State Parks in Michigan To Visit

Michigan, known as the Great Lakes State, touches four Great Lakes, with 3,288 linear miles of freshwater shoreline.

They offer visitors a wide range of activities and natural landscapes, making them popular destinations for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.

• Michigan has 103 state parks and recreation areas, with more in progress. • Michigan has over 350,000 acres of land in its state parks.

Fun Facts about Michigan’s State Park System

• Michigan has over 1,000 miles of trails within its State Parks System. • In Michigan, you’re never more than a half hour from a state park, state forest campground, or state trail system.

• Vehicle access to Michigan State Parks requires entry fees referred to as the Michigan State Park Recreation Passport, which you can purchase as an annual or day pass at the gate or online.

With over two million visitors annually, Holland State Park is a popular destination and one of Michigan’s most frequently visited state parks.

Holland State Park

It is a bit off-the-beaten-path, as once you leave the expressway, you’ll have about 30 miles on a two-lane highway to reach your destination. However, the drive gives you a chance to decompress.

Tawas Point State Park

It is the most popular of the state parks for camping and books the most camping nights of any location in the Michigan state park system.

Ludington State Park

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