• 28Deepest Depth
  • Ownership
    Private
  • Acreage
    174
  • Counties: Baraga County
  • Fish: Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass
  • Interesting facts: Teddy Roosevelt was a frequent visitor of Fence Lake.
Hospitals
(906) 486-4431
901 Lakeshore Dr
Ishpeming, MI 49849
Airports
Sawyer International Airport
125 Ave G, Gwinn, MI 49841
51 miles away
Edward F Johnson Airport
Ishpeming, MI 49849
37 miles away
About Fence Lake
Located in Baraga County, Michigan

Fence Lake is a 310-acre lake located in Spurr Township (Baraga County), Michigan. It is nestled in Michigan's remote Upper Peninsula, roughly 36 miles from the Wisconsin border.

The Austin Straubel International Airport is the closest, sitting 172 miles south in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The nearest location for emergency care is the Dickinson County Hospital, 70 miles south in Iron Mountain, Michigan.

A Serene Scene

Nestled in the eastern corner of the Ottawa National Forest, this idyllic escape is perfect for those seeking to experience nature to the fullest. There are restrictions prohibiting motor size, jet skis, and hours when motors can be used. Paddlesports like canoeing or kayaking are popular here because of the immersion one gets when paddling through nature.

Nature watching is another pastime enjoyed here, with moose, bears, loons, eagles, and deer roaming these woods. Fishing is one of the most popular activities, with species like trout, smallmouth bass, and perch being in abundance in the water.

Why Fence Lake?

If you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and head to a picturesque patch of woods, then consider Fence Lake the perfect match!