Houghton Co. State Campground Remains Closed

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GLR News Update

GLR News Update

Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR says the Emily Lake State Forest Campground in Houghton County will remain closed for the next few weeks as clean-up from recent severe thunderstorms continues.

Officials say the campground will remain closed until site work is done, and some sites will remain closed until next spring.

Storms hit the region during the early morning hours of July 21.

The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township confirmed pockets of significant tree damage from Ontonagon east toward Baraga.

Straight line winds clocked at 90 mph were recorded at the campground which is just south of Twin Lakes State Park in Houghton County.

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