Perch Lake Campground

  

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Perch Lake Campground is located 10 miles south of Sindaw on the Kenton Ranger District.  This one loop campground provides 20 drive-in campsites that can accommodate tents, trailers and motor homes. This location provides visitors with excellent fishing, and a unique camping experience, with many of the spacious sites having lake access. Campsites are seperated by natural vegetation for screening.  Each site offers a wood table, fire ring, and parking spur. Two sets of vault toilets, one accessible vault toilet and two hand pumps for drinking water are found within the camping loop. There is a boat ramp and parking area adjacent to the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No services after September 1, 2014.  Free primitive camping is allowed.
Operational Hours:  24 hours – self pay
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $14 a night
Open Season: January
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: June-September
Busiest Season: July-August
Closest Towns: Sidnaw, Mi. is 10 miles to the northwest and Iron River, Mi. is 27 miles to the southeast.
Water: Drinking Water-Hand pumps
Restroom: 1 Accessible vault toilet and 2 double vault toilets.
Passes: Golden Age/Interagency Senior and Access Passes accepted.

General Information

Directions:

Perch Lake Campground is located in Iron County 10 miles southeast of the town of Sidnaw on the Kenton Ranger District in the eastern half of the Ottawa National Forest. From Sidnaw larger towns of Ironwood and Marquette are within 2 hour drives.

From Sidnaw, Mi., travel south on Sidnaw Road approximately 10 miles to the campground. The road is paved for approximately 6 ½ miles and then turns to gravel.

From Iron River, Mi., take County Road 657 north approximately 15 miles, turn slight right onto FR 2130, travel approximately 9 ½ miles on FR 2130 to Sidnaw Road, turn left onto Sidnaw Road and travel approximately 2 miles to the campground.
 


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Perch Lake Campground is located 10 miles south of Sindaw on the Kenton Ranger District.  This one loop campground provides 20 drive-in campsites that can accommodate tents, trailers and motor homes. This location provides visitors with excellent fishing, and a unique camping experience, with many of the spacious sites having lake access. Campsites are seperated by natural vegetation for screening.  Each site offers a wood table, fire ring, and parking spur. Two sets of vault toilets, one accessible vault toilet and two hand pumps for drinking water are found within the camping loop. There is a boat ramp and parking area adjacent to the campground.

General Info:

Directions:

Perch Lake Campground is located in Iron County 10 miles southeast of the town of Sidnaw on the Kenton Ranger District in the eastern half of the Ottawa National Forest. From Sidnaw larger towns of Ironwood and Marquette are within 2 hour drives.

From Sidnaw, Mi., travel south on Sidnaw Road approximately 10 miles to the campground. The road is paved for approximately 6 ½ miles and then turns to gravel.

From Iron River, Mi., take County Road 657 north approximately 15 miles, turn slight right onto FR 2130, travel approximately 9 ½ miles on FR 2130 to Sidnaw Road, turn left onto Sidnaw Road and travel approximately 2 miles to the campground.
 


Seasonal Information:

 

The campground is scheduled to open with full services the Friday before Memorial Day.  This date is subject to change, please contact the Kenton Ranger District at 906-852-3500 for additional information.


Sleeping ShelterNo
Reservation Info No Reservations
Fire Information Fire ring in each campsite
No. of Sites 20
No. of Accessible sites 0
Status: Open
Open Season: January-December
Fees: $14 a night for camping
Reservation info: No Reservations Taken
Best Season: June-September
Hours of Operation: 24 hours - self pay
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

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Amenities

Boat ramp No Fee-located just south of campground
Camping trailer 20 sites
Toilets 2 double vault toilets located near sites #14 & #20 and 1 accessible vault toilet located near site #11.
Accessible Accessible vault toilet near site #11
Picnic tables 1 per campsite
Fee charged for some activities $14 a night for camping
Parking Near Boat Landing
Tent camping 20 sites
Drinking water 2 Hand pumps
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.364066
  Longitude : 
-88.673526