Lake Ste Kathryn Campground

  

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Lake Ste Kathryn Campground is located 8 miles south of Sidnaw on the Kenton Ranger District.  This one loop campground provides 24 drive-in camping sites that can accommodate tents, trailers and motor homes. Each site is naturally screened with vegetation and offers a wood table, fire ring, latern post, and parking spur.  Three sets of toilets and two hand pumps for drinking water are located in the campground. The Deer Marsh Interpretative Trail is located at the Campgrounds east entrance. A boat ramp and parking area is located adjacent to the campground. You will also find a small beach and picnic area near site #13. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The campground is open for the season.
 
Operational Hours: 24 hours – self pay
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $14 per night for camping
Open Season: January
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: June-September
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: Fees shown are for the summer recreation period when full services are provided. During the early spring and late fall when services are reduced the fees at some areas are not charged.
Camping in a developed recreation site is allowed for a period not longer than 14 days, except as otherwise posted. After this time, you must move to another campground or dispersed site for at least 24 hours. Campers must occupy the site the first night. Eight people and 2 motorized vehicles are allowed per campsite with a maximum of one RV or camper trailer and two tents per camping site or three tents per camping site.
 
Closest Towns: Sidnaw, Mi. is 8 miles to the north and Iron River, Mi. is 27 miles to the southwest.
Water: Drinking Water-Hand pumps
Restroom: Three set of Vault toilets
Passes: Golden Age/Interagency Senior and Access Passes Accepted
Operated By: Calderwood Services under a special use permit. Contact Fred Sliger at 906-852-3232.
Information Center: The day use area is managed by the Ottawa National Forest. For more information or questions please contact the Kenton Ranger District at 906-852-3500.

General Information

Directions:

Lake Ste Kathryn Campground is located in Iron County 8 miles southeast of the town of Sidnaw, Mi., on the Kenton Ranger District in the Eastern half of the Ottawa National Forest. From Sidnaw, Mi., larger towns of Ironwood and Marquette are within 2 hour drives.

From Sidnaw, Mi., take Sidnaw Road south approximately 8 miles and the sign for the campground will be on your right.

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 right onto Sidnaw Road and travel 2 miles north to campground.

 


Accessibility:

There is no boat ramp on this lake so you must carry in and out.


Directions:

To get to Lake-On-Three from Kenton take FH 16 south for 2 1/2 miles, turn left on FR 3660 and travel 6 miles to the lake. From Iron River take US 2 west 15 miles, turn right on FH 16 and travel 19 miles, turn right on FR 3660 and travel 6 miles to the lake.


Directions:

Lake Ste Kathryn Campground is located in Iron County 8 miles southeast of the town of Sidnaw, Mi., on the Kenton Ranger District in the Eastern half of the Ottawa National Forest. From Sidnaw, Mi., larger towns of Ironwood and Marquette are within 2 hour drives.

From Sidnaw, Mi., take Sidnaw Road south approximately 8 miles and the sign for the campground will be on your right.

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 right onto Sidnaw Road and travel 2 miles north to campground.
 


Directions:

From M-28 in Sidnaw, take Sidnaw Road south for approximately 7 miles to its junction with FR 2125 (Martin Lake Road). Turn left and follow FR 2125 for approximately 1/8 mile. The parking area for Deer Marsh Interpretive Trail will be on your left. The trail can be accessed at another trail head located at Lake Ste Kathryn Campground. To access via this trailhead you would continue south on Sidnaw Road for about 1 1/2 miles until you come to the Lake Ste Kathryn Campground. It will be on your right. Turn right into the campground and the Deer Marsh Trailhead will be on your immediate left.


Parking:

There is a parking area located in the boat landing area


Directions:

Lake Ste Kathryn Campground is located in Iron County 8 miles southeast of the town of Sidnaw, Mi., on the Kenton Ranger District in the Eastern half of the Ottawa National Forest. From Sidnaw, Mi., larger towns of Ironwood and Marquette are within 2 hour drives.

From Sidnaw, Mi., take Sidnaw Road south approximately 8 miles and the sign for the campground will be on your right.

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 right onto Sidnaw Road and travel 2 miles north to campground.
 


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Lake Ste Kathryn Campground is located 8 miles south of Sidnaw on the Kenton Ranger District.  This one loop campground provides 24 drive-in camping sites that can accommodate tents, trailers and motor homes. Each site is naturally screened with vegetation and offers a wood table, fire ring, latern post, and parking spur.  Three sets of toilets and two hand pumps for drinking water are located in the campground. The Deer Marsh Interpretative Trail is located at the Campgrounds east entrance. A Boat Ramp and parking area is located adjacent to the campground. You will also find a small beach and picnic area near site #13.

General Info:

Directions

Lake Ste Kathryn Campground is located in Iron County 8 miles southeast of the town of Sidnaw, Mi., on the Kenton Ranger District in the Eastern half of the Ottawa National Forest. From Sidnaw, Mi., larger towns of Ironwood and Marquette are within 2 hour drives.

From Sidnaw, Mi., take Sidnaw Road south approximately 8 miles and the sign for the campground will be on your right.

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 right onto Sidnaw Road and travel 2 miles north to 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 InfoNo Reservations
Fire InformationYes in Fire Rings
No. of Sites24
No. of Accessible sites0
Status: Open
Open Season: January-December
Fees: $14 a night for camping
Reservation info: No Reservations
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 south of campground fee station
Camping trailer 24 sites
Toilets Two sets of vault toilets located near fee station and one set near campground site #13
Accessible 22 Accessible Picnic Tables located in campsites
Picnic tables Each Campsite and Dayuse area
Fee charged for some activities $14 a night for camping
Parking At Boat Landing area
Tent camping 24 sites
Interpretive Site Deer Marsh Interpretive Trail-located on the east side of the Sidnaw Road just east of the campground
Drinking water 2 Hand pumps located near campground sites #16 & #23
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.393120

  Longitude : 
-88.722766