Higgins Lake HUC 4060102010010

Archived Superfund Sites
(EPA) - Listing of archived superfund sites by Michigan County.

Biological Survey of the Muskegon and West Branch Muskegon Rivers in Clare, Missaukee and Roscommon Counties
1994 - (MDEQ)

Biological Survey of the Upper Muskegon River in Missaukee and Roscommon Counties
1989 - (MDEQ)

Effects of Residential Development on the Water Quality of Higgins Lake
1995-99 study of the effects of residential development on the water quality of Higgins Lake.

Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine Roscommon County

Evaluation of Removing the Higgins Lake-Level Control Structure
Muskegon River Higgins Lake HIA Grant UM subcontract May 2015

General Land Office Plats – Roscommon Co.
(MDNR) - plat maps derived from original surveyor notes of the State of Michigan conducted in early to mid 1800s. You can click on each specific township for local information.

Higgins Lake Watershed Management Plan
(Huron Pine RC&D) a management plan for nonpoint source pollution reduction.

Houghton Lake – 2021-2022 Fisheries Surveys Report
Houghton Lake – 2021-2022 Fisheries Surveys Report Mark A. Tonello Fisheries Management Biologist January 2023 Houghton Lake is a natural lake of glacial origin located in west-central Roscommon County. The unincorporated communities of Houghton Lake, Houghton Lake Heights, and Prudenville are located along the southern shore of the lake. Houghton Lake has a surface area of 20,075 acres, making it Michigan’s largest inland lake. The maximum depth of Houghton Lake is 22 feet, and the average depth is 8.4 feet (Clark et al. 2004). Houghton Lake lies in the Muskegon River Watershed and its outflow essentially forms the Muskegon River

Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources Status of the Fishery Resource Report, Muskegon River Watershed, Higgins Lake, Fall 2020
Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources Status of the Fishery Resource Report Higgins Lake Roscommon and Crawford Counties Muskegon River Watershed; last surveyed fall 2020, Mark A. Tonello, Fisheries Management Biologist