Parks

Port Crescent State Park

This park has a campground and a day-use area. The campground is located about 5 miles southwest of Port Austin. There are two toilet and shower buildings, 137 campsites with electric hook-up, fire ring, and picnic table, a mini cabin, a playground for kids, a swim beach, and access to hiking trails. There is no boat launch at the campground.
There is a new camping cabin that will be available to rent as of June 15. There are still some available dates, but many dates through July and August are full. Reservations may be made by calling the park. The cabin sleeps six, has two bedrooms with a bunk bed in each. The main room has a futon which folds into a double bed. Also, there is a microwave and small refrigerator in the main room. The cost is $70 a night for this first year and will be $80 next year.
The day use area is located 2 miles beyond the campground to the west and is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. There is a sandy beach and swim area on the Saginaw Bay. There are hiking trails, a rentable shelter, picnic grills, fishing along the Pinnebog River, and a cartop only boat launch.
A state park motor vehicle permit is required to enter all areas of the park, as well as any Michigan State Park. The fees vary depending on residency. Permits may be purchased at the park.

Sleeper State Park

Near Caseville, this park offers 226 campsites for recreational vehicles and tent campers and trailers.
The shoreline is graded by a half mile of lake Huron beach, with the inland area featuring nature trails. The campground is located across M-25 from the beach area and features a pedestrian overpass.
Sleeper has an outdoor center camp which includes a kitchen, dining hall and sleeping cabins, accommodating 120 campers. Reservations can be made by calling the park at (989) 856-4411.
Entrance to the park requires a motor vehicle permit. The day-use area is open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Campground reservations can be made by calling (800) 543-2YES. the park is open year around.
Beach area has hiking trails, bathhouse, shelters, running water and picnicking facilities.

Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park

This is the only-known location in the lower peninsula of Michigan of pre-Columbian Native American rock carvings. The site also features a 1-mile walking trail. The park is located 4 miles east of M-53 on Bay city-Forestville Road and 1 milesouth on Germania Road.
the site will be open to the general public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day, Wednesdays through Sundays. To schedule group tours, please call (517) 373-0510; TDD (517) 373-1592.

Brown Park

This is a state highway rest area located about 2 miles south of Bay Port, along M-25. The area is for day use only and features grills, picnic tables and outdoor toilet facilities.

Jenks Park
This is a state highway rest area. It offers a wooded area, a beach for swimming, hiking trails, fishing, playground, grills and picnic tables are available, plus ample parking. Located about 4 miles southwest of Port Austin on M-25. Bad Axe City Park

Bad Axe City Park is located at 210 S. Hanselman St. It includes baseball and softball fields, basketball courts, playground equipment, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, in-line hockey rink, picnic area and a pavilion which may be reserved for a fee by calling (989) 269-2630.

Wilcox Community Park

This park is located at 650 Whitelam St. in Bad Axe. It includes sandy volleyball court, picnic areas, playground equipment, pavilion and Wilcox Community Center which may be reserved or booked for a fee. Seating capacity of 100. Call (989) 269-2630 for more information.

Bird Creek Park

This park is a day-use area, 7-acre park located just east of the Port Austin Harbor. It features a large sandy beach, 1/4 mile boardwalk, pavilion, fishing, basketball, horseshoe facilities, playground, restroom and shower facilities. During busy summer weekends a concession rents all types of water toys, floats, paddle boats, or water cycles. Pavilion rental is $60.

Caseville County Park

This park is located near the north edge of the village. The 40-acre park features 65 water and electric sites, 67 full hook-up and 72 mobile camping sites. It features a large sandy beach and picnic grounds, plus picnic shelter, pavilion and playground. The large, active public beach has a bathhouse, breakwall, shelters, running water and picnicking facilities. Tent camping is permitted in designated areas. Baywatch Park Center offers half court basketball, shuffleboard, gameroom, gift shops, snack bar and volleyball nets.
Pavilion rental is $60. Daily rates for full hookup, which includes electricity, sewer and water, is $30. Daily rate with water and electricity hookup is $25. Daily lakeview site is an extra $5 fee. Weekly rate with full hookup is $160. Seasonal rate with full hookup is $2,400. Lakeview Mobile Home rate is $3,200 and Mobile Home Rate $2,900. For more information or to make reservations, call (989) 856-2080.

