Brighton Recreation Area

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Brighton Recreation Area
Bishop Lake Campground Brighton Recreation Area Michigan.JPG
Bishop Lake Campground
Map showing the location of Brighton Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Brighton Recreation Area
Location within the state of Michigan
Location Hamburg Township, Livingston County, Michigan, USA
Nearest city Brighton, Michigan
Coordinates 42°30′39″N 83°50′42″W / 42.51083°N 83.84500°W / 42.51083; -83.84500Coordinates: 42°30′39″N 83°50′42″W / 42.51083°N 83.84500°W / 42.51083; -83.84500
Area 4,947 acres (8 sq mi; 2,002 ha)
Governing body Michigan Department of Natural Resources
http://www.michigandnr.com/ParksandTrails/Details.aspx?id=438&type=SPRK

Brighton State Recreation Area is an 4,947-acre (20.02 km2) recreation area, located near Mount Brighton ski area in Livingston County, Michigan. It has 39 miles of trails for mountain biking, hiking, skiing and horse riding. There are 3 campgrounds providing over 200 campsites. It is also in close proximity to many other state parks, such as Pinckney State Recreation Area.

External links[edit]