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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Much of the cutover land was sold to the United States Forest Service for what would become Hiawatha National Forest.
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 natural areas selected to he modeled at a finer scale in this study were the western and eastern portions of the Hiawatha National Forest (WHNF and EHNF), Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (PIRO), Ottawa National Forest (ONF) and Seney National Wildlife Refuge (SNWR).
The study was conducted in the north-central Upper Peninsula of Michigan, on lands administered by Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Hiawatha National Forest.
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).
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.
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.