Young State Park

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Young State Park
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Map showing the location of Young State Park
Map showing the location of Young State Park
Location within Michigan
Location Evangeline Township, Charlevoix County, Michigan, USA
Nearest city Boyne City, Michigan
Coordinates 45°13′55″N 85°02′54″W / 45.23194°N 85.04833°W / 45.23194; -85.04833Coordinates: 45°13′55″N 85°02′54″W / 45.23194°N 85.04833°W / 45.23194; -85.04833[1]
Area 563 acres (2.3 km²)
Elevation 594 feet (181 m) [1]
Established 1921
Governing body Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Website Young State Park

Young State Park is a public recreation area near Boyne City, Michigan that occupies 563 acres (228 ha) on the eastern edge of 17,260-acre (6,980 ha) Lake Charlevoix in Charlevoix County in the northwest of Northern Michigan. Following the park's creation in 1921, the Civilian Conservation Corps made improvements during the 1930s.[2]

Activities and amenities[edit]

The state park offers swimming, picnicking, five miles of hiking trails, cross-country skiing, boat launch, fishing for lake, brown and rainbow trout, and three campgrounds.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Young State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Young State Park". Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved May 8, 2018. 

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