Burt Lake State Park, Indian River

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Burt Lake State Park is a 406acre state park in Cheboygan County, Michigan on the south corner of Burt Lake. The park has approximately a 2250 feet of sandy shoreline.Visitors enjoy camping, boating, fishing, hunting, trapping, wildlife viewing and other activities. The town directly outside of the entrance to Burt Lake State Park is Indian River.Facilities and activitiesPlayground Hiking on one mile of marked trailCross-country skiing on ungroomed trailsFishing in the Sturgeon River and Burt LakePicnickingPicnic AreaPicnic Shelter Camping. The campground includes 306 modern and semi-modern sites and a minicabin.
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  • This place has a great many campsites, some are slightly in the woods, and some are near the lake. Each site has a safe, sturdy, convenient fire ring, and pick knock table. There's plenty of parking. ...  more »
  • Trails were all tamped down from avid snow shoesers. Beautiful trails! This is a must for any short trip! The roads are plowed to so easy access for ice fishing  more »
  • Decent pavilion with electrical outlets for a gathering. Decent beach for kids to play. Lots of boats going in and seemed like a good spot for boating. Very clean but bathrooms were rustic. State park...  more »
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  • This summer was our families very first calling trip! We had a BLAST! Loved the locations of everything from where our site was. The bathrooms were great.... Especially the newer ones lol. Beach store was a hit with the kids. Beach was beautiful and clean. We will be back! Kids can't wait!
  • You know that Kid Rock song, "All Summer Long"? The line about summertime in Northern Michigan? This is it for me. Burt Lake is clean, the beach here is great, the camp sites are well kept, and there is a great balance between shady lots under trees and sunny lots closer to the water. The Rangers there are helpful and friendly. The town of Indian River is small, but nice. For those further south in the Superior State, this is well worth the trip up!
  • Been going here with my family for years and I've always loved it. It is a beautiful place to camp. The lake is clean clear and beautiful. Camp sites are quite large and each has a bonfire pit. There are multiple bathrooms and shower areas located conveniently throughout the park. There's a park store on the beach and a few other places to shop nearby. It's a great place to get away but still be not too far off from lake mi, and bigger cities such as petoskey. Wouldn't trade my memories at burt lake for the world!
  • Beautiful park! Our site was clean and large. Sandy ground with nice pines, water edge is easy to get to from camp sites. Restrooms were clean too. Had a large bicycling group in campground and for being packed it was quiet. Very relaxing place.
  • 7/14/17 UPDATE : Great campground especially for RVs. Lots of folks tent camp, or camp out of their SUVS too. Nice fire pits, quiet at night most of the time. (Barring some loud talkers around the campfires at night) Showers have plenty of hot water. Burt lake is warm compared to other lakes, shallow a long way out. Bring your inflatables to float and relax. Love it here. (7/12/17 UPDATE: Bathrooms and showers are up! Fresh water and RV stations have always been up.)
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