at Black Lake
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. Eleven electric, three non-electric. Sites may be reserved by the day, week, month or season. Reasonable prices.
Boat Launch- Dirt ramp, limited parking. Entire lake is no-wake.
Fishing- No information available. Black Lake is not listed on lake-link.com.
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- June 2012
Additional Facilities- none
Maintained by- Oceana County
More- Michigan DNR Oceana County Lakes
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