June 2004 News
Keweenaw Point Advisory Committee
Appendix A: Camping Facilities on Tip Property
Recommendations drafted after touring and scouting areas and accessing resource carrying capacity, by Bill
Deephouse, chairman, and Charles Eshbach, non-motorized trail committee.
We considered three types of camping facilities:
~ Motorized primitive campsite. Accessible by car, with toilet, fire ring, table and tent pad. (No motor homes or trailers.)
~ Non-motorized primitive campsite. May or may not have toilet, or table, but has tent pad, fire ring.
~ Wilderness campsite. Tent pad, fire ring.
Schlatter Lake -- two sites adaptable Motorized
Schlatter Lake east-- 3 campsites.
Schlatter Lake southwest, 3 campsites
Possibly a third site on NW side of lake with 3 campsites
No camping on Schlatter Lake Island, day use only.
Hoar Lake-- 3 campsites.
High Rock Bay -- no camping, no vehicles with in 200 yards of lakeshore -- designated parking area
-- day use only.
|This view of Manitou Island from High Rock Bay shows
remains of a campfire near the shoreline. Photo taken during KPAC's June
12th tour of Keweenaw Tip sites. (Photo by Michele
(In some cases serving as duel use with hikers and kayakers.)
Primitive Campsites at:
~ Mouth of Montreal River
~ Below second Falls
~ Fish Cove
~ Keystone Point
~ Big Bay (mouth of creek)
~ Keweenaw Point (2 locations)
~ Mouth of Hoar Ck.
~ Mouth of Union Ck.
Lost Lake (2 single sites widely separated.)
DNR Note: All meetings of the Keweenaw Point Advisory Committee include a public comment period. The Committee meets on the first Tuesday of each month, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Allouez Township Community
Center in Allouez..
Future meeting notices and minutes from previous meetings will be posted for public inspection at the
Michigan Technological University Library website; the
Keweenaw Now website; the Portage Lake Public Library Bulletin
Board; the Keweenaw County Clerk's Office in the County Courthouse, Eagle River; Fort Wilkins State
Park; McLain State Park; and at the DNR's Baraga Field Office. Minutes can also be mailed or e-mailed to individuals upon request.
For more information, contact Ronald Yesney, MDNR, Marquette at 906-228-6561.
|*Editor's note: Keweenaw Now is providing
this Michigan Department of Natural Resources information as a public
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