon Townships, Washtenaw County and Putnam and Unadilla Townships, Livingston County in the U.S. state of Michigan.

Pinckney Recreation Area is a paradise for backpackers, mountain bikers, anglers and other recreation enthusiasts. Pinckney is known for its extensive trail system and chain of excellent fishing lakes. Over forty miles of multi-use trail with remote campsites afford a backcountry experience. Pinckney is also a short drive from the Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center in Waterloo Recreation Area.

Please be aware that Pinckney has over 11,000 acres and it is easy to go to the wrong location. The address for Bruin Lake Campground is 21237 Kaiser Road, Gregory, MI 48137 and the address for Pinckney Headquarters is 8555 Silver Hill Rd. Pinckney MI 48169. Pinckney Recreation Area provides a wide variety of activities for the park visitor in its three major use areas: Silver Lake Day Use area, Bruin Lake Modern Campground and the Halfmoon Day Use facility. The landscape, a terminal moraine area, was formed during the last glaciation period.

For a map of the Pinckney Recreation Area, click here.

For information about special events and schedules, click here.

Here is a list of Campgrounds in the Pinckney Rec. Area:

Pinckney-Blind Lake Rustic
(800) 447-2757
10 site(s), $12
Rustic Site, Vault Toilet, Walk-in Sites
Pinckney-Bruin Lake Camper Cabin
(800) 447-2757
1 site(s), $60-$80/night
Boat Launch, Fishing, Modern Restrooms, Swimming
Pinckney-Bruin Lake Modern
(800) 447-2757
186 site(s), $24/$16
Boat Launch, Boat Rental, Electrical Service, Fishing, Modern Restrooms, Playground, Swimming
Pinckney-Crooked Lake Rustic
(800) 447-2757
25 site(s), $12
Boat Launch, Fishing, Rustic Site, Vault Toilet
Pinckney-Glenbrook Yurt
(800) 447-2757
1 site(s), $60