Bass Lake Dispersed Campsite

Area Status: Open
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This enormous, 290 acre lake features one campsite on its western shore and an improved boat launch on its eastern shore, approximately 4 miles away. Known for its excellent fishing, Bass Lake contains northern pike, largemouth and small- mouth bass, and bluegills. This campsite is nestled among hardwoods, is approximately 35 x 50 feet in size, and is suitable for only one family trailer. Swimming is considered to be poor. There is no back in boat access at the campsite.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve Bass Lake and view an interactive map at
Fees Camping fee is $8 per night per site. Federal Recreation Passes (Golden/America the Beautiful) are accepted. 
Permit Info: Camping at Bass Lake is by reservation only. Walk ins are not allowed. These sites may be reserved for up to 14 days. Reservations are made on the national recreation reservation system. To check availability of the campsites or to make a reservation, call 877-444-6777 or go to .
Closest Towns: Stueben
Water: None

General Information


From Manistique drive north on M-94 22 miles to County Road 437. Turn left (west) on CR 437 and drive 4.6 miles to Forest Road 2792. Turn left (east) on FR 2792 and drive about 0.75 mile to the campsite.


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Dispersed Camping

There is one primitive campsite. It is located on the west side of the lake. It is a very nice semi-open area, 50 ft. by 35 ft., that would be suitable for one family and trailer.


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