MNR will temporarily close the East Bay Hubbard Lake boating access site in Alcona County starting Monday

The East Bay Hubbard Lake boating access site in Alcona County will temporarily close starting Monday, June 13 for site improvements that will make it safer for boaters to enter and exit Hubbard Lake. some water.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will replace all deteriorated concrete ramp boards. Work is expected to last until July 11, although the DNR is aiming for an earlier completion date.

“In preparation for the July 4 holiday, the construction team is working hard to complete the project ahead of time,” said Harrisville State Park Supervisor Eric Ostrander. “We will provide a progress update by June 28 on the DNR Closures page.”

The following locations also provide access to Hubbard Lake:

  • North End Hubbard Lake Park and Boat Launch, located off Hubert Road and maintained by the Township of Caledonia.
  • South Bay Hubbard Lake boating access site, located off Mt. Mariah Road and managed by Harrisville State Park.

Anyone planning to visit the East Bay Hubbard Lake boating access site is encouraged to visit to see any planned changes to the reopening date. Additional information about trail closures and detours at MNR facilities, including national trails, boat ramps, parks and campgrounds, is also listed on this page.

This project is funded by the Michigan State Waterways Fund. The restricted fund, which comes from Michigan’s boat registration fees and marine fuel tax, helps finance the construction, operation and maintenance of public boating facilities.

For more details on the project, contact Eric Ostrander at 989-724-5126 or [email protected] Information about additional boating resources is available at

Note to editors: A companion photo of the current East Bay Hubbard Lake site is available below for download.

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