Rifle River Recreation Area Maps

Lupton, MI

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Rifle River Recreation Area Description

Rifle River Recreation Area, a wilderness located within the AuSable State Forest, provides a variety of recreational opportunities. Formerly a private hunting and fishing retreat owned by the late H.M. Jewett, and then used as a field laboratory for fish and game research, the area now known as the Rifle River Recreation Area became a state park in 1963. The recreation area includes 7 lakes, 3 ponds and 7 miles of trout streams serving as the headwaters of the Rifle River. The park provides year-round recreational opportunities, including camping, picnicking, swimming, hiking, biking, paddli

: 44.422, -84.022
: 4,449 acres (18.00 km²)
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: Rifle River Recreation Area

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