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Burned Dam Campground

2 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

This rustic campground provides visitors with access to deep woods with fishing and canoeing opportunities on the Middle Branch of the Ontonagon River. This dispersed campground is just a short walk from Mex-i-mine Falls. As you overlook this jewel you can feel the history when loggers used this…

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)


For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


2 Reviews of Burned Dam Campground

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Art S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2022

Beautiful river but those flies don’t stop

Free. Lots of flies. Small. Right on rapids at river

The road in is a bit rough but it isn’t too long. The flies were quite bothersome so we decided to move on. We did look around and it’s a decent place.

A couple sites are large enough for a small camper and screen room. Others will only fit a…

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Kyle K.
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2017

Perfect except for the bugs

Beautiful, quiet, free campgrounds right next to the Ontonagon River and Mex-i-mine Falls (you can hear the rushing water). In-ground firepits, picnic table, and a hanging post for trash on each site. Easy to forage firewood here. No bears or racoon sign seen, so no need to store food in a special…

Month of VisitAugust


Burned Dam Campground is located in Michigan


From Watersmeet, Mi., take US 45 north approximately 1 mile from intersection with US 2, turn right (east) on Old US 2 and travel approximately 7 miles east, turn left onto FR 4500 and travel approximately 1 mile to the campground. From Bruce Crossing, Mi., take US 45 south approximately 18 miles, turn left (east) onto Old US 2 and travel approximately 7 miles, turn left onto FR 4500 and travel approximately 1 mile to the campground.  


46.31374461 N
89.053278 W

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