Bob Lake Campground
Forest Service / BLM
Bob Lake Rd
Ottawa National Forest
Number of Sites: 17
About: Bob Lake Campground located in Houghton County is 18 miles southeast of Ontonagon, Mi., in the Ontonagon Ranger District. This campground features a single loop with 17 campsites which are spaced with natural vegetation for screening. Many of the sites are situated near the lake. These drive in sites can accommodate tents, trailers or motor homes. Each site offers a wood picnic table, fire ring, lantern post and parking spur. The camping loop contains three vault toilets, one of which is accessible.
Drinking water is provided by a handpump which is located near the campground enterence. Adjacent to the campground are the Day Use Picnic area, a beach, a boat landing with a parking area and the trailhead to the 1.2 mile long Beaver Lodge Interpretative Trail. Bob Lake is a shallow lake with depths averaging 3 to 10 feet with deepest at 17 feet. Walleye, small mouth bass, and perch are to had for fishermen from shore or boat.
Fees: $12 (2012)
Closest Towns: Baraga
Water: Drinking Water
Restrooms: Vault Toilet
From Ontonagon, Mi., travel east on M38 for approximately 20 miles. Turn right (south) onto FH 16 and travel approximately 6 miles. Turn right (west) onto FR 1640 (Pori Road). Travel approximately 2 2 1/4 miles and turn left (south) on FR 1470. Travel approximately 1 mile and turn left onto FR 1478 and travel approximately 8/10 tenths of a mile to the campground.
From Kenton, Mi., travel north on FH 16 approximately 13 miles to FR 1619 and turn left. Travel approximately 1 1/4 miles and turn right (north) on FR 1470. Travel approximately 2 miles and turn right onto FR 1478 and travel approximately 8/10 tenths of a mile to the campground.
From Baraga, Mi., travel west on M-38 for approximately 20 miles to FH 16. Turn left (south) onto FH 16 and travel approximately 6 miles. Turn right (west) onto FR 1640 (Pori Road). Travel approximately 2 1/4 miles and turn left (south) on FR 1470. Travel approximately 1 mile and turn left onto FR 1478 and travel approximately 8/10 tenths of a mile to the campground.
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