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CAMPGROUND NAME: Black River

VISIT DATE: 08/03/1996

UPDATE DATE: 7/30/2013

STATE: Michigan

REGION: Eastern

RANGER DISTRICT: Bessemer

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Bessemer

RESERVATIONS: No

DIRECTIONS:
In Bessemer, MI, take N. Moore St. (County Rt. 513) north for
15.2 miles to campground.

NOTE: N. Moore St. turns into Black River Rd., but continues as
County Rt. 513.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 840 ft.

This single loop campground is located on a bluff above Lake
Superior and near Black River Harbor.  The camp sites are nestled
in a pleasant mixture of hardwoods.  There are facilities for the
"transient" boat as well as gasoline, boat pumpout service and
private charter boat services.  The campground has a scenic
overlook of Lake Superior Apostle Islands, along with flush
toilets, RV waste station, and several hiking trails to the 5
nearby scenic waterfall of the Black River.  Some of these trails
are wheelchair friendly.

An unusual site is the Copper Peak Ski-Flying Hill, a short
driving distance from the campground.  It is a ski jump that is
built of steel and stands 17 stories high.  The longest recorded
jump is 505 feet.  One can take an elevator up to view the
surrounding area.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open Friday before Memorial Day through September 30

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $14 per day
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 0
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 39
   
   Total Sites: 39

Tent Pads: Yes
Open Sites: Yes
Wooded Sites: Yes

No. Tables on Sites: 39
No. Grilles on Sites: 39
Equestrian Camping:  No

RV INFORMATION
Hookups: None
No. RV Pull Throughs: 0
Waste Station: Yes
Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes 
Largest Parking Apron Size: 10.5' X 75'

Comments:
Parking aprons are gravel.

FACILITIES
Vaults: No
Flush Toilets: Yes
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes

Public Phone: Yes
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 5
  No. Threaded: 0

WATER SPORTS
Lake: Yes
Swimming (provided): Yes
Sailing: Yes
Boat Ramp: Yes
Boat Carry Down Access: No
Power Boating: Yes
Boating (no power): Yes
Water Skiing: Yes
Rafting (whitewater): No
Kayaking (whitewater): No

Comments:
Boat ramp is full-service, i.e., gas, some groceries, etc.

HIKING
Self-Guided Neotropical Breeding Bird Tour

FISHING   
Steelhead, Lake Brook, Brown and Rainbow trout and salmon

CAMPGROUND NAME: Bob Lake VISIT DATE: 07/22/1996 UPDATE DATE: 6/11/2011 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Ontonagon NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Nisula RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Nisula, MI take State Rt. 38 west 5.5 miles to FH-16. Turn left onto FH-16 and go 6.3 miles to FH-1460 (Pori Rd.). Turn right onto FH-1460 and go 2.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left onto Forest Rt. 1470 and go 1.1 miles to Forest Rt. 1478. Turn left onto Rt. 1478 and go 0.7 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,280 ft. The campground is located at the edge of Bob Lake with some lakefront sites. The parking aprons of lakefront sites are shorter than other sites but are wider. An unmarked connector trail links the campground with the North Country Scenic Trail. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through October 15 - weather permitting. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 17 Total Sites: 17 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 17 No. Grilles on Sites: 17 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 12' X 60' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and grass. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): Yes Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Bob Lake is 133 acres. HIKING Interpretive trail FISHING Walleye and panfish

CAMPGROUND NAME: Bobcat Lake VISIT DATE: 08/01/1996 UPDATE DATE: 3/8/2012 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Bessemer NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Marenisco RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Marenisco, MI, take Kimberly Rd. (State Rt. 64 - not marked) east 0.3 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 8500). Turn right and go 1.8 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,440 ft. The campground is near the north shore of Bobcat Lake in a pleasant mixture of trees. Possible day trips are a drive to Lake Gogebic and a hike to Nelson Canyon or Judson Falls. Mountain bikers will enjoy Pomeroy/Henry Lake Mountain Bike Complex. Swimming, boating, and fishing round out the attractions found at this campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided Friday before Memorial Day through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 10' X 54' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): Yes Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Bobcat Lake is 73 acres. Beach is sandy and is located 0.5 miles from campground. HIKING - No FISHING Northern pike , bass and Bluegill

