Algonac State Park
|Algonac State Park|
St. Clair County, Michigan
|Nearest city||Algonac, Michigan|
|Area||2.27 mi² (5.90 km²)|
|Governing body||Michigan Department of Natural Resources|
Algonac State Park is a 1,450-acre (5.9 km2) state park in St. Clair County, Michigan. The park has approximately a half mile (800 m) of St. Clair River frontage, making viewing of international freighters a major attraction.
Approximately 83% of the park's area is undeveloped. This undeveloped portion of the park encompasses significant lakeplain prairie and oak openings (savannas), which have been described as unique natural environments in Michigan. The park is home to at least 22 plant and animal species classified as endangered, threatened, or special concern .
Facilities and activities
- Hunting: The park is open to hunting during the fall and winter.
- Cross-country skiing on ungroomed trails
- Fishing: Walleye fishing can be found in the St. Clair River.
- Picnic Area
- Picnic Shelter
- Shooting/Archery range
- Metal Detecting - Metal detecting is recognized as a legitimate recreational activity when it is conducted in ways that do not damage the natural and cultural resources nor violate applicable state statutes. Use a map that shows clearly where this activity may take place. Any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
- Algonac State Park - Michigan DNR
- Natural Areas: Algonac Prairie & Savanna - Michigan DNR
- Protected Planet (World Database on Protected Areas) - Algonac State Park
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