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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Michigan

By
Robert C. Reed
Robert C. Reed
Michigan Geological Survey, Lansing, Michigan 48909
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Published:
January 01, 1987

Abstract

The Porcupine Mountains State Park is located in the northwestern part of Michigan’s northern peninsula. The parkoccupies all of T.50N., R.45W.; T.5lN., R.43W.; T.5lN., R.44W.;and portions of T.49N., R.45W.; T.50N., R.43W.; T.50N., R.44W.; and T.51N., R.42W. in Ontonagon and Geogebic Counties (Fig. 1). The area of the park is covered by the Carp River and TiebelCreek 7½ by 15-minute Quadrangles and the Aldrige Creek, Bergland NE, Government Peak, and White Pine 7½-minute Quadrangles. The principal entrance to the park s via Michigan 107 west of Silver City. Silver City ilocated 13 mi (21 km) westOntonagon on Michigan 64 and 18 mi (29 km) north of Berglandon Michigan 64. Alternate access is provided by CountyRoad 51916 mi (26 km) north of Wakefield. County Road 519intersects the park’s South Boundary Road which extends northand east to Michigan 107. A visitors/ center is located south of theintersection of Michigan 107 and the South Boundary Road. Forpark visitors, it is extremely advisable not to feed the bears.Further information about Porcupine Mountains State Park maybe obtained from Park Manager, Porcupine Mountains StatePark, 599 M-107, Ontonagon, Michigan 49953.

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DNAG, Centennial Field Guides

North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America

Geological Society of America
Volume
3
ISBN electronic:
9780813754093
Publication date:
January 01, 1987

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