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Swains Lake County Park and Campground - Jackson County Parks Descriptions

7400 Pulaski Road
Concord, MI 49237

Driving Directions


(517) 524-7666

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.

Swain's Lake
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.

Swains Lake PlaygroundSwains Lake Play Equipment                                 

Swains Lake Stone Shelter

Swains Lakeside Shelter                    Swains Lake Metal Picnic Shelter

 Swains Lake Campground


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.

This page originated on June 26, 2015 and was last modified on May 11, 2016

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