Campground is open May 27, 2016 - September 18, 2016
For pre-season reservations, 1st Monday in February until the Friday before Memorial Day, please call (517) 768-2901.
Alcohol is prohibited in all areas of the park except by registered campers who ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER ON THEIR IMMEDIATE CAMPSITE. (Jackson County Parks and Recreation Commission Ordinance Chapter VIII, Section 3, Paragraph A & B )
56 modern campsites are available with water and electricity at this beautiful 26 acre park, along with hot showers, restrooms, sanitary dump station, and water tower. Other features include a boat launch, picnic areas and the 3 shelters (by reservation), playgrounds, sand box, horse shoe pits, basketball court, swimming area, hiking, biking, fishing, volleyball area, softball diamond, and nature trails. An 18-hole golf course is located across the street. Pets in campground on leash only! Weekly and Monthly rates available.
Frances Mille Dodes sold approximately 25 acres to Jackson County on December 21, 1926 for $5,000.
Swains Lake became a county park on December 18, 1968 when the Jackson County Road Commission signed over the land to the County of Jackson.
The lake is named after Isaac N. Swain, whom owned property on the lake.