Cheboygan State Park
|Cheboygan State Park|
Cheboygan County, Michigan
|Nearest city||Cheboygan, Michigan|
|Area||1.95 mi² (5.06 km²)|
|Governing body||Michigan Department of Natural Resources|
Cheboygan State Park is a 1,250-acre (5.1 km2) state park in Cheboygan County, Michigan, United States. Lighthouse enthusiasts can see Fourteen Foot Shoal Light and the remains of the 1859 Cheboygan Point Light plus a distant view of Lake Huron's Poe Reef Light, some six miles to the northeast.
The park offers trails ranging in length from one-half mile to one and three-quarters miles for hikers, mountain bikers, and cross-country skiers. Trails both skirt Lake Huron and plunge into the more remote interior areas.
Facilities and activities
- Cross-country skiing
- Fishing: Anglers will find fish on Duncan Bay and in Little Billy Elliot Creek.
- Boating: A carry-in launch site offers access to Duncan Bay.
- Picnic Area
- Picnic Shelter
- Camping: there are 76 campsites, three rustic cabins and one tepee.
- Metal Detecting Metal detecting.
- http://www.terrypepper.com/Lights/huron/cheboygan-main/index.htm "The Federal Bureau of Recreation conducted a survey of Michigan's coastline for possible State Parks in 1956, and designated Lighthouse Point as part of its proposed "Poe Reef State Park Site." In 1958, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources built the Duncan Bay State Forest Campground on thirteen acres at Duncan Bay Beach, all of which was combined to become the current 1,200-acre Cheboygan State Park in 1962"
- "Algonac State Park". Retrieved 2011-09-14.
- Lighthouse Friends, Poe Reef Light.
- Cheboygan State Park - Michigan DNR
- Protected Planet (World Database on Protected Areas) - Cheboygan State Park
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