Indian Lake State Park (Michigan)
|Indian Lake State Park|
A view from the west side of Indian Lake
|Location||Upper Peninsula, Schoolcraft County, Michigan USA|
|Nearest city||Manistique, Michigan|
|Area||847 acres (343 ha)|
|Elevation||630 feet (190 m) |
|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.
Acquisition of the south shore site occurred in 1932. Members of the Civilian Conservation Corps and WPA developed the park during the 1930s. Acquisition of the west shore site occurred in 1939, with development beginning in 1965.
Activities and amenities
The park offers swimming, boating, hiking, picnicking, and camping.
- "Indian Lake State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Indian Lake State Park". Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved February 24, 2018.
- Roger L. Rosentreter (October 8, 2014). "Roosevelt's Tree Army: Michigan's Civilian Conservation Corps". Michigan History Center. Retrieved February 24, 2018.