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Forestry committee recommends new Saxon Harbor campground site


Map provided by Forest Administrator Eric Peterson

THE IRON County Forestry Committee decides Tuesday to recommend Location 2 on the above map for the new site of Saxon Harbor's campground, east of the marina. The shaded portions of the map are land Iron County already owns, while it's in the process of acquiring the blue-outlined part of the map.


HURLEY - With the Federal Emergency Management Agency's approval to move the campground at Saxon Harbor, the Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee voted Tuesday to recommend the Iron County Board of Supervisors choose a new location east of the harbor.

County Forestry and Parks Administrator Eric Peterson laid out two potential sites on the property for the campground.

"Location one is approximately 3.3 acres and is directly east of the harbor on top of the hill. Location two is about 3.8 acres and it's the next ravine - or hilltop - to the...

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