Wilderness State Park


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Wilderness State Park


Location:In Emmet County, 11 miles west of Mackinaw City.
Facilities:250 modern campsites, 6 rustic cabins, 3 rustic bunkhouses (group use), picnic area, playground, multi-use trails (16 miles), boat launch, snowmobile area.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, bicycling (including mountain biking), hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, wildlife observation, birdwatching, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park features wilderness areas, 26 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, and 16 miles of trails. Much of the terrain is dense forest, and anyone going into the forest is advised to take a map and compass as it's easy to get lost there. (Some sections of the interior show little evidence of ever having been occupied by man.)
Address:903 Wilderness Park Dr
Carp Lake, MI 49718

Phone:231-436-5381
Web: www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=509
Size: 10,369 acres.

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At Mackinaw's Wilderness State Park, color development is reported at 75 percent -- at Hoeft State Park in Rogers City, red and orange hues predominate at 80 percent color development.
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Nearby Wilderness State Park is a popular spot in the winter, with cross-country ski trails and cabins often reserved a year or two ahead, for all winter sports enthusiasts.