Sleeper State Park is located on M-25, 5 miles northeast of Caseville on the thumb's beautiful shoreline.

Camping and Day Use

The park contains over 723 acres of land for the enjoyment of the public and is adjacent to the 2,200 acre Rush Lake State Game Area.

One half mile of sandy beach on Lake Huron's Saginaw Bay is a major feature of Albert E. Sleeper State Park. The shallow warm waters make the beach one of the finest in the state. The beach/day use area features a modern beachhouse, a rentable shelter, play areas, grills, and picnic tables. The beach/day use area is open from 8am to 10pm daily.

The state park campground has 280 modern campsites. There is an electrical outlet, firepit, and picnic table for each site. Three toilet/shower buildings have flush toilets and hot water showers. Advance reservations are highly recommended during the summer months.

The park has 4.5 miles of hiking and bicycle trails. During the fall, colors are spectacular.

More than four miles of maintained trails are available to those who wish to hike. These trails pass through a variety of habitats and are directly accessible from the campground. Vault toilets are available along the routes.

Saginaw Bay provides excellent Perch, Walleye, Salmon, and Lake Trout fishing. Hundreds of boats take advantage of the many boat launches in the Caseville area. Many fishing Tournaments, small town festivals, art fairs, and events are scheduled in the vicinity of the park throughout the year.


The picnic shelter in the day use area may be rented by groups. The shelter is rented on a first come basis after January 1st of each year.

Reservations are recommended for camping during the summer season. They may be made by phone, mail or in person anytime after January 1, for that year. There is a $4.00 fee for each reservation.

Hunting is allowed in a remote area of the park that is well posted for such use.

Outdoor Center

The Outdoor Center at Sleeper State Park is operated in co-operation with the National Wildlife Education Foundation. It features wilderness, a complete kitchen, and a dining hall. Catering to school groups, churches, and organizations, and providing outdoor experiences to youth. Groups up to 120 may rent the facility. Call 313-755-5060 for information.

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