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Black Lake Oceana County

Black Lake in Oceana County

Black Lake is a small inland lake of 26 acres with a depth of about 25 feet. The margin is only lightly developed. Oceana County operates the campsite there, but the area is open for day use as well.

Camping- Eleven electric and three non-electric sites, operated by Oceana County. Reserve early, sites are usually filled. Sites may be reserved by the day, week, month or season. Reasonable prices.

Boat Launch- Dirt ramp, limited parking. Entire lake is no-wake. Dock.

Fishing- No information available. Black Lake is not listed on

Swimming- public beach with sand and sandy bottom. Water is not tested, and there is no lifeguard. Swim at you own risk. Children must have parent present.

Picnicking- there are two picnic tables and a grill at the beach area.

There is a small playset with swings, slide.

Rest Rooms- porta-potties, one is large enough for accessibility, no ramp
Potable Water- spigot

Access- dirt access directly off 176th Avenue. Limited trailer parking.
Restrictions- Entire lake is no-wake: no fast boats or jetskis. Pets must be leashed. Children swimming must have parent present.
Seasonality- lake freezes in winter, access may not be plowed.
Ecosystem- small inland lake with lightly developed margin
Other points of interest- small town services in Walkerville, two miles to the south
Most recent date this info personally checked- August 2019
Additional Facilities- none
Maintained by- Oceana County
Michigan DNR Oceana County Lakes
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From US 31 take the south Pentwater ext at Monroe Road. Go east 6 miles to 176th Ave, and turn south. Go 2 miles and Black Lake will be on your right.

Or, from M-37, turn west on 13-Mile Road (11 miles south of Baldwin Court House). Go 13 miles to 176th Ave and turn north. Black Lake will be on your left almost immediately.

N 43.74646       W 86.11981


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