Liked it so much we decided to move to a. new site and stay an extra night. Approx. Explore the homes with Waterfront that are currently for sale in Harrison, MI, where the average value of homes with Waterfront is $80,000. small store for necessities, nice clean campsites, dog friendly,beach, botche ball, small 3 wheelers bikes to rent, Great camp sites. Super clean park throughout. $245,000 4 Beds 2 Baths 1,590 Sq Ft. Harrison Lake was important in the early history of British Columbia as one of the water links on the Douglas Road, which accessed the goldfields of the upper Fraser during the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush of 1858-60. For lake in Glacier National Park, Montana, see, "BC Coroners Service, Accidental Drowning Deaths, 2008-2015",,, Articles using infobox body of water without alt, Articles using infobox body of water without pushpin map alt, Articles using infobox body of water without image bathymetry, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 October 2020, at 12:43. Quite clean showers and bathrooms. Jumping Pillow, WiFi, Paddle Boats, Minigolf, Swimming, Bicycling and more, From Cleveland, Ohio:Take the turnpike to Exit 3, take 108 North to U.S. 20Take a left on U.S. 20 through Fayette to County Road 27Turn left and go 2 miles to the parkFrom Columbus, Ohio:Take Route 23 North to 15 & 75 to Route 6. Many trees provide good shade although not for all sites. Rent a whole home for your next weekend or holiday. It is about 60 km (37 mi) in length and at its widest almost 9 km (5.6 mi) across. A word of warning it is a large, 60 kilometer long, glacier-fed lake and the water can be very cold. Approx. Harrison Lake is much longer than it appears when you look at it from Harrison Hot Springs, at 60 kilometers long it covers over 200 square kilometers. The population was 2,114 at the 2010 census. Our camp store has all those last minute items you either forgot, or didn’t know you were going to need! All Rights Reserved. Harrison Lake is the largest lake in the southern Coast Mountains of Canada, being about 250 square kilometres (95 mi²) in area. The salmon habitat in the Harrison Basin is an example of a crucial salmon system that has somehow remained pristine. Harrison is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. Met many friendly people. From our campground, you will find easy access to Clare County’s many recreational facilities. Non-powered watercraft and boats with electric motors only are permitted on the lake. This swamp (120 miles long and 30 to 40 miles wide) became known as the Great Black Swamp due to the color of the soil and dark shade beneath the giant trees. 5869 E TOWNLINE LAKE RD Harrison, Michigan 1500' on Pond . Lake is smaller but nice. This abundance of salmon draws in 1000's of Bald Eagles every fall making the Harrison River the 3rd largest gathering place of Bald Eagles in North America. Sq Ft. 1694. Listing by Five Star Real Estate. This mysterious area contained towering trees, soggy black soil and was a haven for the swamp rattlesnake (or massassauga, as it is also known). 2 Bedrooms - 1 Baths. Restrooms located close toevery campgrounds, Who'd expect to find such a great camping and activity oasis in the middle of farm country Ohio? Originally, Lake Erie was much larger than it is today--stretching from western New York to Fort Wayne, Indiana. You will find 9 golf courses in close proximity to Countryside Campground & Cabins! Very little remains of that once great swamp, but the park still harbors unique natural features associated with wetlands. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in Canada. If you like to get away from it all … come join us for some fun and relaxation at Countryside Campground and Cabins in Harrison, Michigan. Note: Would suggest the North campground as sites are more spacious. Mid-lake between the Silver River and Twenty-Mile Bay is the northern end of the lake's longest and largest island, aptly named Long Island, 9.5 km long, 2.6 km wide. The campground features showers, flush toilets, a dump station and sites designated for campers with pets. Wonderful fishing. 2 1&Mac218;2 miles West of Fayette on U.S. 20 to County Road 27.Left (South) to County Road MN, Left to entranceFrom Wauseon, Ohio:Take 20A to Route 66, North on 66 to County Road M.West on County Road M to South entrance of the park. While it is now a freshwater lake, thousands of years ago it was not a lake at all, but an arm of the sea. Liked it so much we decided to move to a new site and stay an extra night. Halfway down Harrison Lake on its eastern shore is the valley of the Silver River, also known as the Big Silver River, one of its tributaries being the Little Silver. Beach is small but clean and safe. Enjoyed our first visit to peaceful Harrison Lake State Park this weekend. Two shelter houses are available on a first-come, first-served basis or may be reserved with a deposit. There are three hot springs along the shores of the lake or near it, including near Port Douglas, at Clear Creek, a tributary of Silver River, and at Harrison Hot Springs. Liked it so much we decided to move to a new site and stay an extra night. Today's Ohio-Michigan boundary is the one agreed upon in 1836. Met many friendly people. Super clean park throughout. Bathhouse will be open, but we encourage those that have self-contained RV’s to use your own facilities. It is about 60 km (37 mi) in length and at its widest almost 9 km (5.6 mi) across. clean and safe to access without navigating too much Park traffic. Harrison Lake is the largest lake in the southern Coast Mountains of Canada, being about 250 square kilometres (95 mi²) in area. The lake may impose a higher risk to recreational users than other BC lakes as it is colder than many of the lakes in the surrounding areas. Legal. The restored barn on the premises houses a restaurant featuring country-style cooking., ©2019 - Countryside Campground and Cabins. We are located within a minute of peaceful, downtown Harrison. Had Congress favored Michigan's claim in that year, Harrison Lake State Park may have become a Michigan State Park! Phone: 604.796.5581 The other main island of any size in the lake is Echo Island, 4 km long and 2.2 km wide. 2 near Archbold, is a colorful reminder of the life in early Ohio. East of the lake are the Lillooet Ranges while to the west are the Douglas Ranges. The 15-acre complex includes an 1860s home and barnyard, the Craft Village where talented artisans display their skills, and a museum displaying antique tools and farm implements. Enjoyed our first visit to peaceful Harrison Lake State Park this weekend. Its southern end, at the resort community of Harrison Hot Springs, is c. 95 km east of downtown Vancouver. A launch ramp provides access to the lake. As well, storms can make the lake a dangerous place to be, so exercise caution and common sense. As Lake Erie receded to its present size, the area formerly under water reverted to swamplands. Good catches of largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie, bluegill, bullhead catfish, northern pike and carp can be taken from Harrison Lake. fun activi?, great for picknicks. website designed, hosted & maintained by. [3] There is an initiative underway to post warning signs about the lake's colder water that can impose a hypothermic risk to swimmers who attempt swimming far distances away from the safety of the shore as well as shock, swelling of lungs, and drowning.[4]. Will definitely be back. 4084 CRANBERRY LAKE ROAD, Harrison, MI 48625.