Port Crescent State Park
|Port Crescent State Park|
|Location||Hume Township, Huron County, Michigan, USA|
|Nearest city||Port Austin, Michigan|
|Area||600 acres (2.4 km2)|
|Governing body||Michigan Department of Natural Resources|
Port Crescent State Park is a 600-acre (2.4 km2) state park in the U.S. state of Michigan. The park is located in Huron County at the tip of The Thumb of Michigan. The park is within Hume Township and the nearest community is Port Austin, approximately three miles northeast of the park on M-25.
Facilities and activities
- Swimming: There is swimming available in Saginaw Bay at the mouth of the Pinnebog River.
- Hiking: An array of hiking trails total seven miles, and a walk along the beaches is also possible.
- Fishing. A day-use fishing deck on the Pinnebog River offers universal accessibility.
- Picnic Area
- Picnic Shelter
- Camping: There are 137 campsites and a mini cabin available for use throughout the spring and summer into the fall.
- Boating: Canoes can be rented from a nearby livery.
- Cross-country skiing
Recreational equipment can be rented.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Port Crescent State Park
- Foster, Mary Jane. Port Crescent: A Ghost Town. Central Michigan University Term Paper, 1968.
- Port Crescent State Park Michigan Department of Natural Resources
- Port Crescent State Park: Wildlife Viewing Guide Michigan DNR
- Port Crescent State Park Protected Planet (World Database on Protected Areas)
- Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University, Bibliography on Huron County
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