A visit to Clear Lake Education Center
is a step back in time. The Civilian
Conservation Corps (CCC) built the
camp in the late 1930's. The facilities,
nestled in a northern hardwoods
forest adjacent to Clear Lake, blend a
rustic feel with modern conveniences.
Why Clear Lake?
Clear Lake Education Center is a place for people
of all ages and abilities to come and connect with
the natural world. The programs we offer focus on
environmental sciences, cultural history, natural
resource careers, personal growth and team
Leave the bustle of the world behind as you reach
the quiet setting that comprises Clear Lake's 22
acres. Located on the Hiawatha National Forest,
20 miles south of Munising, the Center is the only
occupant on the shores of the beautiful waters of
This makes it the perfect secluded spot to get in
touch with the natural world. Wildlife abounds
with loons, wolves, bears and an abundance of
deer. Currently Clear Lake Education Center is
open from late April through late October.