Hiawatha National Forest


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Hiawatha National Forest

Address:2727 N Lincoln Rd
Escanaba, MI 49829

Phone:906-786-4062
Fax:906-789-3311
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/hiawatha
Size: 879,000 acres.
Location:Central and Eastern upper peninsula of Michigan. Accessible by US 2, 75, and 41; MI 28, 94, and 123. Nearby cities/towns include Escanaba, Manistique, Munising, Rapid River, Saint Ignace, and Sault Saint Marie.
Facilities:Visitor center (Point Iroquois), 2 cabins, 24 campgrounds, group camp, 17 dispersed campsites, picnic sites, beaches, boat launches, fishing piers, trails (nearly 700 miles), scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, ORV riding, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing.
Special Features:Access to 77 miles of shoreline of Lakes Superior, Michigan, and Huron; 775 miles of rivers and streams; 413 lakes; 150 waterfalls; numerous historic lighthouses.

See other parks in Michigan.
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ON JULY 19, two American Forests colleagues and I met with four Hiawatha National Forest representatives in Michigan's upper peninsula to evaluate a project that has been very important to American Forests history--the continuing journey to save the Kirtland's warbler, an endeavor that began with our very first Global ReLeaf project in 1990.
The bus, purchased by ALTRAN in Alger County, MI, through a grant from the Federal Transit Administration that was given to the Hiawatha National Forest, will transport passengers through a National Recreation Area.
The study was conducted in the north-central Upper Peninsula of Michigan, on lands administered by Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Hiawatha National Forest.
2]) of the southeastern Hiawatha National Forest in Mackinac County, Michigan, between 46[degrees] 09' 06" N to 46[degrees] 05' 18" N and 84[degrees] 52' 23" W to 84[degrees] 40' 50" W (Fig.
The Grand Island sugarbush (Figure 2) was first recorded as two separate archaeological sites in 1990 as part of an initial inventory of cultural resources following the island's transfer to the Hiawatha National Forest (CCRG 1991; Roberts 1991).
This work resulted in the discovery of seven new Hine's sites in Mackinac County, MI, six of them found within the Hiawatha National Forest (HNF).
The forest resources of the Hiawatha national forest, 1993.
Now you turn east into Hiawatha National Forest and a beautiful 120-mile drive along the north shore to the Straits of Mackinac.
In order to reforest a fully stocked Jack pine stand, this project plans to plant 59,000 seedlings across 85 acres of Hiawatha National Forest, located in Northern Michigan.
This project in Hiawatha National forest will work to restore a healthy forest habitat for the endangered Kirtland's warbler.
Heading east on Hiawatha National Forest, routes take you through scenery that looks like locations for the Discovery Channel's "Sunrise Earth" series.