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.

See other parks in Michigan.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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We took day trips to Mackinac Island, to the Lake Michigan beaches between Cross Village and Wilderness State Park, and to other boys' camps on Douglas Lake and Burt Lake for competitive games.
The few populations where we did find EF (two sites at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Wilderness State Park, Ml and one site near Marquette, MI) had relatively low levels of infection (20-50%).
During the summer of 2005 we conducted a survey of EF infection in Ammophila breviligulata from natural populations in five Michigan state parks located along the shore of Lake Michigan (i.e., Petoskey, Saugatuck, Van Buren, Warren Dunes and Wilderness State Parks).
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