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Port Crescent State Park

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Address: 1775 Port Austin Road, Port Austin, MI 48467
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Great campground

We stayed for 3 nights in summer of 2016. Campground is very busy at this time of year. All campsites are within walking distance to the beach area, so you don't have to be on on... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Katie P
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We stayed for 3 nights in summer of 2016. Campground is very busy at this time of year. All campsites are within walking distance to the beach area, so you don't have to be on on the few lakeside sites to enjoy the sunset or the beach. 3 nights wasn't quite enough...next time we'd need to stay longer. Beautiful!

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Thank Katie P
Lansing, Michigan
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

we stayed in the camper cabin. very nice 2 bed room with bunks. a small front room with a futon.very clean and nice. microwave and fridge. wished it had a coffee maker though. nice fire pit too . we were there to see the aurora northern lights. unfortunately they showed at 10 pm lightly for 20 min and never returned.... More 

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United States
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85 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The park is so wooded it was hard to find a spot to get our camper into, the staff was good about finding us a lot that we could get it in, they need to do some cleaning up and take some of the trees out. The lots are small and not much room to park.

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Thank 350Linda
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We don't camp, but we visit this park for the gorgeous beach, complete with dunes and very deep water in the swimming area.

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Port Huron, Michigan
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017

this is so pretty nice and relaxing great for picture taking . and great to catch some sun and water is clean :)

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Thank Corri H
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Port Crescent was a lumber town in the 1860's it sported a lumber mill, grist mill and brewery. There was a dam on the river near the shore. You can still see some of the ruins along the river. Today its gone back to nature and is an official site for the Dark Sky's Project.

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Thank Mike H
Shelby Township, Michigan
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Whether you are looking for a day use park or a nice campground in the thumb area, Port Crescent State Park will fill the bill.

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Thank Rick B
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was our first camping trip in this area. The campsite is lovely. The spaces are quite big. The toilets/shower block is very modern and clean. The staff at the entrance were extremely helpful. We wanted to take the dog to the dog beach and had no clue how to find it. The man at the gate was very helpful.... More 

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Thank Sharon K
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay. The facilities were clean. We didn't have any issue with noise other than some traffic from the main two lane road.

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Thank Allison K
Kinde, Michigan
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Our family visits the Port Crescent Day Use Park often for many purposes. The trails are fun to walk and explore and fun to ski in the winter. There is also a boat launch that is perfect for canoes and kayaks and the Pinnebog River is beautiful to paddle along. The pavilion just off the beach is great for family... More 

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