Lake Ottawa Recreation Area
Forest Service / BLM
2643-2685 Lake Ottawa Rd
Ottawa National Forest
Iron River, Michigan
Number of Sites: 32
About: Lake Ottawa Recreation area is in a beautiful forested northwoods setting located 5 miles southwest of Iron River, MI., on the Iron River Ranger District. Located in the general area is Lake Ottawa, Brule Lake, Hagerman Lake, Brule River, Bass Lake, the Historic Mile Post Zero/Treaty Tree, The Ge-Che Trail, and miles of hiking trails.
Lake Ottawa Campground is 95% surrounded by National Forest System Land and offers a picnic shelter with two stone fire places and original log picnic tables, and two log toilet buildings, which were constructed by the CCC in the late 1930's. A pressurized water system and sewage dump station is located in the campground. Adjacent to the campground is a CCC era day use recreation building, with flush toilets, swimming beach, accessible fishing pier, and playing field, picnic areas and boat launch.
Fees: $14 (2012)
Closest Towns: Iron River
Water: Drinking Water
Restrooms: Flush Toilet
From Iron River, MI, Go 1/2 mile west on US 2, turn south on M73 and go approximately 3/4 a mile and turn west on Lake Ottawa Road and go approximately 4 miles to the campground.
From Watersmeet, MI, Go 28 miles east on US 2, turn south on M73 and go approximately 3/4 a mile and turn west on Lake Ottawa Road and go approximately 4 miles to the campground.
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