List of Michigan State Parks
Algonac State Park 1,500 acres and has a half-mile of St. Clair River frontage. One of the park's major attractions is viewing freighters of the world along the St. Clair River frontage. Algonac State Park is located near Marine City, MI
Aloha State Park is near Cheboygan MI
Baraga State Park offers a handful of recreations for the outdoor enthusiast. Baraga State Park is situated a quarter mile south of Baraga and overlooks scenic Keweenaw Bay of Lake Superior
Bewabic State Park is located on a chain of lakes providing prime fishing opportunities. Bewabic State Park is located at Crystal Falls, MI
Brimley State Park exhibits 151 acres of outdoor recreation on the shore of Lake Superior's Whitefish Bay. Brimley State Park is located in Brimley, MI
Burt Lake State Park is on the southeast corner of Burt Lake with 2000 feet of sandy beaches. Burt Lake State Park is located in Indian River, MI
Cambridge Junction Historic State Park is the site of Walker Tavern, a major stopping place for stagecoaches traveling between Detroit and Chicago. Cambridge Junction Historic State Park is located in Brooklyn, MI.
Cheboygan State Park is located on the Straits of Mackinac, Cheboygan State Park has a system of well-marked trails that provide access to scenic Lake Huron and views of historic Cheboygan Point lighthouse ruins. Cheboygan State Park is located in Cheboygan, MI
Clear Lake State Park encompasses 2/3 of the Clear Lake's shoreline. The park has a sandy beach and a shallow swimming area that is ideal for children
Coldwater Lake State Park is located in Coldwater, MI
Colonial Michilimackinac Historic State Park is an open-air historical museum that has a reconstructed 1715 French fur trading village and military outpost, and Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, is located within Michilimackinac State Park. The lighthouse was built in 1890, to serve in the water of the Mackinaac Straits, both Michigan State Parks are located in Mackinaw City, Michigan.
Craig Lake State Park is the most remote state park in the system. It spans more than 6,900 acres in Baraga County, has six lakes, a 7-mile hiking trail, granite cliffs, and excellent fishing. Craig Lake State Park is located in Champion, MI
Dodge #4 State Park has a sandy beach and a one-mile shoreline on Cass Lake. Dodge #4 State Park is located in Waterford, MI
Duck Lake State Park is a 728-acre day use park located along the shoreline of Lake Michigan, featuring a towering sand dune. Duck Lake State Park is located in North Muskegon, MI
Fayette Historic State Park and historic townsite near Fayette. Fayette Historic State Park was the site of an industrial community that manufactured charcoal pig iron between 1867 and 1891. The town has been reconstructed into a living museum showing what life was like in this town in the late 1800s.
Fisherman's Island State Park has five miles of unspoiled Lake Michigan shoreline. The park also encompasses a tiny island, Fisherman's Island. Fisherman's Island State Park is located just south of Charlevoix MI
Fort Wilkins Historic State Park is located one mile east of Copper Harbor, MI Fort Wilkins Historic State Park features a restored 1844 military outpost and one of the first lighthouses on Lake Superior. Copper Harbor Lighthouse Boat Tours are available.
Grand Haven State Park is a 48 acre park with beautiful sandy beach on the shore of Lake Michigan. Grand Haven State Park consists entirely of beach sand and provides scenic views of Lake Michigan, Grand Haven pier and the lighthouse.
Grand Mere State Park has 1000 acres of beautiful woods and sand dunes, with 985 acres of hiking trails, and over 1 mile of Lake Michigan shoreline. Grand Mere State Park is located near Stevensville, MI
Harrisville State Park is a heavily wooded day-use state park nestled in a stand of pine and cedar trees, on the shore of Lake Huron. Harrisville State Park is located in Harrisville, MI
Hart-Montague Trail State Park has a paved 22-mile Hart-Montague Trail, and is one of Michigan's great rural rail trails. Scenic overlooks and picnic areas are located along Hart-Montague Trail State Park.
