Rifle River Recreation Area

Rifle River Recreation Area


Location:In Ogemaw County, 4.5 miles east of Rose City off M-33.
Facilities:75 modern campsites, 99 rustic campsites, 5 rustic cabins (é), organization campground, picnic area, shelter (é), playground, multi-use trails, boat launch, snowmobile area.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, wildlife observation, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Area is a wilderness located within the AuSable State Forest and provides a variety of recreational opportunities. It was formerly a private hunting and fishing retreat (Grousehaven) owned by the late HM Jewett, a pioneer auto manufacturer.
Address:2550 E Rose City Rd
PO Box 98
Lupton, MI 48635

Phone:989-473-2258
Web: www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=489
Size: 4,449 acres.

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