Little Bass Lake Dispersed Campsite

Hiawatha National Forest

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.

Little Bass Lake is perfect for those who are looking for an uncrowded, quiet campsite with few amenities and even fewer neighbors. The lake is 84 acres in size and features a carry-in launch site. Largemouth bass, bluegill, northern pike, black crappie and perch can be found in this serene lake.

Need to Know

Natural Features

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.

Nearby Attractions

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.


Visitors will be able to enjoy swimming, berry picking, and fishing at these 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.

Contact Information


8181 US-2 Rapid River MI 49878

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 906-474-6442

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Manistique drive, north 22 miles on M-94 to County Road 437. Turn left (west) on CR 437 and drive 1.8 miles to FR 2213. Turn left (south) on FR 2213 and drive 1.5 miles to FR 2639. Turn right (west) and follow the road to the campsites

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