Wilson State Park

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Wilson State Park

Location:9 miles west of Sylvan Grove.
Facilities:135 utility campsites (99 with electric and water hookups; 36 electric-only sites), 100 non-utility sites, picnic/day use areas, shelters, trails (including @di trail), swimming beach and bathhouse, sand volleyball and basketball equipment and facilities, horseshoe pits, 5 boat ramp lanes, 2 courtesy docks (é), marina.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, sand volleyball, hiking, bicycling, hunting (on adjacent lands).
Special Features:Located in the heart of the Smoky Hills region, Wilson is considered by many to be Kansas' most beautiful park. The park and surrounding wildlife area offer opportunities to view and photograph deer, pheasant, waterfowl, and songbirds.
Address:Rt 1, Box 181
Sylvan Grove, KS 67481

Web: www.kdwp.state.ks.us/news/state_parks/locations/wilson
Size: 927 acres.

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Wilson State Park

Location:In Clare County, on the north end of Budd Lake, off US 1-27 at the Harrison exit.
Facilities:160 modern campsites, rental cottage, organization campground, picnic area and shelter (é), beach house, boat launch ramp.
Activities:Camping, boating, water-skiing, fishing, swimming, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing.
Special Features:Park is located on Budd Lake, a 175-acre lake known for its muskie fishing. This was originally the site of the Wilson Brothers Sawmill and Company Store, which thrived in the late 1800s.
Address:910 N 1st St
PO Box 333
Harrison, MI 48625

Web: www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=510
Size: 36 acres.

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Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Clare County's Wilson State Park once belonged to three lumber mill owners: brothers Farwell and William Hotchkiss Wilson and their cousin William Henry Wilson.