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Joan H. Young
861 W. US 10
Scottville, MI 49454
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Ford Lake

Ford Lake

Ford Lake is a 208-acre lake located east of Fountain. Most of the shoreline is built up with private homes and cottages, but there is public access and a very small park on the west shore.

Ford Lake has one outlet on the south end which feeds a creek that leads to the Lincoln River. The Lincoln River empties into Lake Michigan at the north edge of Ludington.

Boat Launch-
ramp, parking for few vehicles with trailers, dock

Fishing- reputed to have black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, northern pike, rock bass, sunfish, walleye, yellow perch (list from

Ford Lake has no picnic tables or grills, but there is a very small grassy lawn.

Handicap Accessibility- latrine has concrete walkway from gravel parking area, and 1" lip to enter.

Rest Rooms- latrine
Potable Water- none

Access- gravel drive and parking off paved Griffin Road
Restrictions- no camping, no open fires, dogs must be leashed, clean up after dogs, no wake between 7:30pm and 11am, no swimming
Seasonality- may not be not plowed in winter
Ecosystem- small inland lake surrounded with cottages. Source for a creek which leads to the Lincoln River
most recent date this info personally checked- August 2014
Additional Facilities- none
Maintained by-
Boat Launch- Michigan DNR
Michigan DNR Mason County Lakes

[Counties] Lake County Manistee County Mason County Oceana County

Take Fountain Road east from US 31 (6.5 miles north of Scottville) and continue straight for 4 miles. In the village of Fountain you will jog south, east, north, and east again, returning to Fountain Road. In another 2.5 miles turn left on Griffin Road (public access sign on corner). Access is 0.5 miles from the corner, on the right.


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