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
USDA Forest Service
Cookson Lake Dispersed Campsite is located in Michigan
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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