We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Excellent Walking Trails

every time we travel, we like to get out and do some hiking and walking along local parks and... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
poukala
,
Macomb, Michigan
via mobile
Large State Park

Fort Custer Rec Area is located near Battlecreek Mi. in Southern Michigan. The rec area is filled... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Mike6022
,
Lansing, Michigan
Read all 79 reviews
All photos (40)
All photos (40)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
54°
33°
Apr
64°
42°
May
73°
51°
Jun
Contact
5163 Fort Custer Dr, Augusta, MI 49012-9618
Website
+1 269-731-4200
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (79)
Filter reviews
79 results
Traveler rating
43
25
9
0
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
43
25
9
0
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews eagle lake recreation area state park nice beach mountain bike trails poison ivy kalamazoo river nice park get away last weekend bathrooms were clean mile loop nice hike trees and bushes blue trail fire ring great scenery
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 79 reviews
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

every time we travel, we like to get out and do some hiking and walking along local parks and trails and recreational areas. This one certainly did not disappoint! After driving in what seemed like a mile before finding the spot to park, we walked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank poukala
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Fort Custer Rec Area is located near Battlecreek Mi. in Southern Michigan. The rec area is filled with several large lakes and also has the Kalamazoo river running through it. the Campground has over 200 sites that are placed in a wooded area. Most of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike6022
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Took a drive to view the Fort Custer National Cemetery and stopped by the Fort Custer Recreation Area. Nice beach area, lovely place to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 253lorettak
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We camped at three different State Parks this year as well as State Forest campgrounds. This was by far our least enjoyable experience. We chose Fort Custer because it's close to home and family. We got to our site and it was very muddy from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matt K
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited this DNR park for camping. Most of the campsites are secluded from other sites by trees and bushes. Bathrooms were clean. There is a nice beach within couple of miles from campground. You can rent rowboat or kayaks from a nearby office. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sk5in
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We usually hike there, right on either the mountain bike trails or the horse trails. Generally not so crowded you have to worry about getting run over. Have not had a problem. Great scenery, small lakes and ponds, lots of waterfowl. Awesome in the fall...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jerryab9rj
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice hike but you have to find the route for just hiking, few bikes, and no horses. Some water features to see and shade in the trail.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Traci H
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Spent four days camping here last weekend. Clean camping, lots of sites very private. You can hear all kinds of "nature" in the evenings. Lots of morel hunters, seemed to be having good luck. Many black topped sites, set up for easy backing in of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank winger999
Reviewed April 2, 2018

we didn't realize when we choose to stay here that fall fest was something that was taken so seriously. we where out of towners and felt like we where treated so as we happened to be trying to enjoy ourselves during the event. things we...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Laura P
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Im a 29 yr Winter Back-Packer and after 6 years of dating my girlfriend she decided to give it a try and find out why for 29yrs I have enjoyed Hammocking in the deep freeze. although there are many beautiful places to go I chose...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Nathan G
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort Fairway Villas
30 reviews
4.16 miles away
Gull Lake
8 reviews
4.24 miles away
Yarrow Golf & Conference Resort
32 reviews
4.79 miles away
Baymont by Wyndham Battle Creek Downtown
583 reviews
6.73 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 8 nearby restaurants
Canal Street Cafe
87 reviews
1.82 miles away
Territorial Brewing Company
55 reviews
4.48 miles away
Blue Stem
39 reviews
1.24 miles away
Springbrook Italian Bistro & Tap House
8 reviews
3.14 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 8 nearby attractions
Barn Theatre
61 reviews
3.09 miles away
Gull Lake Marine
17 reviews
4.23 miles away
Gull Lake View Golf Club
31 reviews
4.16 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
LJo-12
July 12, 2018|
Answer
Response from Chris S |
Yes at the campground.
0
Votes
Robert M
July 13, 2017|
Answer
Response from Countryjules | Reviewed this property |
it says 3:00 p.m. we got there a bit before, say 2:15 and got in. I think as long as the site is open they will let you get set up.
1
Vote
byost34
March 27, 2017|
Answer
Response from Countryjules | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they patrol if that is what you are asking. We did see empty beer cans at the can donation trailer that is there so people do not abide by the rule.
0
Votes