Welcome to the Dead River Storage Basin Dead River Campers, Inc. was created in the mid-1990s to negotiate in the purchase of land around the Dead River Hoist Basin. The Dead River Basin is located in the Upper Peninsula (U.P.) of Michigan. It spans across Negaunee, Ishpeming, and Champion Townships of Marquette County. There are 399 shareholders that belong to Dead River Campers. The goal of our website is to provide our shareholders with a quick and convenient access to a variety of resources and information.


Our offices are located at:

213 Pearl Street, Ishpeming

(between Willey's Tire Shop and Mama Mia's Restaurant)


You can reach us at (906) 485-1975


The DRCI Board of Directors would like to thank Dr. Bruce Turino for his years of service as a board member. We would also like to thank Lee Woods and Dave Siik for running for the open seat on the board.  We would like to take this opportunity to welcome Lee Woods to the DRCI Board of Directors for a 4 year term and thank Dave Siik for his interest in improving life on the basin.




Election Results:

213 Votes Cast

Lee Woods     115

Dave Siik         98