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Imp Lake Campground


National Forest

Imp Lake Campground located 6 miles southeast of Watersmeet, MI, provides visitors with a unique camping experience. Lakeside sites offer a quaint view of a small island populated with nesting loons, while off lake sites are perched beside towering hemlock. Visitors are free to roam the nearby Imp Lake Interpretive Trail, canoe or fish the quiet wake free lake. This campground consisting of two camping loops, with a total of 22 campsites, provides drive-in sites that can accommodate tents, trailers and motor homes. All sites are spaced with natural vegetation for screening. Each site offers a wood table, fire ring, and parking spur. Three sets of vault toilets and two hand pumps for drinking water are located within the camping loops. A beach, picnic area, and boat landing are located adjacent to the campground.

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Imp Lake Campground is located in Michigan

Detail location of campground


From Watersmeet, Mi., travel east on US 2 approximately 5 miles, turn right onto FR 3978 and travel approximately 1 mile to the campground. From Iron River, Mi., travel west on US 2 approximately 25 miles, turn left onto FR 3978 and travel approximately 1 mile to the campground.  


46.21800099 N
89.07100018 W

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