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Premier Family Campground in Lake County

Adventures of Putman Lake is situated on 60+ acres of serene northern Michigan woods, just outside of Baldwin. Whether you are staying overnight or for an entire season, we welcome you!

Free Kayaks & Rowboats

Only charged if not returned. Paddles and life jackets also able to be checked out. The lake is electric motor-only.

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Relax at the Tranquil Putman Lake

Generations have enjoyed the serene lake with our private beach. Splash, swim, and float your worries away!

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Experience our Trails

Miles of trail surround the camp and connect to State trails and Federal land. Hiking and ORV.

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Our private campground is based around beautiful Putman Lake. We offer rustic sites, electric sites, and potable water. RV sites are also available. Traditional camping is open from May 1st - Oct 31st. Seasonal residents have access year round. Miles of nearby hiking and ORV trails await your next adventure. Our location in Baldwin serves as a starting point to all the wonders that northern Michigan offers.


With over 100 sites, you are sure to find something to suit your needs! Rustic, traditional, and RV sites. We have both private bathrooms and showers available on site. We are proudly pet friendly and ask that yours are respectful to other campers. Nearby attractions include miles of hiking and ORV trails, State & Federal lands, and over 156 lakes in just our county alone. We are located less than five minutes from the Pere Marquette river, regarded by some of the top trout, salmon, and steelhead rivers in the country.

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Please use our below link for reservations and availability. Rates subject to change based on site type, season, and other factors. We try to make your check in as stress free as possible! Our campground also has several rules that we would like to make you aware of. Please read our full camp rules and let us know if you have any questions or concerns on how we can make your stay the best experience possible.