CAMPGROUND NAME: Clark Lake VISIT DATE: 07/31/1996 UPDATE DATE: 4/12/2010 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Watersmeet NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Watersmeet RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Watersmeet, MI, take US Rt. 45 west 3.9 miles to Thousand Island Rd. (County Rt. 535). Turn left onto Thousand Island Rd. and go south for 4 miles to Sylvania Wilderness and Recreation Area. The campground is located in this recreation area - follow signs. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,700 ft. Four loops form this campground at the edge of the Sylvania Wilderness in an ancient woods. Many sites have very old fallen moss-covered trees that appear to be melting into the soil. The only "modern" facilities are available on Loops 3 & 4 giving campers on Loops 1 & 2 a near-wilderness camping experience. Besides the 42 sites in this campground, there are almost a 100 designated campsites for hiker and canoeists within the Wilderness. This is a very special campground and relatively undiscovered. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided May 22 through September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day plus $5 per day ($20 per year) for facility pass. The latter is part of the Fee Demonstration Project. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 47 Total Sites: 47 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 47 No. Grilles on Sites: 47 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes Largest Parking Apron Size: 12.5' X 105' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and grass. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 6 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Showers (9:00 AM to 9:00 PM) available at pavilion located at the beach. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): Yes Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Clark Lake is 820 acres. The beach is sandy. HIKING Clark Lake Trail - 7 miles - leads around the lake and to wilderness camps. FISHING Bass and trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Courtney Lake VISIT DATE: 07/22/1906 UPDATE DATE: 6/11/2011 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Ontonagon NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Nisula RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Nisula, MI, take State Rt. 38 west 7.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign onto Forest Rt. 1960 and go 0.7 miles to another campground sign. Make right turn to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,260 ft. This is a pleasant campground with large secluded sites overlooking Courtney Lake. Just south of the Copper Country State Forest, the campground provides visitors with a pretty location in a tranquil setting. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through October 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 17 Total Sites: 20 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 20 No. Grilles on Sites: 20 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 14' X 111' Comments: Parking aprons are gravel and dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 2 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): Yes Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Courtney Lake is 33 acres. No-wake lake. Grass and sandy beach. HIKING No FISHING Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Golden Lake VISIT DATE: 07/24/1996 UPDATE DATE: 4/12/2010 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Iron River NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Iron River RESERVATIONS:No DIRECTIONS: From Iron River, MI, take US Rt. 2 west 13.1 miles to Forest Rt. 16. Turn right onto Rt. 16 and go 0.7 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,760 ft. Convenient to U.S. Route 2, this campground is on Golden Lake. A nice lake for canoeing, Golden Lake also offers good fishing and a restful atmosphere. Sites adjacent to Golden Lake are not tent-friendly. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through October 1 - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 1 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 22 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 21 No. Grilles on Sites: 22 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 10' X 66' Comments: Parking aprons are paved. An RV waste station is located at Lake Ottawa (National Forest)campground. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Golden Lake is 285 acres. HIKING No FISHING Northern pike, bass and trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Henry Lake VISIT DATE: 08/01/1996 UPDATE DATE: 3/8/2012 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Bessemer NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Marenisco RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Marenisco, MI, take State Rt. 64 south 5.6 miles to Forest Rt. 8100. Turn right onto Rt. 8100 and go 4.6 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,480 ft. At the end of a scenic drive down Forest Route 8100, the campground has the feel of an angler's campground. Some sites overlook Henry Lake and all enjoy the shelter of a pleasant mixture of hardwood and pine trees. The campground is within the Pomeroy/Henry Lake Mountain Bike Complex and convenient to the floatable/canoeable Presque Isle River. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided Friday before Memorial Day through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 10' X 69' Comments: The parking aprons are grass and gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Henry Lake is 43 acres. HIKING No FISHING Largemouth bass, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed and perch. A fishing pier is wheelchair friendly.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Imp Lake VISIT DATE: 07/31/1996 UPDATE DATE: 4/12/2010 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Watersmeet NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Watersmeet RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Watersmeet, MI, take US Rt. 2 east 5.5 miles to Forest Rt. 3978. Turn right onto Rt. 3978 and go 0.8 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,660 ft. Possibly the most appropriately name campground in the Ottawa National Forest, it is just off U.S. Route 2. Convenient to the highway, the campground offers visitors sites among magnificent old hardwoods and pines on the shores of Imp Lake. The Lake is a Loon nesting area so campers have the added pleasure of hearing this bird's mystical and haunting calls. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided May 15 through September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 22 Total Sites: 22 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 22 No. Grilles on Sites: 22 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 10' X 69' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel, grass and asphalt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): Yes Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Imp Lake is 111 acres and no-wake. HIKING No FISHING Trout and perch