Hartwick Pines State Park consists of an area of 9,672 acres, and features a 49-acre forest of Old Growth Pines and logging museum. Hartwick Pines Logging Museum is located along the Old Growth Forest Foot Trail, a 1/4 mile walk from the Visitor Center.
Hayes State Park is bordered by a group of inland lakes. Hayes State Park is a water- based recreation area in the heart of Michigan's Irish Hills. Hayes State Park is located in Onsted, MI
Historic Mill Creek State Park is located in Mackinaw City. This state park, nature preserve, and historic site offers an example of life in the 1700's as the industrial age began.
Hoeft State Park sits along the Lake Huron shoreline. This park has a paved non-motorized trail that connects the park to Huron Sunrise Trail which stretches to Rogers City and ends at the world's largest open pit limestone mine. Hoeft State Park is located in Rogers City, MI .
Hoffmaster State Park is where you can get a bird痴-eye view of Lake Michigan and the towering sand dunes along its shores. The main attraction of Hoffmaster State Park is the observation deck at the top of the Dune Climb Stairway. Hoffmaster State Park is located in Muskegon, MI
Holland State Park is divided into two separate units: one on Lake Michigan and the other along Lake Macatawa. Holland State Park features several sand dune areas, nature trails, as well as views of Holland Harbor and the Big Red Lighthouse. Holland State Park is the most used park in the Michigan State Park system. Holland State Park is located four miles west of Holland, MI.
Indian Lake State Park is the fourth largest inland lake in the Upper Peninsula with an area of 8400 acres. The area around Indian Lake State Park is a playground for the sportsman and outdoor recreationist. Indian Lake State Park is located on Indian Lake, 12 miles west of Manistique, MI.
Interlochen State Park is a 200-acre park, located on two well-known fishing lakes: Green Lake and Duck Lake. Interlochen State Park is located in Interlochen, MI
Kal-Haven Trail State Park is a multi-use park with a 34-mile crushed limestone trail from Kalamazoo to South Haven. The trail highlights camelback bridge and a covered bridge.
Lake Gogebic State Park sits on the shore of lake Gogebic Lake, covers 360 acres and nearly a mile of lake frontage. Gogebic State Park is located in Marenisco, MI.
Lakelands Trail State Park, gravel/asphalt trail 13 miles long, very popular for biking, hiking, and horseback riding. Lakelands Trail State Park is located in Hamburg Township
Lakeport State Park on Lake Huron has two distinct units separated by the village of Lakeport. Lakeport State Park provides southeast Michigan residents access to the Great Lakes. Lakeport State Park located in Lakeport, MI
Leelanau State Park offers a Lighthouse Museum (Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum) and 1350 acres along Lake Michigan. Leelanau State Park is at the tip of the little finger on the beautiful Leelanau Peninsula. Leelanau State Park is located near Northport, MI
Ludington State Park located just north of Ludington, you値l discover scenic sand dunes, hardwood forests, beaches and nearly seven miles of Lake Michigan.
Mackinac Island State Park is the first state park in Michigan. Mackinac Island State Park contains Fort Mackinac and Fort Holmes, other historic buildings, historic sites, and limestone caves and rock formations. Mackinac Island State Park is located in Lake Huron just east of the Straits of Mackinac.
Maybury State Park gives people in the nearby metropolitan area an opportunity to get involved in outdoor recreation activities. Maybury State Park is located in Northville, Michigan
McLain State Park is located on the shore of Lake Superior, in the Keweenaw Peninsula, halfway between the historic towns of Hancock and Calumet. This area is known as the Breakwaters, known to some locals as just the "Breakers."
Mears State Park is located in in Pentwater, Michigan along the shores of Lake Michigan.
Meridian-Baseline State Park is an 88-acre landlocked area that contains the intersection of the principal meridian and the baseline used for the Michigan Survey, which is marked with a small monument. The park is not accessible to the public, but is being preserved for its historic value.
