LAKEPORT STATE PARK, Michigan


Lakeport State Park provides many camping opportunities with a total of 315 modern sites. A mile of beautiful Lake Huron beach is adjacent to the campgrounds providing for many water-oriented activities.

Camping and Day Use

A new campground unit consists of 56 sites and has black-top pads and large grassy lots. An organization camp site is provided for youth groups such as Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.

A large day use area is located one mile south of the campgrounds. A half-mile of beach frontage provides for many swimming and sunbathing opportunities. Change courts, bathroom facilities, a ball diamond, and picnic shelters are provided in this area. Groups may rent the picnic shelters for special activities.

Area Attractions

Many fine restaurants are available in the Lakeport, Port Huron and Lexington areas. The Blue Water Bridge, located in Port Huron, is the gateway to Canada. The Blue Water Festival takes place every year during the first half of July and is highlighted by the Port Huron to Mackinac Island sailboat race. Boat night precedes the big race the evening before the boats set sail.

In August, Port Huron offers a different kind of boat racing in the form of power boat races. Other attractions include boat shows, car shows, fishing contests, and the Gus Macker Basketball Tournaments.

Ten miles north, in Lexington, a new harbor provides 1000 feet of breakwall for pier fishing as well as a boat launch and charter trip availablitity. Some activities that are available in or around the park include berry picking, horseback riding, fishing, hiking and cross-country skiing.

The Port Huron State Game Area is within a 15 minute drive and provides opportunities for hiking year round and hunting in season.

For the shopper, Birchwood Mall is about five miles south of the park.


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