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lake Ottawa VISIT DATE: 07/24/1996 UPDATE DATE: 4/12/2010 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Iron River NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Iron River RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Iron River, MI, take State Rt. 73 south 0.8 miles to campground sign and turn right onto Lake Ottawa Rd. Follow Lake Ottawa Rd. for 4.1 miles to campground sign and turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,660 ft. The campground is located on the east side of Lake Ottawa in a new growth forest. Some older growth trees and a pavilion in the dayuse area give campground character. The pavilion was converted from a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) - built structure. There are some lakefront sites. Fishing, camping, and good hiking trails make this a popular campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through October 1. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $14 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 28 Total Sites: 31 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 31 No. Grilles on Sites: 31 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes Largest Parking Apron Size: 18' X 132' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: Yes No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): Yes Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Lake Ottawa is 550 acres. Beach is grass and sand. HIKING Ge-Che - 9 miles FISHING Northern pike, Walleye and bass. Fishing pier located in picnic area - wheelchair friendly.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lake Sainte Kathryn VISIT DATE: 07/23/1996 UPDATE DATE: 6/11/2011 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Kenton NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Sidnaw RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Sidnaw, MI, take Ontario Rd. (Norway campground sign provided) south 8.4 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,680 ft. Located on Lake Sainte Kathryn and near several other good fishing lakes, this campground is popular with anglers of all ages. Some lakefront sites. All the sites enjoy shade from a pleasant mix of hardwoods. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 15 through October 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 23 Total Sites: 23 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 23 No. Grilles on Sites: 22 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 13' X 61' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and grass. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): Yes Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Grass and sand beach. Lake Sainte Kathryn is 150 acres. HIKING Deer Marsh - interpretive trail FISHING Walleye, bass, Northern pike, Bluegill, perch and Sunfish

CAMPGROUND NAME: Langford Lake VISIT DATE: 08/01/1996 UPDATE DATE: 3/8/2012 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Bessemer NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Watersmeet RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Watersmeet, MI, take US Rt. 2 west 17.4 miles to Forest Rt. 7100. Turn left onto Rt. 7100 and go 6.6 miles to County Rt. 527. Turn left onto Rt. 527 and go 2.5 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,560 ft. The campground is located on the west side of Langford Lake in a pleasant stand of mixed hardwoods. Some sites overlook the Lake. The campground is at the edge of a large wet area with lots of mosquitoes and blackflies to prove it. Bring a good quality insect repellent particularly if visiting during June. This campground was named for the prospector who located iron ore near the town of Bessemer. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided Friday before Memorial Day through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 13' X 76' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. RV waste stations are located at Lake Gogebic State Park and Gogebic County Park on State Rt. 64. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Langford Lake is 470 acres. HIKING FISHING Northern pike, Walleye, bass and Bluegill

CAMPGROUND NAME: Marion Lake VISIT DATE: 07/31/1996 UPDATE DATE: 4/2/2010 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Watersmeet NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Watersmeet RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Watersmeet, MI, take US Rt. 2 east 3.9 miles to campground sign. Turn left onto Marion Lake Rd. and go 1.7 miles to another campground sign. Turn right onto Forest Rt. 3985 and go 0.4 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,560 ft. The campground, nestled in a stand of mixed hardwoods, has three widely spaced loops with some sites adjacent to Marion Lake. With two boat ramps and robust populations of Walleye and Muskie, this campground is popular with anglers. Private residences are co-located with campground on lake. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided May 15 through September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 8 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 30 Total Sites: 38 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 38 No. Grilles on Sites: 38 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 12' X 100' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and grass. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): Yes Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Marion Lake is 317 acres with sand and grass beach. HIKING No FISHING Walleye, bass, muskie and perch