Mitchell State Park is situated on a historic canal between Lake Mitchell and Lake Cadillac.
Muskallonge Lake State Park is a 217-acre park situated between the shores of Muskallonge Lake and Lake Superior. This state park is known for its forests, lakes and streams. Muskallonge Lake State Park is located 28 miles northwest of Newberry MI
Muskegon State Park has over 1165 acres on Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake. Muskegon State Park in Muskegon, Michigan
Negwegon State Park hosts a beautiful undeveloped sandy beach on Lake Huron. Negwegon State Park in Harrisville, MI
Newaygo State Park sits atop 20-foot embankments overlooking the Hardy Dam Pond. Newaygo State Park is located in Newaygo, MI
North Higgins Lake State Park sits on the north shore of Higgins Lake and on what was once the world's largest seedling nursery. North Higgins Lake State Park is located in Roscommon, MI
Onaway State Park is on Black Lake, with sand cobblestone beaches, unique rock out-croppings and beautiful scenery. Onaway State Park is located in Onaway, MI
Orchard Beach State Park is situated on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, spectacular sunsets can be viewed. Orchard Beach State Park is located near Manistee, MI
Otsego Lake State Park is a quiet, secluded park shaded by large oak, maple and pine trees. The area provides more than half a mile of sandy beach. Otsego Lake State Park is located in Gaylord, MI
Palms Book State Park the natural attraction is Kitch-iti-kipi. Two hundred feet across, and 40-feet deep Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan's largest freshwater spring. Palms Book State Park is located at Thompson MI
Petoskey State Park is located on the north end of Little Traverse Bay is situated on 303 scenic acres. Petoskey State Park is located between Harbor Springs and Petoskey, MI
Porcupine Mountains State Park Michigan's largest state park has 60,000 acres of rivers, lakes and the largest virgin hardwood-hemlock forest in the United States. Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park (Porkies) is 15 miles west of Ontonagon, Michigan
Port Crescent State Park has three miles of sandy shoreline on Lake Huron's Saginaw Bay, a popular state park for shoreline fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, birding, and hunting. Port Crescent State Park is located in Port Austin, MI
Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park Take a journey into the Past. Discover the Sanilac Petroglyphs, the only known such rock carvings in Michigan attributed to Native American Indians. Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park is located in Cass City, Michigan
Saugatuck Dunes State Park is a 1120 acre day-use state park with coastal dunes that are over 200 feet tall. Saugatuck Dunes State Park is located on Lake Michigan between Saugatuck and Holland, Michigan
Seven Lakes State Park historically known as the DeCoup Lake has rolling hills, beautiful lakes and a sandy beach. The dam, formed one large lake from seven small lakes. Seven Lakes State Park is located minutes near Holly MI
Silver Lake State Park area is unique in that it includes dune country and acres of mature forest. Silver Lake State Park contains more than four miles of Lake Michigan shoreline with 450-acre off-road vehicle area, and is the only state park that allows ORV/ATV use within a state park. Silver Lake State Park is located near Mears, MI
Sleeper State Park boasts densely wooded old dune ridges and acres of forest and wetlands on the Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron. Sleeper State Park is located in Caseville, MI
Sleepy Hollow State Park has 2600 acres and Lake Ovid, a 410 acre lake nestled in the middle of it all. Sleepy Hollow State Park is convenient to Michigan's capitol city Lansing. Fishing for tiger muskellunge, northern pike, small and largemouth bass, bluegill, sunfish, crappie, rock bass, perch, catfish, and bullheads is one of the park's most popular pastimes. There are 16 miles of hiking trails, 8 miles of horse trails, 8 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails, snowmobiling is allowed in the west end of the park. Sleepy Hollow State Park is located north of Lansing MI
