XXX State Park / Recreation Area
Fort Custer Recreation Area
5163 Fort Custer Drive
Augusta, MI  49012

We Camped Here on...

never, scheduled for May 2010

Park Description from the State website

Located between Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, Fort Custer features three lakes, a river, second growth forests, prairie restoration, three lakes, the Kalamazoo River an excellent trail system used by hikers, horse riders and mountain bikers.

Fort Custer Recreation Area comprises 3,033 acres located between Battle Creek and Kalamazoo. The terrain is typical of southern Michigan farm country, with second growth forests and remnant areas of prairie. Prairie restoration is in progress with excellent results. The area features three lakes, the Kalamazoo River and an excellent trail system. Originally farmland, the area was acquired by the federal government to establish Camp Custer, an induction and military training center for the US Army during WWII. The land was deeded to the State of Michigan under President Nixon's Legacy of Parks in 1971.

Campground Info from the State website

219 sites, $21/($16 semi modern-off season rate)
Electrical Service, Mini Cabin, Modern Restrooms

How to get to the Campground

Drive west on I-94 to Exit 92 the go north 4 miles to M-96 the drive west 6 miles on M-96 to the park entrance.
These directions have NOT been verified.
Fort Custer map

Downloads from the web

Click here to download a nice printable map (Adobe pdf) of the Fort Custer Recreation Area which you can print.
There is NO detailed campground SITE map available on the web, just this crappy map.
Fort Custer campground


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