CAMPGROUND NAME: Moosehead Lake VISIT DATE: 08/01/1996 UPDATE DATE: 3/8/2012 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Bessemer NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Watersmeet RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Watersmeet, MI, take US Rt. 2 west 17.4 miles to Forest Rt. 7100. Turn left onto Rt. 7100 and go south 6.6 miles to County Rt. 527. Turn right onto Rt. 527 and go west 2 miles to campground sign. At campground sign, turn left onto County Rt. 525 and go 1.6 miles to next campground sign. (This campground sign is located at the intersection for County Rt. 525, Forest Rt. 7300 and Forest Rt. 6860.) Continue straight onto Forest Rt. 6860 and go 1.9 miles to still another campground sign. Turn left onto Forest Rt. 6862 and go 1.5 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,520 ft. Near the Wisconsin and Michigan border, this rustic campground is on Moosehead Lake. Some camp sites are adjacent to the Lake. It is far away from the crowds. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided Friday before Memorial Day through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13 Total Sites: 13 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 13 No. Grilles on Sites: 13 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 12' X 82' Comments: The parking aprons are uneven and comprised of grass, dirt and gravel. RV waste stations are located at Lake Gogebic State Park and Gogebic County Park on State Rt. 64. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a solar powered. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Moosehead Lake is 43 acres. HIKING No FISHING Northern pike, bass and Bluegill

CAMPGROUND NAME: Norway Lake VISIT DATE: 07/23/1996 UPDATE DATE: 6/11/2011 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Kenton NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Sidnaw RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Sidnaw, MI, take Ontario St. (campground sign also provided) south for 5.8 miles to Forest Rt. 2400. Turn left onto Rt. 2400 and go 2 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,680 ft. Majestic Norway pines dominate this sweet campground. Most sites are spacious with some adjacent to Norway Lake. The Lake is a loon nesting area and the magical call of this bird can be heard at all times of the day and night. The beauty and serenity makes this a delightful place. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 15 through October 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 27 Total Sites: 27 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 27 No. Grilles on Sites: 27 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 11.5' X 66' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: Yes Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): Yes Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Small sand and grass beach. HIKING No FISHING Bass, Bluegill, sunfish, perch and Walleye

CAMPGROUND NAME: Perch Lake VISIT DATE: 07/23/1996 UPDATE DATE: 6/11/2011 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Kenton NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Sidnaw RESERVATIONS:No DIRECTIONS: In Sidnaw, MI, take Ontario Rd. ( at Norway campground sign) south 10.8 miles to campground sign (no route number is provided). Turn left and go 1.3 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,680 ft. One of several campgrounds in the area, this campground is adjacent to Perch Lake, the largest lake in the cluster. Sites are surrounded by mature mixed woods with some sites adjacent to the lake. Perch Lake is the warmest lake in the cluster and boasts a healthy and diverse population of fish. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Open May 15 through October 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 19 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 19 No. Grilles on Sites: 19 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 16' X 56' Comments: Parking aprons are gravel and dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Perch Lake is warmest lake in the Ranger District and is 1,030 acres. HIKING Lake Shore Trail FISHING Walleye, bass, Northern pike, perch and Bluegill

CAMPGROUND NAME: Pomeroy Lake VISIT DATE: 08/01/1984 UPDATE DATE: 3/8/2012 STATE: Michigan REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Bessemer NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Watersmeet RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Watersmeet, MI, take US Rt. 2 west 17.4 miles to Forest Rt. 7100. Turn left onto Rt. 7100 and go south 6.6 miles to County Rt. 527. Turn right onto Rt. 527 and go 2 miles to campground sign. Turn left at the sign and go 0.5 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,580 ft. This small campground is near the north shore of Pomeroy Lake in a pleasantly dense mixture of trees. Some sites overlook the lake. Possible day trips are a drive to Lake Gogebic or hike to Nelson Canyon or Judson Falls. Mountain bikers will enjoy exploring the forest on the trail in the Pomeroy/Henry Lake Mountain Bike Complex. Swimming, boating, and fishing round out the attractions found at this campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided Friday before Memorial Day through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 16 Total Sites: 17 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 17 No. Grilles on Sites: 17 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Largest Parking Apron Size: 16' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are grass. There are RV waste stations available at Lake Gogebic State Park and Gogebic County Park on State Rt. 64. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Pomeroy Lake is 303 acres. HIKING No FISHING Bass and Bluegill




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