This campground is a small rural campground that offers river bank camping. Located at the fork of the South and North Branch of the Paint River it offers canoeing and fishing opportunities.
At a Glance
Open with NO Services
Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets
No Charge, please be aware that there are no services provided at this location. Please pack in pack out supplies and garbage.
This campground is open but with limited services at this time. There is currently no charge for camping. Pack in and Pack out. No water available at this site.
Iron River, Michigan is approximately 10 miles to the southeast.
From Iron River, Mi., travel west on US 2, turn right (north) on CR 657, travel approximately 9 miles north, turn left to continue following CR 657, travel approximately 1 1/2 miles west to campground on right.
This campground is a small rural campground that offers river bank camping. Located at the fork of the South and North Branch of the Paint River it offers canoeing and fishing opportunities. From Iron River, Mi., travel west on US 2, turn right (north) on CR 657, travel approximately 9 miles north, turn left (west) to continue following CR 657, travel approximately 1 1/2 miles west to campground on right.
Yes in Fire Rings
No. of Sites
No. of Accessible sites
No Fee Campground
Easy to Intermediate
River and Stream Fishing
Golden Creek located in Iron County on the Iron River Ranger District runs northeast to southwest where it empties into the North Branch of the Paint River. To get to this stream from Iron River, MI take County Road 657 north, County Road 657 will become Ponozzo Road, turn left onto FR 2197, Golden Creek is at the end of the road.
Bank, Wade, or Float
Easy to Difficult
Boating - Non-Motorized
North Branch Paint River 12.5 miles of floatable/canoeable river. FH16 to FR 3152, 5.5 miles; FR 2152 to Paint River Forks Campground, 7 miles. Access and limited parking at pull-off on FH16. Canoeable below FR 2152 during average summers. Some portage around man-made and beaver dams may be necessary even during peak flow periods.