Little Bass Lake Campsites

Hiawatha National Forest

There are many campsites on the Munising and Rapid River/Manistique Ranger Districts of the Hiawatha National Forest. Many are located on inland lakes and are in a rustic forest environment with few to no amenities and no drinking water. The rustic environment offers a wonderfully serene and peaceful setting for your next camping experience. 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 NO drinking water at this site.

There is a primitive toilet located at this site.

Lake Name: Little Bass Lake

Number of Sites: 5

Maximum Number of People Per Site: 8 (all sites)

Toilets: Yes

Boat Access: Carry - In

Lake Size (acres): 84

Need to Know

Natural Features

Little Bass Lake is perfect for those that are looking for an uncrowded, quiet camping experience with few amenities and even fewer neighbors! The lake is 84 acres in size and supports a diverse fishery.

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.

Gasoline, groceries, fishing and camping supplies, boat rentals, ice, and MDNR licenses are available at Steuben, approximately five miles northeast on County Road 437.


Visitors will be able to enjoy swimming, berry picking, and fishing at these campsites. Licenses are required for fishing in Michigan waters.

Little Bass Lake is 84 acres in size and features a carry-in launch site. This lake has a diverse fishery of largemouth bass, bluegills, northern pike, black crappies and perch.

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, MI: drive north 22 miles on M-94 to County Road 437.  

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