Cheboygan State Park

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Cheboygan State Park
Map showing the location of Cheboygan State Park
Map showing the location of Cheboygan State Park
Location within the state of Michigan
Location Benton Township
Cheboygan County, Michigan
Nearest city Cheboygan, Michigan
Coordinates 45°39′00″N 84°24′30″W / 45.65000°N 84.40833°W / 45.65000; -84.40833Coordinates: 45°39′00″N 84°24′30″W / 45.65000°N 84.40833°W / 45.65000; -84.40833
Area 1.95 mi² (5.06 km²)
Established 1962 [1]
Governing body Flag of Michigan.svg Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Website Official website

Cheboygan State Park is a 1,250-acre (5.1 km2) state park in Cheboygan County, Michigan, United States.[2] 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.[3]

Cheboygan State Park and Fourteen Foot Shoal Light

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.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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"
  2. ^ "Algonac State Park". Retrieved 2011-09-14. 
  3. ^ Lighthouse Friends, Poe Reef Light.

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