Algonac State Park

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Algonac State Park
Map showing the location of Algonac State Park
Map showing the location of Algonac State Park
Location within the state of Michigan
Location Clay Township
St. Clair County, Michigan
Nearest city Algonac, Michigan
Coordinates 42°38′40″N 82°31′26″W / 42.64444°N 82.52389°W / 42.64444; -82.52389Coordinates: 42°38′40″N 82°31′26″W / 42.64444°N 82.52389°W / 42.64444; -82.52389
Area 2.27 mi² (5.90 km²)
Governing body Flag of Michigan.svg Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Website Official website

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.[1]

Ecology[edit]

Approximately 83% of the park's area is undeveloped. This undeveloped portion of the park encompasses significant lakeplain prairie and oak openings (savannas),[2] which have been described as unique natural environments in Michigan. The park is home to at least 22 endangered, threatened, or special concern plant and animal species.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Algonac State Park". Retrieved 2011-09-14. 
  2. ^ "Algonac Prairie & Savanna". Retrieved 2011-09-27. 
  3. ^ "Algonac State Park". Retrieved 2011-09-14. 

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