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The Gogebic County Park at McDonald Lake which is located on McDonald Dam Road in Ironwood, Michigan is unique from the other two campgrounds operated by the Forestry and Parks Commission, as it is a rustic campground.  There is no fee at this campground and the campsites are designed for tenting only on a first come first serve basis.  (Limit of 15 nights per visit) There is a total of six designated sites.  The three sites on the lake shore have tenting pads and fire rings, the island sites do not.

Amenitites for day use include a fishing dock, a kayak launch, picnic area, vault toilet, and a boat launch available for no fee.


 Fishing is also popular at McDonald Lake and species include Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Blue Gill, and Crappie.

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