Lake Ruth is a very small lake located in Hawks, Michigan about 45 minutes from Alpena. The lake is one of the seven sister lakes (May, Nettie, Louisa, Ella, Emma, Anne, and Ruth)
The CR638 to Ocqueoc Falls Campground sector, a whitewater run on Ocqueoc River is 7 miles in distance. This close by run of whitewater is a type I-II(III). It may be said that this run of Ocqueoc River is a place for fun whitewater kayaking or rafting. Check the situation previous
to going on the whitewater, or else it's not safe and sound. Since you might be in a lake visiting mood you can always explore nearby Lake Louise.