Ewing Point Dispersed Campsite

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There is a beautiful walk-in campsite located on Ewing Point on the north side of the 132 acre McKeever Lake. The grassy site is 50 feet by 75 feet, surrounded by cedar and hemlock. A fire ring , fire grill, lantern post, and picnic tables are provided at the site. Drinking water must be carried in. Water is available at Pete's Lake Campground. A pit toilet is available. The lake bottom is sandy and provides good wading. Be cautious when swimming because this area has not been checked for possible hazards and you swim at your own risk. McKeever Lake is a good fishing lake for musky, pike, bass, and pan fish. Link to Map

At a Glance

Fees Camping fee is $8 per night per site.
Permit Info: Camping at Council 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 (NRRS). To check availability of the campsites or to make a reservation, call 877-444-6777 or go to www.recreation.gov

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Closest Towns: Stueben
Water: None
Restroom: Pit

General Information

Directions:

From Munising drive east on M-28 to Wetmore. Turn right (south) on Highway 13 and drive 12.5 miles to FR 2173. Turn left (east) on 2173 and drive 2.3 miles to the boat launch. There is a 650 foot primitive trail leading west to the campsite.


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Dispersed Camping

There is one walk-in campsite on Ewing Point. The site, located right on the point, is a grassy area 50 feet by 75 feet, surrounded by cedar and hemlock. A fire grill, lantern post, and picnic tables are provided at the site. Drinking water must be carried in. Water is available at Pete's Lake. Sanitary facilities are not available and the "cat" method is recommended for human waste disposal. Dig a hole at least 100 feet from water, trails and camp, and dispose human waste and toilet paper into the hole then replace the dirt.


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  Latitude : 
46.218595

  Longitude : 
-86.587865