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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* Hiawatha National Forest fee proposals for Grand Island; and Chequamengon-Nicolet National Forest fee proposals including new fees at day use sites and one cabin rental, and fee increases for overnight sites.
Much of the cutover land was sold to the United States Forest Service for what would become Hiawatha National Forest. Other acreage was purchased by a paper mill, hunting clubs, private individuals, and the Girl Scouts.
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 study was conducted in the north-central Upper Peninsula of Michigan, on lands administered by Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Hiawatha National Forest. Trapping was conducted in two habitats: northern hardwoods with a dominant overstory of sugar maple (Acer saccbarum) and American beech (Fagus grandifolia), and a red pine (Pinus resinosa) plantation.
1990 Cultural Resources Survey of Parcels on Grand Island, Hiawatha National Forest. Report Submitted to USDA Forest Service Hiawatha National Forest.
Ignace District of the Hiawatha National Forest, where he did surveys of raptors, breeding songbirds, and sensitive dragonfly species.
[02335A] Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Service, Hiawatha National Forest, Michigan.
LSSU is definitely not short of land to hunt on; the 880,000-acre Hiawatha National Forest is a mere 15 miles from campus, and there is a fine selection of other state and federal holdings close by.
The forest resources of the Hiawatha national forest, 1993.
Other area attractions include Marquette Mission Park and the Museum of Ojibwa Culture, the Marquette National Memorial and Museum, sand dunes, the Hiawatha National forest, Brevort Lake, the Soo Locks (the only water passageway to Lake Superior), and the Seney National Wildlife Refuge.
Now you turn east into Hiawatha National Forest and a beautiful 120-mile drive along the north shore to the Straits of Mackinac.