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|P3||Brimley State Park
Rt.2, Box 202, Brimley, MI 49715
|Brimley features a 270-site modern campground with large, grassy campsites. Also has a mini-cabin and a beautiful swimming beach on Lake Superior's Whitefish Bay. A scenic view of the Canadian highlands can be seen north of the park. Take 6 mile road one mile east of Brimley.|
|P5||Father Marquette National Memorial
720 Church St., St. Ignance, MI 49781
|This national memorial and museum honors the Jesuit priest who established Michigan's first permanent settlement. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day. Take US-2 half a mile west of the intersection with I-75.
|P6||Fayette State Historic Park
13700 13.25¼ Lane, Garden, MI 49835
|Features a restored iron smelting company town from circa 1867-1891. Take US-2 to Garden Corners and go south on M-183 17 miles.
|P8||Indian Lake State Park
Rt.2, Box 2500, Manistique, MI 49854
|Located on a mile of sandy beach, Indian Lake State Park offers recreation for swimmers, anglers and campers. Take US-2 to Thompson and head north on M-149 three miles. Go east for half a mile on County Road 442.
|P8-A||Indian Lake State Park (WEST)||The West Unit offers secluded and sheltered campsites approximately a half mile from the lake. Take M-149 and proceed three miles north of the Indian Lake Main Unit.
|P12||Muskallonge Lake State Park
Rt.1, Box 245, Newberry, MI 49868
|Situated between the shores of Muskallonge Lake and Lake Superior, this park is known for its forests, lakes and streams. Rock hunters frequent the Lake Superior Shoreline in search of agates. Take M-123 north of Newberry four miles to County Road 407. Follow 407 West 24 miles.
|P13||Palms Book State Park
Rt.2, Box 2500, Manistique, MI 49854
|The home of Michigan's largest spring, "Kitch-iti-kipi." The 40 foot deep spring can be viewed from a self-operated observation raft. Take Us-2 to Thompson and go 11 miles north on M-149.
|P15||Straits State Park
720 Church St., St. Ignace, MI 49781
|Near boat lines serving Mackinac Island, one of the most popular tourist areas in Michigan. The park has an observation platform and a number of campsites that offer stunning views of the Mackinac Bridge and the Straits of Mackinac. Take I-75 to US-2 and exit at Church Street. Go south on Church Street for a quarter of a mile.
|P16||Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Star Rt.48, Box 225, Paradise, MI 49768
|The Upper Falls of Tahquamenon Falls State Park is one of the largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi, with a drop of 50 feet and a width of 200 feet. The Lower Falls is a series of smaller waterfalls cascading around an island. The parks's 40,000 acres also feature one of Michigan's largest old-growth forest stands. Take M-123 25 miles north of Newberry or 12 miles west of Paradise.
|P16-A||Tahquamenon Falls S.P. (River Unit)||This portion of the park offers a scenic, secluded campground, as well as a launch site for canoes and boats. Take M-123 five miles south of Paradise.
|P19||Wagner Falls Scenic Site
Rt.2 Box 2500, Manistique, MI 49854
|This scenic waterfall is nestled among virgin pine and hemlock trees. Travel one mile east of Munising on M-28 and a quarter mile west on M-94.
|| No Camping. No services.
|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.|