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.

Reward Offered:


Reward offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) who trespassed onto the Noordyk property and shot their horse.  Anyone with information, please contact your local police department.



DRCI believes that we must watch out for our neighbors. We thank you for making the Dead River Basin a truly special place to live.