Lake Gogebic viewed from Lake Gogebic State Park, July 2014.
|Location||Gogebic / Ontonagon counties, Upper Peninsula of Michigan|
|Primary inflows||Trout Brook, Merriwether River,Slate River|
|Primary outflows||West Branch of Ontonagon River|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Max. length||14 mi (23 km)|
|Max. width||2.5 mi (4.0 km)|
|Surface area||13,380 acres (54 km2)|
|Average depth||17.5 ft (5.3 m)|
|Max. depth||38 ft (12 m)|
|Shore length1||34.35 mi (55.28 km)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Lake Gogebic (// goh-GHIB-ik) is the largest natural inland lake of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is located within the one million acre (4,000 km²) Ottawa National Forest. Lake Gogebic State Park is located along its western shore.
It is in the far western end of the Upper Peninsula, close to the Wisconsin border, and in parts of two counties, Gogebic County and Ontonagon County. The lake is also in two time zones, central and eastern.
In 2005 a state Department of Natural Resources survey found Black bullhead, Black crappie, Brown bullhead, Burbot, Cisco, Common shiner, Creek chub, Golden shiner, Northern pike, Pumpkinseed, Rock bass, Smallmouth bass, Walleye, White sucker, and Yellow perch in the lake.
- "Annual Report 1999-2000" (PDF). United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service. Cite journal requires
- Hanchin, P. A., (2011) The fish community and fishery of Lake Gogebic, Gogebic and Ontonagon counties, Michigan in 2005-06 with emphasis on walleye, northern pike, and smallmouth bass. Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Fisheries Special Report 58, Lansing