This summer the majority of our recreation sites will be open providing a safe and enjoyable recreation experience, however, due to decreasing visitors and increasing operational costs we will be reducing and eliminating services at roughly 11 percent of the Forest’s developed recreation areas.
 
Bladder Lake Day Use area is one of the 11 percent and will have reduced services in 2015. The reduced services includes the reduction of mowing, closure of the toilet building, the removal of the fire rings, grills and picnic tables. The site remains open and no fees will be charged.
 
Bladder Lake Day Use are ais near Trail 31 (Iron River Trail) and the Moquah Barrens Wildlife Management Area. The area features great berry picking and a nearby beach area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Reduced services for FY 2015 season – no mowing, toilet building not open, removing fire rings/grills and picnic tables, no fees collected
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $10
Closest Towns: Iron River
Information Center: Washburn Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Iron River, drive east 6.6 miles on US 2 to Forest Road 241. Turn left (north) on 241 and drive 3.5 miles to Forest Road 242. Turn left (west) on 242 and continue 0.8 mile to Forest Road 849. Turn right (west) on 849 and drive 1.5 miles to the campground which is on the left (south) side of 849.


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Activities


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Amenities

Toilets
Picnic tables
Parking