Cade Lake County Park & Campground
  • ADDRESS: 68911 Plumb School Road, Sturgis, MI 49091
  • PHONE: 269/651-3330
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Park Features:

  • 98 Acres w/53 Wooded
  • 32 Acre Private Lake
  • (62) Modern & Rustic Sites
  • Fire Rings & Picnic Tables
  • Swimming Beach
  • Modern Restrooms w/Showers
  • Excellent Fishing
  • Boat/Kayak Rentals
  • Volleyball Court
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Barbecue Grills
  • Playground
  • Hiking and Walking Trails
  • Indoor Game Room
  • Rental Cabin
  • RV Dump Station
  • Fish Cleaning Station

Newly renovated family campground with 62 campsites - 44 sites full hookup, and 18 rustic site. Accessible campsites are available. You can bring your own firewood, or wood is available for sale. Row boat rentals are available by the hour or day. You can bring your own boat but there is no boat ramp available and motors are limited to electric trolling motors. Most campsites are available for reservation beginning on January 1 of the next year. Please refer to campground rules on our website. Park and campground are located 2 miles east of Sturgis, MI, just south of US Hwy 12 on Plumb School Road. Pack up the family and come out for a great camping experience!

For reservations, please contact the St. Joseph County Parks Department office at 269/467-5519 from October - May and the Cade Lake Office at 269/651-3330 from May - October


Some online navigation tools will try to direct campers down back roads to avoid going through the town of Sturgis. However, the easiest and best way to access Plumb School Road is by coming from either the east or the west on US 12. This will allow you to easily manuver larger campers/RVs.

Your Support Builds Better Parks - Become a Park Patron!

The St. Joseph County Parks & Recreation Department continually strives to provide local communities access to well-maintained, safe and eco-friendly parks as well as fun recreation opportunities.  While entry to our parks is currently free for county residents, we are asking for park supporters to consider making a donation of just $20 for continued development and maintenance. Park Patrons will make a significant difference in the options and features we are able to offer visitors and residents of St. Joseph County. Please consider donating today for better parks tomorrow! For a limited time, donate $20 and receive a free tshirt and water bottle.

Resources & Links

Cade Lake Campground Seasonal Rates & Policies

Cade Lake Park Monthly Camping Application (PDF)