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need a park pass

Nice little park, but you do need a park stamp on your liscense plate or a sticker for your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Georgia H
Cass City, Michigan
Great scenery and wonderful place to relax

This is a wonderful place for couples, families or friends to camp or just spend the day. Swimming... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Gaylord, Michigan
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7136 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735
+1 989-732-5485
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little park, but you do need a park stamp on your liscense plate or a sticker for your vehicle. They offer no day passes to this park. That is sad. They do have a nice parking lot close to the beach and there is...More

Thank Georgia H
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place for couples, families or friends to camp or just spend the day. Swimming, paddle boards and fishing are just some of the activities you can choose to partake in or just go for a pleasant walk. As always the people...More

Thank mynovangels
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and family have been visiting here for 40 plus years. We always camp in the south end. Very sandy lots with shade. South end has new earth friendly bathrooms and showers but...this year the showers were not good. If you wanted any pressure...More

Thank ReneeA35
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We love this campground! This is our 3rd year and plan on returning next year and beyond. I am giving a 4 on the review because of the north side bath house which we are using. The showers well 2 of the shower rooms have...More

Thank nolimitsdj
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

7/5-7/7/18. This state park was nice. Campsites needed to be leveled. Very little grass. The park was nice and clean. Beaches were very nice. Elect only however there was a dump station and water fill up site. The bathrooms on one side were old but...More

Thank StacyLevi
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My wife and I enjoyed the ease of access to the lake, and the park's accommodations (restrooms), before and after our little cruise.

Thank U624CDrobertg
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Great park! We were on site 1 and loved it. The park was across the street so it was easy to relax while the kiddos went out and about to play. Beautiful sunsets, great beaches! Kids were able to ride their bikes all over. Sites...More

Thank GMaike80
Reviewed 3 March 2018

One of my family and extended families favorite places to camp. We usually come in a group of 4-8 campers/fifth wheels; including at least 16 kids age range 1-17 in our group. They all go out on their bikes and we feel very safe allowing...More

Thank elizabethaG9349PG
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Spent four days camping. Large sites with some trees. Overall nice park but showers leave a lot to be desired. Understand water conservation but to on,y have a small stream of water it's very hard to wash your hair! Beach and lake are very pretty...More

Thank cdaidone
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Located within minutes off I-75 and the city of Gaylord. Many golf courses to choose from also just minutes away. All the sites look to be shaded which is a bonus in the summer, but with that being said, the sites are more dirt than...More

Thank rdkgtraveler
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26 June 2018|
Response from MichiganDNR | Property representative |
Yes, Pets are welcome on a 6-foot leash in Michigan state parks, park campgrounds, state forest (rustic) campgrounds, state forests, non-designated bathing beach areas, harbors and the majority of trails and boat launches.
Brock B
21 June 2018|
Response from MichiganDNR | Property representative |
Please call the park office for information about kayaking the lake 989-732-5485.