Negwegon State Park

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Negwegon State Park entrance sign, July 2016
Negwegon State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Negwegon State Park
Map showing the location of Negwegon State Park
Location within the state of Michigan
Location Lower Peninsula, Alpena County, Alcona County, Michigan, United States
Nearest city Black River, Michigan
Coordinates 44°51′22″N 83°19′37″W / 44.85611°N 83.32694°W / 44.85611; -83.32694Coordinates: 44°51′22″N 83°19′37″W / 44.85611°N 83.32694°W / 44.85611; -83.32694
Area 3,738 acres (1,513 ha)
Governing body Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Negwegon State Park is an undeveloped state park in Alpena County and Alcona County, Michigan, just southeast of the unincorporated community of Ossineke. It covers 3,738 acres (1,513 ha) with a long sand beach on Lake Huron. The sand road that cuts through the forest and leads to the entrance of the park may require a 4WD vehicle. At the boundary between private/county land and state land, the thin sand two-track road, Sand Hill Wilds Road, becomes a very wide groomed gravel road, Negwegon Park Road.


  • Hiking: There are 11.6 miles (19 km) of hiking trails.
  • Camping: Camping is permitted at four primitive, walk-in sites that require reservations.
  • Kayaking: Canoeing and kayaking in Lake Huron with access to all four campsites
  • Hunting: The park is open to hunting (deer, turkey, rabbit, woodcock, duck, goose and squirrel).
  • Metal detecting: Allowed on part of the beach but finds must be inspected by staff.
Campsite located on Lake Huron beach

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