Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga

This trail is good for Hiking XC Skiing

  • Length: 4.56 mi
  • Surface: Natural
  • Groomed: Yes
  • Organization: Emmet County
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The trails at Camp Petosega meander through 275-acres of woodland and along a creek. The trails are enjoyed by campers and park visitors year round. The trails along Cedar Creek run along both banks and are well marked. The creek trails can be accessed from the trailhead next to the Camp Petosega Rd bridge. The trails running north and south are used most often by cross country runners and skiers.

Owned by Emmet County, Camp Petosega was originally established as a boys camp in the 1930s.Now a multi-purpose county park with many modern amenities, the historic charm and atmosphere is still there. The park has a large campground, a beach, a boat launch, playground equipment, and game areas. For information about camping at Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga, please visit the Emmet County website.


Note: Not all sections of each trail are approved for every activity listed for the trail as a whole. Please click on individual trail sections to see approved activities for that section.

Map Legend

  • Trail Head
  • Historical Site
  • Beach
  • Natural Feature
  • Campground
  • Park
  • Cultural Interest
  • Scenic View
  • Educational Interest
  • Visitor Center
  • Emergency Care
  • Water Access
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife or Nature Viewing
  • Trail Friendly Business

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