Fort Custer State Recreation Area

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15 mi 24 km

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23 mi 37 km

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Fort Custer comprises over 3,000 acres of forest and oak savannah. Amenities include 219 campsites with water and electric hookups. There is also a dump station. Three lakes provide no-wake-boating, fishing, and kayaking. A large beach at Eagle Lake includes a concession stand, bath, and changing facilities. Hunting is allowed in some areas of the park. This is usually not an issue if you wear orange from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31 and don't wear antlers on your helmet!

Camping & Lodging

Fort Custer has 219 campsites with water and electric hookups. There is also a dump station.

Outfitters, Tours, & Shuttles

Located in Augusta, Custer Cyclery is a full sales and service bike shop.

Food & Drink

Augusta is located just 1/2 mile outside the park. Players Grill sports bar with a variety of local microbreweries beer on tap; Lickity Split, a walk-up ice cream parlor with locally crafted ice cream; Nina's Taqueria - great authentic Mexican Fare; Channel Street Cafe for higher end dining; and Dig In Cafe - best breakfast in town. There is a single gas station/convenience store and a local pharmacy with some limited hardware supplies. Enjoy Augusta!

After the Ride: Local Favorites

Dig-In Cafe The breakfast bowl with corn beef hash is amazing.
111 Michigan Ave, Augusta MI — (269) 731-5846
The Pizza Parlor The food is excellent and huge on your order. Great place to eat.
Schlotzsky's Try the soups and salads. They're amazing!
94 20th St S, Battle Creek MI — (269) 964-8677
Continental Pastries & Deli The tuna wrap is top notch!
La Cocina Mexicana California Burrito is AMAZING!! So fresh and a nice light choice.
Nina's Taqueria Best mex on south west side
A Taste of India Business is owned by one of our awesome Endeavor families. Great food and atmosphere!
Barista Blues Cafe Great place to eat at super deal
Taqueria San Francisco Tacos are the best.
Tony's Hong Kong Amazing food, great staff, excellent service. A must to eat at if in Battle Creek. I've been coming here since I was a baby. Literally.
Addington Hills Cafe Lunch menu - salads, sandwiches, wraps - is wonderful and atmosphere is delightful. Best casual lunch in Battle Creek.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Servers who ask you if you already need a refill should not work at a restaurant. Laurin is rude, slow, and unpleasant.
Red Lobster Chad gave us phenomenal service! Even as rare fish consuming vegetarians, return we must!
Sweetwater's Donut Mill Peanut butter and jelly donuts r to die for....
Culver's Culvers Root Beer is yum-o
La Cocina Mexicana Cheap Mexican food and beer.Everything here is excellent!
Jimmy John's Watch out for the speed bumps they will murder your car!
Schlotzsky's So many pretty college age girls that work here. I want to come here every day haha.
6044 B Dr N, Battle Creek MI — (269) 979-2340
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8.1 mi 13.1 km
#1 Red Loop
Augusta, MI
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Augusta, MI
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Augusta, MI
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Augusta, MI
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