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|P25||Fisherman's Island State Park
P.O. Box 456, Bells Bay Rd., Charlevoix, MI 49720
|Fisherman's Island State Park features a large, rustic campground, scenic hiking areas and five miles of undeveloped Lake Michigan shoreline. Take US-31 south of Charlevoix and turn west on Bells Bay Road.|
|P31||Interlochen State Park
M-137, Interlochen, MI 49643
|Interlochen State Park is situated between two fishing and swimming lakes. In addition, the Interlochen National Music Camp adjacent to the park offers nightly musical performances by world-renowned artists from June through August. Take US-31 west of Traverse City seven miles to Interlochen, and go south on M-137 two miles.
|P32||Leelanau State Park
15310 N. Lighthouse Point Rd., Northport, MI 49670
|Leelanau State Park features a variety of natural attractions, including coastal dunes, rustic campsites along Lake Michigan and eight miles of hiking trails. Tours of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse are available during the summer. Go north of Traverse City on M-22 through Northport and take M-201 eight miles north.
|P33||Ludington State Park
P.O. Box 709, Ludington, MI 49431
616-843-8671 or 616-843-2423
|Ludington State Park has modern camping, six miles of Lake Michigan beach shoreline and the Great Lakes Visitor Center with day and evening interpretive programs. Other park features include a beach and boat launch on Hamlin Lake, miles of hiking trails and a unique canoe trail along the Hamlin Lake shoreline. From Ludington, take Lakeshore Drive north eight miles. Lakeshore Drive becomes M-116.
|P34||Charles Mears State Park
P.O. Box 370, W. Lowell St., Pentwater, MI 49449
|Charles Mears State Park is in the quaint village of Pentwater along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Paved campsite lots are surrounded by fine sand, and a swimming beach is adjacent to the harbor pier. From US-31, take the Pentwater exit and go west on Lowell Street.
|P35||Wm. Mitchell State Park
6093 E. M-115, Cadillac, MI 49601
|Located between Cadillac and Mitchell Lakes, William Mitchell State Park is a popular fishing and boating destination. The Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center is open year-round, showcasing the history of hunting and fishing in Michigan. The park is on M-115 west of Cadillac near the intersection with M-55.
|P38||Orchard Beach State Park
2064 Lakeshore Rd., Manistee, MI 49660
|Orchard Beach State Park is situated on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan. The park offers grassy picnic areas and modern campsites, with a stairway from the campground leading to the sandy Lake Michigan beach. A half-mile self-guided nature trail and two miles of hiking trails are adjacent to the campground. Take M-110 two miles north of Manistee.
|P40||Petoskey State Park
2475 M-119, Petoskey, MI 49712
|Petoskey State Park is situated on two miles of Little Traverse Bay and has easy access to both Petoskey and Harbor Springs. Take US-31 north of Petoskey to M-119 and go west one and a half miles.
|P44||Traverse City State Park
1132 US-31N., Traverse City, MI 49686
|Traverse City State Park has a quarter mile of sandy beach along the east arm of Grand Traverse Bay. The park is a perfect getaway for swimming, sunbathing, boating, fishing and camping. It also is close to many attractions in Traverse City. Take US-31 three miles east of downtown Traverse City.
|P45||Wilderness State Park
Box 380, Carp Lake, MI 49718
|Wilderness State Park is a nature lover's paradise, offering 26 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, 16 miles of hiking trails and nine rustic cabins, some of which are located on the Lake Michigan shoreline. Twelve miles of cross-country ski trails provide a winter wilderness experience. Take Wilderness Park Drive 11 miles west of Mackinaw City.
|P47||Young State Park
2280 Boyne City Rd,. Boyne City, MI 49712
|Young State Park is on Lake Charlevoix, a beautiful inland lake offering boaters access to Lake Michigan. From US-131, go west on M-75 through Boyne City and continue west two miles on Boyne City Road.
|Modern Campground||Electricity, flush toilets, showers and sanitation station.|
|Rustic Campground||Vault toilets and hand pump.|
|Equestrian Campground||Vault toilets and hand pump, hitching posts for horses.|
|Organization Campground||Vault toilets and hand pump, for organized groups (i.e. schools, church groups, scout troops).|
|Rustic Cabin||Varies in size and accommodates from four to twenty-four people, includes bunk beds, fireplace, vault toilets.|
|Mini-Cabin||Accommodates four people; includes bunk beds, electricity, table, located near showers and flush toilets.|
|Rent a Tent/Tepee||Tent or replica American Indian tepee sleeps four, includes cots, located near showers and flush toilets.|
|Picnic Area||Picnic tables and fire pits|
|Picnic Shelter||Available on first-come, first-served basis or by reservation, contact the park.|
|Playground||Variety of playground equipment for children.|
|Beach House||Provides clothes changing area for swimming.|
|Concession or Store||Provides food, drinks, snacks and supplies.|
|Boat Launch||Access for boating and fishing.|
|Hunting||In designated areas during hunting season; hunting license required.|
|Fishing||During fishing seasons; fishing license required.|
|Snowmobiling||In designated areas with at least 4" of snow on the ground.|
|Hiking||On designated trails.|
|Horseback Riding||On designated trails.|
|Cross-Country Skiing||On designated trails.|
|Visitor Center||Exhibits and audiovisual programs to orient visitors to Michigan's unique cultural and natural features.|
|Interpreter Program||Park Interpreters and Adventure Rangers offer guided nature programs.|