Lighthouse County Park

This park boasts one of the area's most picturesque lighthouses and is located 9 miles east of Port Austin, on the eastern shore of Huron County between Port Hope and Port Austin. The lighthouse, which is a popular subject of artists and photographers, has become a museum.
The 120-acre park has a modern camping facility with 110 camping sites, electricity, running water, bathrooms, boat launch, pavilion, picnic area, hiking trail, and playground. Pavilion rental is $60.
Camper cabins are available for $50 with a minimum two-night stay and minimum three-night stay on holiday weekends. Weekly rate is $250.
Daily camping rate with full hookup is $22, weekly rate is $140, seasonal rate is $1,500, lakeview seasonal site is $1,800. for more information or to make reservations, call (989) 428-4749.

McGraw Park

McGraw Park is a 7-acre day-use area. It offers swimming, fishing, playground, restrooms, and picnicking along M-25 between Oak Beach and Port Austin. For more information call (989) 269-6404.

Oak Beach County Park

Oak Beach County Park is a 46-acre county park with 55 campsites of modern and tent camping between Port Austin and Caseville on M-25. Restroom facilities and pavilions for picnics are available. Swimming, picnic grounds, playgrounds, fishing, and camping also are offered at this nice beach. Pavilion rental is $60.
Call ahead, at (989) 856-2344, for campsites as these popular sites go fast. Features electricity, running water and full bath/shower facilities. Tent camping is permitted in designated areas. Daily rate with full hookup is $22. Wekly rate is $140, and seasonal rate is $1,500. Daily lakeview sites are an additional $5 fee.

Philp Park

Philp Park, a day-use area, offers 2 acres of swimming and picnicking along M-25, between Caseville and Oak Beach. For more information, call (989) 269-6404.

Sebewaing County Park

Sebewaing County Park is a 20-acre park located on the northwest side of the Sebewaing village limits. It offers 64 camping sites, electricity, running water, bathrooms, showers and shoreline fishing. Tent camping is permitted and a two-bedroom lodge is available. Lodge rates are $60 daily with a minimum three-day stay, $400 weekly, $900 monthly, $2,000 50-day waterfowl rate, and $4,600 season rate.
Daily rate with full hookup is $22, weekly rate is $140, and the seasonal rate is $1,500. Lakeview seasonal sites are $1,800. Call (989) 883-2033 to make reservations.

Stafford County Park

This is a 38-acre park in the village of Port Hope. It has boat launching facilities, picnic areas, restrooms, playground, ball diamond, tennis courts, a beach and 73 campsites. Tent camping is permitted in the park. Daily rate with full hookup is $22, weekly rate is $140, and seasonal rate is $1,500. Call (989) 428-4213 for reservations.

Wagener County Park

Wagener County Park is a 132-acre park located 5 1/2 miles south of Harbor Beach on M-25 with 105 campsites for modern and tent camping, as well as eight camper cabins. Camper cabin rates are $50 daily, minimum two-night stay, mnimum three-night stay on holiday weekends; and weekly rate of $250. It has shower and restroom facilities. The park has launch facilities, a picnic area and a playground. The park also features a 1-2 mile wooded hiking trail. Pavilion rental is $60.
Daily rate with full hookup is $22, weekly rate is $140, and seasonal rate is $1,500. Call (989) 479-9131 for reservations.

Bathing Beach Park

Is located at the east end of Trescott Street in Harbor Beach. Facilities include sandy beach, restrooms, concessions, playground, picnic area, and 1,015 foot long Trescott Pier. Davidson Park

Davidson Park is located off Court Street, east of M-25 in Harbor Beach. Facilities include picnic area, playground, pavilion, tennis and basketball courts and restrooms.

North Park

Is 142 acres of wooded campsites and nature trails with 194 sites. It is located 2 mile north of Harbor Beach (Hruon Avenue). Facilities include sewer, water, electric, modern restrooms, showers, cable TV on 64 sites, dump station, easy walking and biking to shopping and dining via community bike path, playground, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, picnic area and pavilion, Bruce Johnson softball fields, and children's summer recreation program.
Daily ratesfor pop-ups and tents is $14, $17 for RVs and trailers under 30 feet, and $18 for RVs and trailers over 30 feet. Call (989) 479-9554 for weekly, monthly and seasonal rates or reservations.

Waterworks Park

This park is adjacent to Harbor Beach Municipal Marina. Facilities include picnic area, playground, and pavilions.

 
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