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Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness

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About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

The Wild and Scenic Sturgeon River rushes out of the northern portion of this wilderness, over the 20 foot volcanic outcroppings of Sturgeon Falls, and through a gorge that reaches 350 feet in depth and a mile in width. Throughout this rugged, steep Wilderness, the Sturgeon and Little Silver Rivers…

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3 Reviews of Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness

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Rebecca P.
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2020

Beautiful beyond belief

The hike in was one of the most beautiful switch back type hikes, with breathtaking views of the gorge on the way down, a quick hike to the top of gorge once you’re down, then look down and see the waterfalls!

Will H.
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2020

Remote and Pristine

This patch of wilderness within the Ottawa National Forest is unmatched. I didn’t think I was in the Midwest. Remote and not well traveled. I highly recommend heading over to nearby Silver Mountain.

Lydia T.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2020

Walk in camping

Hike in camping


Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness is located in Michigan


From Sidnaw, Mi., travel east on M 28 approximately ¼ mile to FR 2200, turn left onto FR 2200. There are several locations you are able to enter into the Wilderness, it is recommended that you use the campground or approved trailhead. To access the campground travel north on FR 2200 approximately 5 miles. To access the southern most trailhead travel north on FR 2200 approximately 3 miles to FR 2224, the trailhead is on the right on FR 2224.


46.61811829 N
88.6986344 W

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