Sterling State Park


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Sterling State Park


Location:In Monroe County, northeast of I-75 Exit 15,
Facilities:256 modern campsites, picnic area, 2 picnic shelters, playground, 3 fishing piers, boat launch, multi-use trails (é).
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Michigan's only state park on Lake Erie, Park is along the major flyway for migratory birds and a great place to see waterfowl, raptors, song birds, and wetland plants.
Address:2800 State Park Rd
Monroe, MI 48162

Phone:734-289-2715
Web: www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=497
Size: 1,300 acres.

See other parks in Michigan.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Annual events: Tri On the Plains triathlon each June at North Sterling State Park; July Jamz on courthouse square Friday nights in July; 36th annual Sugar Beet Days festival and craft show in September; Pedal the Plains bicycle tour through town in September.
The creation of River Raisin National Battlefield Park is one more step forward for the region, as it continues to reclaim its historical and cultural assets: The River Raisin Heritage Trail connects Lake Erie, Sterling State Park (one of the top state parks in Michigan, welcoming more than 700,000 visitors each year), the battlefield, and Monroe's downtown.
And we've worked with state and national agencies to connect our site via trails to nearby Sterling State Park and the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge.