2020 Palomino Puma
2020 Palomino Puma
The campsites on the Rapid River/Manistique Ranger District are located on inland lakes and are in a rustic forest environment with few, if any amenities. The rustic environment offers a wonderfully serene and peaceful setting for your next camping experience.
Gooseneck Lake is an extremely busy lake, with private lands and cottages surrounding most of this 123 acre lake. As a result, pontoon boats, jet skis and water skiers and even occasional fishing boats can be seen and heard on the lake. There is no drinking water available at these campsites. There are three primitive campsites on Gooseneck Lake. Site #1 is set back in the trees and although not too large, is very nice. It is 40 ft. by 30 ft. with rough road access. It is suitable for a single family, but trailers are not recommended. Swimming from site #1 is not recommended. A primitive toilet is located at this site and is shared with those using the boat launch. Site #3 is an excellent camping area at the top of a small, sandy bank. It is an open area 100 ft. by 70 ft. in size. The access is good and this site is suitable for two families and trailers. A primitive toilet is located at this site. Swimming is good, however the shoreline cannot be seen because of the high bank. Site #4 is located on the south side of the lake. This site is 70 ft. by 45 ft. and can accommodate one family. The access road is firm but very narrow with sharp turns. Trailers are not recommended at this site due to very limited turn-around space. Swimming is good. An improved public boat access is located near Site #1. A toilet is nearby which is shared with site #1. The lake offers a fishery for walleye, large and smallmouth bass, rock bass, sunfish and northern pike. Lake Name Number of Sites Maximum number of people per site Toilets Boat Access Lake Size (acres) Gooseneck Lake 3 Sites 1 and 4 (8) Site 3 (16) Yes Back in 123
There are a number of horse, bike, and hiking trails within minutes of several of the sites. In over a mile from these campsites, visitors can expect to find: bait shops, general and grocery stores, gas, a pay phone, trailheads, a fishing pier, biking, and kayak/canoe rentals.
All of these sites are nestled in hardwood trees and pines. All of them are on small inland lakes, which offer a wide variety of fishing opportunities. There is one exception; Camp Cook, which is close to the Fishdam River and provides opportunities for good brook trout fishing.
Visitors will be able to enjoy swimming, berry picking, and fishing at these dispersed campsites. Licenses are required for fishing in Michigan waters. Some of these campsites offer only one site on these inland lakes allowing for a very peaceful and wilderness-like experience.
From the Intersection of US-2 and Forest Highway 13 (about 14 miles east of Rapid River), drive north 8.4 miles on Highway 13 to CR 442. Turn right (east) and drive 8 miles to FR 2218. Turn left (north) and drive 1.6 miles to FR 2218EA or 0.8 mile to FR 2218G.
East Lake Shore Drive, MI 49854
For campground inquires, please call:906-474-6442 OR 906-387-2512
Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.
Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.
How Outdoorsy Works
Find the perfect RV
Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.
Delivery or Pickup
Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.
Let us help
Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.
Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.
After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.
Amenities at Gooseneck Lake Dispersed Campsite
Activities at Gooseneck Lake Dispersed Campsite
What type of RV should I choose?
Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.
You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.
Do the RVs have bathrooms?
Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.
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