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About Cookson Lake Dispersed Campsite
Cookson Lake Dispersed Campsite offers a primitive place to stay in the thick of Michigans wilderness. Beautiful forests surround several lakes in the area, providing ample opportunity to enjoy nature in all its forms. Natural Features: The campsite is located in a large open field on the shores of Cookson Lake. The lake boasts two small islands, and a variety of wildflowers abound in the area during warmer months. Recreation: Visitors enjoy swimming and fishing in the 35-acre adjacent lake. Largemouth bass, northern pike, bluegill and bullhead are among the typical catch. Licenses are required for fishing in Michigan waters. Boating the lake is also a popular pastime, and a boat ramp is located near the campsite. Facilities: The campground offers five primitive campsites for tent and RV camping. Each offers tables and campfire rings. A pit toilet is located near one of the sites, but toilet paper is not provided. Nearby Attractions: Cookson Lake is near the Indian Wild and Scenic rivers and the Big Island Lake Wilderness Area. ACTIVITIES Biking Boating: Canoeing Fishing Swimming Site
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Cookson Lake Dispersed Campsite is located in Michigan
46.196 N
-86.562 W
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From Munising, Michigan, take State Route 28 east towards Shingleton. Turn south on Highway 13 at Wetmore. Turn left onto Forest Service Road 2258 and continue for about 5 miles. Just before reaching the bridge over the Indian River, turn east on Forest Service Road 2257. Travel about a mile and a half east to the campground.
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