Black River Harbor Recreation Area

Black River Harbor Recreation Area

Known for its spectacular waterfalls, idyllic beaches, scenic hiking trails and tranquil campground, the Black River Harbor Recreation Area is a popular destination throughout the year. Originating in Wisconsin, the Black River flows through forested areas of large pine, hemlock and hardwood trees. The River has a series of scenic waterfalls as it drops in elevation to meet Lake Superior. Tannin (tannic acids)from hemlock trees is what gives it its unique color. The Harbor offers one of the area's few access points to Lake Superior, with boating being a major summer time activity. The boat ramp can accommodate almost any craft trailered in. There is no launching fee. Boat fuel and snacks are available through the concessionaire. Parking for trucks and boat trailers is ample. A historic pavilion built by the CCC is also located here.

Black River Harbor Recreation Area Web Site

Contact Information

Address

County Rd 513

Ottawa National Forest

Bessemer, MI 49911

Driving Directions

Reservations: (187) 744-6777

TTY: (771)-771

Phone: (906) 358-4724

Email:

Location of Black River Harbor Recreation Area

Map of Michigan