Rare opportunity to own beautiful michigan forest land! This beautiful property is located in west-central marquette county, and includes land in both michigamme and republic townships. The 1, 132.50 acres is being offered as individual parcels, and will be available on a first come, first served basis. The parent parcel is located east of lake michigamme, an "all sports lake", which is one of michigan's largest lakes. The lake reaches a depth of over 70 feet, and covers 4, 292 acres in marquette and baraga county, michigan. The vast majority of the lake lies in marquette county, with only its westernmost part extending into baraga county. The lake is about 6 miles east to west, with an arm extending about 4 miles south. A dam separates the michigamme river from the lake at the end of the southern arm. The spurr river flows into the lake's west end and the peshekee river flows into the lake in the north east. Van riper state park and van riper beach are located at the eastern shoreline of the main arm. The lake is speckled with 27 picturesque islands, lots of wind-swept bays, points, narrows, and rock beds to boat around. Boating, sailing, swimming, and water skiing are popular on lake michigamme, and it is a u.P. "fishing destination". Common fish include brook and lake trout, smallmouth bass, muskies, northern pike, walleye, perch, rock and smallmouth bass, and even whitefish in the deeper parts. There are nice swimming beaches at the van riper state park on the eastern end of the lake, and at the township-owned park on the west shore. Hikers and rock hounds also explore the massive mineral outcroppings found about the lake. This area is also known for western marquette county snowmobiling and cross-county skiing opportunities. The village of michigamme borders on the west end of the lake, were you can find shopping for clothing, fine art, and local crafts - and there is dining, fuel and groceries available near by. This are is a very popular destination for many
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