Indian Lake State Park (Michigan)

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Indian Lake State Park
Indian Lake State Park (Michigan).jpg
A view from the west side of Indian Lake
Map showing the location of Indian Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Indian Lake State Park
Location in Michigan
Location Upper Peninsula, Schoolcraft County, Michigan USA
Nearest city Manistique, Michigan
Coordinates 45°56′38″N 86°19′54″W / 45.94389°N 86.33167°W / 45.94389; -86.33167Coordinates: 45°56′38″N 86°19′54″W / 45.94389°N 86.33167°W / 45.94389; -86.33167 [1]
Area 847 acres (343 ha)
Elevation 630 feet (190 m) [1]
Established 1932
Governing body Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Website Indian Lake State Park

Indian Lake State Park is a public recreation area covering 847 acres (343 ha) in Schoolcraft County on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The state park is made up of two units that are three miles apart, one on the south shore of Indian Lake, one on the west shore.[2]

History[edit]

Acquisition of the south shore site occurred in 1932. Members of the Civilian Conservation Corps and WPA developed the park during the 1930s.[3] Acquisition of the west shore site occurred in 1939, with development beginning in 1965.[2]

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park offers swimming, boating, hiking, picnicking, and camping.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Indian Lake State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b c "Indian Lake State Park". Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved February 24, 2018. 
  3. ^ Roger L. Rosentreter (October 8, 2014). "Roosevelt's Tree Army: Michigan's Civilian Conservation Corps". Michigan History Center. Retrieved February 24, 2018. 

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