South Higgins Lake State Park is a 1,000-acre park split in half by County Road 100. To the north is Higgins Lake and to the south is Marl Lake and 700 acres forested in maple, oak and pine. South Higgins Lake State Park contains almost one mile of shoreline along Higgins Lake. South Higgins Lake State Park is located near Roscommon, MI
Sterling State Park offers great recreational opportunities such as: miles of trails, and over one mile of beach front. Sterling State Park is in southeast Michigan on Lake Erie's Brest Bay, and is the only state park on Lake Erie. Sterling State Park is located near Monroe, MI
Straits State Park has an observation plaform that gives visitors a panoramic view overlooking the Mackinac Bridge in St. Ignance, Michagan. Straits State Park is located in St. Ignace, MI
Tahquamenon Falls State Park has 50,000 acres, stretching over 13 miles between Lake Superior and Whitefish Bay. WATERFALLS: The Upper Falls is one of the largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi, has a drop of nearly 50 feet, more than 200 feet across and a water flow of more than 50,000 gallons per second. Tahquamenon Falls State Park is the second largest of Michigan's state parks, located in Paradise, MI
Tawas Point State Park located in East Tawas is referred to as the "Cape Cod of the Midwest." the sandy peninsula has attracted migratory birds for centuries. In the park is the Tawas Point Lighthouse, a true representative of a Victorian-era style light station on the Great Lakes.
Thompson's Harbor State Park is an undeveloped park situated along seven and a half miles of Lake Huron shoreline. Thompson's Harbor State Park is located in Rogers City, MI
Traverse City State Park is only two miles from downtown Traverse City MI. Traverse City State Park is a developed, 47 acre, urban park that features a quarter mile of beautiful beach on the East Arm of the Grand Traverse Bay.
Tri-Centennial State Park and Harbor is the only state park located in an urban area, Detroit, MI. Tri-Centennial State Park and Harbor consist of the former city-owned St. Aubin Park and Marina. Tri-Centennial State Park is located just east of downtown Detroit in the Near-East Riverfront, it covers 31 acres on the Detroit River, and includes a 52-slip harbor of refuge, A 63-foot conical brick light tower marks the harbor entrance.
Twin Lakes State Park is located in Toivola, MI.
Van Buren State Park has 400 acres of land located along the Lake Michigan shoreline, with high dune formations. Van Buren State Park is located in South Haven, MI
Van Buren Trail State Park, also known as Trail State Park, is an unimproved rail trail running along a former railroad right-of-way between Hartford and South Haven. The main entrance to the Van Buren Trail State Park is through Van Buren State Park.
Van Riper State Park is a 1044-acre park that has a popular swimming beach on Lake Michigamme, hiking trails and fishing spots in the heart of moose country. Van Riper State Park is located 35 miles west of Marquette MI
Warren Dunes State Park 1,950 acres recreation area, includes 2.5 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, also the park has a dune formation that rises 260 feet above the lake, excellent for hang gliding. Warren Dunes State Park is located near Sawyer, MI
Warren Woods State Park is home to the last climax beech-maple forest in Michigan, which occupies 200 acres; the remaining area consists of floodplain oak-hickory forest. This park has 3.5 miles of hiking trails, which lead into the forest and follow the Galien River. Birders cite the park as a particularly good place to spot pileated woodpeckers. Because of the size and age of the trees, and the rarity of the ecosystem, the area has been designated since 1967 as a National Natural Landmark in Sawyer, MI
Wells State Park is located on Green Bay about 30 miles south of Escanaba MI
White Pine Trail State Park is Michigan's longest rail/trail stretching a distance of just 92 miles. White Pine Trail State Park is located in Cadillac, Michigan
Wilderness State Park in Mackinaw City,
Wilson State Park is the site of the Wilson Brothers Sawmill and Company Store, which thrived in the late 1800s. Wilson State Park has 36 wooded acres with a sandy beach on Budd Lake, Wilson State Park is located on the north end of Budd Lake
Young State Park is located on Lake Charlevoix, an inland lake offering boaters access to Lake Michigan.
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