Petoskey State Park

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Petoskey State Park
Map showing the location of Petoskey State Park
Map showing the location of Petoskey State Park
Location within the state of Michigan
Location Lower Peninsula, Emmet County, Michigan USA
Nearest city Petoskey, Michigan
Coordinates 45°24′11″N 84°54′27″W / 45.40303°N 84.90749°W / 45.40303; -84.90749Coordinates: 45°24′11″N 84°54′27″W / 45.40303°N 84.90749°W / 45.40303; -84.90749
Area 303 acres (123 ha)
Established 1970
Governing body Michigan Department of Natural Resources
http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/details.aspx?id=483&type=SPRK

Petoskey State Park is a 303-acre (123 ha) state park in Emmet County, Michigan. The home of the "Petoskey stone," Michigan's state stone, the park is located in Bear Creek Township, on the road between the cities of Petoskey and Harbor Springs. The park has frontage on Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan and is surrounded by heavily vegetated sand dunes. Common visitor activities are swimming, sun bathing, hiking and biking in summer, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in winter.

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