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Bobcat Lake - Ottawa National Forest

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From Bessemer, Mi travel east on US-2 approximately 19 miles to Marenisco, Mi and turn right on Fair Avenue (Jest west of the GCR 523/US-2 junction).  Travel for about 1 mile to M64(Kimberly Road). Turn left on M64 and travel east for 3 tenths of a mile and turn right on FR 8500 and go 1.7 miles to the campground. From Watersmeet, Mi travel west on US2 for 23 miles to Marenisco and turn left on Fair Avenue and go about 1 mile to M64. Turn left on M64(Kimberly Road)  and travel east for 3 tenths of a mile and turn right on FR 8500 and travel 1.7 miles to campground.

Located in Gogebic County just 2 miles southeast of Marenisco, Mi., on the Bessemer Ranger District in the Southern half of the Ottawa National Forest. Bobcat Lake campground features a one loop with 12 campsites. All sites have excellent privacy from each other. These drive in sites offers a tent pad, wood table, fire ring, lantern post and parking spur. Two outdoor toilets are located in the loop while water is provided by hand pump centrally located in the loop. Next to he campsite is a sandy beach and day use area, complete with bathroom facilities and changing house. Also adjacent to the campground is boat ramp, which provides access to a variety of game fish.

Boat Launch: 2 mi SE of Marenisco
A gravel-surfaced ramp, suitable for medium-sized and smaller boats only. The site is signed.
Toilets available.
5 parking spaces available at the access site.
(1) Special rules apply, such as special closing hours, rules against consumption of alcoholic beverages, or others. This designation is also used where the site rules are established by an agency other than the Department of Natural Resources.
76 water acres.
Operated by the US Forest Service.
  • Boating
  • Campgrounds
  • Parks & Rec