Big Island Lake Wilderness

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Big Island Lake Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Big Island Lake Wilderness
Map showing the location of Big Island Lake Wilderness
Location Schoolcraft County, Michigan, USA
Nearest city Steuben, Michigan
Coordinates 46°13′13″N 86°30′35″W / 46.22028°N 86.50972°W / 46.22028; -86.50972Coordinates: 46°13′13″N 86°30′35″W / 46.22028°N 86.50972°W / 46.22028; -86.50972
Area 5,856 acres (2,370 ha)
Governing body U.S. Forest Service
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U.S. Forest Service map

Big Island Lake Wilderness is a 5,856-acre (2,370 ha) remote protected area in the Munising Ranger District of the Hiawatha National Forest in the Upper Peninsula in the state of Michigan in the United States.[1][2] The wilderness area is located about one-half mile (0.8 km) northwest of the community of Steuben and 22 miles (35 km) northwest of Manistique and about 18 miles (29 km) southeast of Munising in Schoolcraft County. The area is roughly bordered by County Road 437 on the south and County Road 445 on the west. The northeast boundary is Forest Road 2303 and the southern boundary is the abandoned railroad grade—Haywire Grade - Forest Road 8109.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wilderness Acreage". Wilderness.net. Retrieved 1 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "Big Island Lake Wilderness". US Forest Service. Retrieved 1 December 2008.