Yankee Springs Recreation Area

Yankee Springs Recreation Area


Location:In Barry County. From US-131 Exit 61, go 7 miles east on M-179, then south 1 mile on Briggs Road.
Facilities:200 modern campsites (on Gun Lake; @di), 120 rustic campsites (at Deep Lake), equestrian campground with 25 sites, youth organization campground, picnic areas and shelters (é), playground, hiking trails (30 miles), mountain bike trails (12 miles), equestrian trails (9 miles), Nordic ski trails (10 miles), snowmobile area, fishing pier (é), boat launch sites (é), concession/store (é).
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, wildlife observation, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park has nine lakes within its boundaries, two public beaches, and an extensive trail system. Special points of interest accessible from the trails include the Graves Hill scenic overlook and a glacially carved kettle formation called the Devil's Soupbowl.
Address:2104 S Briggs Rd
Middleville, MI 49333

Phone:269-795-9081
Web: www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=511
Size: 5,200 acres.

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