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Michigan state parks

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Michigan state parks

Your adventure awaits!

With 103 state parks in Michigan, there is something for everyone. From modern lodging to rustic camping, swimming, fishing, hiking, boating and so much more!

Visit for a day and enjoy fun family programs and events, or stay overnight in our campgrounds to immerse yourself in the outdoors.

Find a park

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Camping opportunities are plentiful in our parks, and each park offers something special. Camp by the water or in the woods, in a tent, RV, yurt, cabin and more!

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Rules and regulations

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Recreation Passport

Required for vehicle entry to state parks, campgrounds, trailheads and boating access sites.

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Pet-friendly information

Pets (dogs and cats) are generally welcome at our parks, as long as they follow a few guidelines!

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Rules, rates, dates

See general park rules, rates and operating dates, reservation rules, camping rules and more.

Parks with unique features

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Historic parks and sites

Learn about our cultural resources at a historic state park, museum or historic site.

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Floating water parks

Fun water courses located in three state parks, with slides, climbing wall and more.

Accessible recreation

Many of our campgrounds have accessible features and amenities, such as modern bathroom buildings, accessible playgrounds, fishing piers, beaches and more.

In addition, many of our lodging buildings have accessible features such as wheelchair ramps or other access routes.

Accessible recreation

Improving your parks

ARPA improvement projects

The Building Michigan Together Plan gave $250 million in federal funding for critical infrastructure needs in our park system. 

Make a donation

There are many ways you can help make a difference! Donate to parks, trails, waterways and more.

Volunteer with us

Join us for stewardship workdays, sign up to be a campground or harbor host, and more.

These Goods are Good for Michigan

We partner with businesses to raise support through revenue sharing. Purchase These Goods to support your parks!

Happy Little Trees program

Learn about our partnership with the Bob Ross foundation that helps to plant new trees in our state parks.

At work for you

Learn how our state parks are managed to best provide outdoor recreation opportunities for you and future generations.

The Michigan State Parks Advisory Committee advises on park-related issues to the Natural Resources Commission and the DNR.

Managing parks, trails, waterways

State parks newsletter signup

Sign up to receive a monthly newsletter and periodic happenings at state parks, trails and other locations.