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Ottawa National Forest – Beaches

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The almost one million acres of the Ottawa National Forest are located in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The forest extends from the south shore of Lake Superior to the Wisconsin border. The area is rich in wildlife viewing opportunities; breathtaking views of rolling hills dotted with lakes, rivers and waterfalls; and spectacular fall colors. But you have to see it to believe it!

National Forest Interactive Map

Day Hiking trails information

Campground information

Backpacking trails information

Museum/Visitors Center

Recreational Activities

Ottawa National Forest Waterfall MapOttawa National Forest Waterfalls Guide


There are over 500 lakes on the Ottawa. Most of these lakes have great sandy beaches for your enjoyment. 11 lakes have established beaches, including:





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