The County received this parcel from the State of Michigan in 1952 under PA 451 Michigan's Natural resources and Environmental Protection Act.
The Simpson Road forest is a diverse forest with a multitude of forest types and tee species. Forest products have been intensively managed to produce red pine products and higher valued hardwood product.
From Mancelona: Travel west 3.5 miles on M-88. Go north 1/4 mile on Schuss Mountain Rd. to Simpson Rd. Go east on Simpson Rd. 1/4 mile. SW 1/4, Section 12 of Custer Township.
Acreage: 160 acres