Sleepy Hollow State Park, Laingsburg

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#65 of 97 in Nature in Michigan
Sleepy Hollow State Park is a 2678acre state park located off US-127 in Ovid Township and Victor Township, near St. Johns and Laingsburg, Michigan. Located at 7835 East Price Road, the park contains many miles of hiking, biking, and horse trails as well as a medium-sized man-made lake known as Lake Ovid. A dam located in the northwest corner of the lake flooded the area which created the relatively shallow body of water. Lake Ovid, covering 410acre, was developed by damming the Little Maple River. Several islands of varying size provide sanctuary for a variety of marine bird species including Canada geese, swans, and blue herons.
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  • This is a nice state park. We come often to use the hiking trails and playground area. The trails are extensive and good for hiking and biking.  more »
  • Sleepy Hollow State Park is a beautiful tract of woodland with a lovely reservoir full of islands and secluded coves. There is an extensive network of hiking/biking trails and a loop for horseback rid...  more »
  • Enjoyed our stay, nice sites, a lot of separation from other campers, clean restrooms, will stay again  more »
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  • It is lovely and unspoiled. But if you expect to see a Headless Horseman you are going to be wildly disappointed. There's no historic Ichabod Crane house or anything like that either. I did see a duck with like Duck Tourette's though. He ate cigarette butts and everything. Maybe he just had nicotine poisoning.
  • We absolutely loved camping here! The campground sites are private, the surrounding nature is beautiful. The public restrooms and showers are kept clean. We loved taking our dog on the 13 miles of hiking trails. The beach area is huge plus and there's a separate beach for dogs. The lake was gorgeous. It's a very calm and relaxing park.
  • Very nice state park. Workers are really friendly and helpful. Campgrounds and restrooms were well maintained...a few more features than some other parks I've camped at. Basketball court, and nice sized playground area for kids. Good bike trails. I lived in Lansing for 10 years and didn't even know this park was that close by...I would've been there probably every weekend... It's not a bad drive from Detroit I'll be back often. It was cloudy the day I was there so not much traffic, but the beach area and general park area are very nice.
  • Great camp! ALMOST feel like you're in the woods by yourself. Staff is very friendly and helpful.
  • Sleepy Hollow is a small, but relaxing state park. It is one of the few located in mid Michigan. The campground is in wooded area where the sites are separated from each other with a good amount of brush/trees. Facilities at the campground are in good working order (showers/toilets). The lake is a short hike or drive away. Most people use the lake for fishing or kayaking, but there is a nice beach area as well for spending a portion of the day. It is not the fanciest state park, but it is convenient if you are not close to the Michigan coast.

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