Area Status: Open
Located in Gogebic County 8 miles southeast of the town of Marenisco, Mi., on the Bessemer Ranger District in the southern half of the Ottawa National Forest. The campground consists of one camping loop with 17 campsites. All sites are spaced with natural vegetation for screening. This campground provides drive-in sites that can accommodate tents, trailers and motor homes. Each site offers an accessible wood table, fire ring and parking spur. Four vault toilet facilities are located in the camping loop, while water is provided at one centrally located hand pump. Adjacent to the campground is a boat landing to provide you access to a variety of game fish.
At a Glance
Open with NO services
||Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
$12 a night for camping
||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.
||Marenisco, Mi., is 8 miles to the northwest. Larger towns include Ironwood, Mi., 41 miles to the west and Watermeet, Mi., is 39 miles to the east.
||Drinking Water - Hand pump
||4 Vault toilets in campground.
||Golden Age/Interagency Senior and Access passes accepted
||Campground operated by Lawn and Snow Outdoor Maintenance under a special use permit, 906-284-0206.
||The campground is operated by a private concessionaire under a special use permit. The concessionaire permitee is Lawn & Snow Outdoor Maintenance in Iron River, Mi. For additional information or questions about the campground please contact Lawn & Snow Outdoor Maintenance at 906-284-0206 or the local Ranger District. Day Use areas are operated by the Forest Service.
From Bessemer, Mi., travel east on US 2 approximately 25 miles to FR 7300, turn right (south) onto FR 7300 and travel approximately 6 miles to CR 525, turn left onto CR 525 and travel approximately 1 ½ miles to FR 6828, turn right onto FR 6828 and travel approximately ½ mile to FR 6828A, turn right onto FR 6828A and travel approximately three tenths of a mile to the campground.
From Watersmeet, Mi., travel west on US 2 approximately 22 miles to FR 7300, turn left (south) onto FR 7300 and travel approximately 6 miles to CR 525, turn left onto CR 525 and travel approximately 1 ½ miles to FR 6828, turn right onto FR 6828 and travel approximately ½ mile to FR 6828A, turn right onto FR 6828A and travel approximately three tenths of a mile to the campground.