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Gleason's Landing

Gleason's Landing

Gleason's Landing provides access to the Pere Marquette River from the east side. The area is popular with anglers and paddlers. Several primitive campsites are nicely spaced for privacy, and there is a separate picnic area.


Camping- There are 6 primitive sites nestled along a curve of the river. You can drive to the parking area, but must then carry gear to a campsite (no vehicle access to actual sites), or paddle in from the river. Sites are level, fire rings with grates, and lantern stand

Boat Launch- Dirt ramp to the river.

Fishing- steelhead, trout, salmon in season

Picnicking- There is a leveled, raised picnic area with tables, benches and a couple of grills

North Country Trail

Although the North Country Trail is just on the other side of the river, up an old road spur from the water's edge, you cannot access it unless you cross the river somehow. However, if you had a boat at the site, you could cross and tie up on the opposite bank for a day. It's easy to find the old benched trail up the bluff, and the North Country Trail is right at the top of the hill.

Rest Rooms- two latrines
Potable Water- hand pump in summer

Access- off paved 56th St. at large dirt parking area
Fees- Gleason's Landing is a fee site. Some sites require a Recreation Fee sticker to park there (self-pay tubes are available for daily passes, yearly passes may be purchased at a Ranger Station). See Manistee National Forest Recreation Fees
Restrictions- Forest Service regulations apply
Seasonality- may not be accessible in winter
Ecosystem- mature oak woods, some younger woods, river edge
Other points of interest- possible connection to the North Country Trail
Most recent date this info personally checked- April 2012
Additional Facilities- none
Maintained by- Baldwin District of the Manistee National Forest
650 N. Michigan Avenue
P.O. Box D
Baldwin, MI 49304
231-745-4631
More-
See Manistee National Forest Recreation Fees

[Counties] Lake County Manistee County Mason County Oceana County

Gleason's Landing- From Baldwin, turn west on 7th St, go 5 blocks to the end and turn left. In one block make a right on Carr Road which becomes 52nd St. The road will jog south and become 56th St. Before crossing Bowman Bridge over the PM River, turn southeast on dirt 60th St. This curves around, and in about one mile turn south on Brooks Rd. Gleason's Landing is at the end of the road.

N 43.87095 W 85.91990

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