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at Canfield Lake

Canfield Lake

Canfield Lake

Canfield Lake is a small and shallow lake just south of Manistee. It is a good place to play with your dog, catch some fish, or take a short paddle. Swimming is possible.

Boat Launch-
dirt ramp with drive-around circle, parking for a couple vehicles with trailers

Access- via Canfield Road in Filer Township
Restrictions- no camping, Recreation Passport required.
Ecosystem- small, shallow (25 ft) freshwater lake
Other points of interest-
Sundling Park, and Magoon Creek Nature Area are nearby. City of Manistee is 2 miles north.
Most recent date this info personally checked - August 2019
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Michigan DNR Manistee County Lakes

Fishing- Reports of panfish, northern pike and largemouth bass there.

Handicap Accessibility- None- all dirt surfaces with slopes exceeding 2%.

Rest Rooms- none
Potable Water- none

Access- via Maple Street and Canfield Road
Restrictions- no camping, Recreation Passport required
Seasonality- access may not be plowed in winter
Ecosystem- shallow inland lake with marshy edges
most recent date this info personally checked- August 2019
Additional Facilities- none
Maintained by- Michigan DNR

[Counties] Lake County Manistee County Mason County Oceana County

From US 31, turn west just south of Manistee on Red Apple Road. In 0.5 mile, turn south on Maple Street. Turn east on Canfield Road in 0.5 mile and watch for access road.

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