Blue Lake County Park

About Blue Lake Park

Enjoy nearly 600 feet of water frontage along the southeast shore of the crystal clear waters of Big Blue Lake. This 25-acre park is a Muskegon County “Hidden Gem”, the perfect place for picnicking, fishing, boating, water-skiing and camping. Blue Lake County Park has a small day use area and swimming beach on Big Blue Lake with picnic tables and grills. Located just east of the day use area is the Blue Lake campground. 

The campground has 25 campsites each site has; electric, a picnic table, fire pit and a water spigot. The campground has a modern restroom with ADA showers. A sanitary dump station is located to the north of the campground. Campers may check into their campsites and buy wood or ice at the Park Office that is ran by the Blue Lake Caretaker. The office is located to the north of the bathhouse. 

Deremo Boat Launch is a short 1.5 mile drive from the campground, located on the north side of the lake. To get to Deremo Boat launch from the campground; turn left(north) onto Nichols Rd. and then right(east) on Fruitvale Rd., then left into the boat launch parking lot at the top of the hill. 

Directions to Blue Lake Park

Blue Lake County Park is located on Big Blue Lake north of Muskegon on Nichols Road. Take U.S. 31 to the Russell Road exit, go right (north) on Russell Road to Owassippi Road, turn right (east) and follow Owassippi Road one (1) mile to Nichols Road, turn left (north).  The campground entrance is approximately 1/4 miles on Nichols Road.

Blue Lake day use area hours of operation

Day Use

8:00 a.m. to 10pm. May 15- September 15

Closed September 16-May 14.

Activities at Blue Lake Park


  • 25 modern campsites with open and shaded sites
  • All campsites offer water and electric hookups
  • Opens May 15th and closes on September 15th.

Fees at Blue Lake Park

Overnight Campsite:
Per day: $38.00

Other Services & Facilities

  • 600 feet of Big Blue Lake beach frontage
  • Flush toilets
  • Showers
  • Sanitary dumping station
  •  Ice and wood sold at campground office.
  • Deremo boat launch (on north side of Big Blue Lake)