at 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.
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 lake-link.com)
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
Boat Launch- Michigan DNR
More- Michigan DNR Mason County Lakes