Trip Planner:   USA  /  Michigan  /  Marine City  /  Nature  /  Algonac State Park
Algonac State Park, Marine City
(4.1/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Algonac State Park is a 1450acre state park in St. Clair County, Michigan. The park has approximately a half mile (800 m) of St. Clair River frontage, making viewing of international freighters a major attraction.EcologyApproximately 83% of the park's area is undeveloped. This undeveloped portion of the park encompasses significant lakeplain prairie and oak openings (savannas), which have been described as unique natural environments in Michigan. The park is home to at least 22 plant and animal species classified as endangered, threatened, or special concern.Facilities and activitiesHunting: The park is open to hunting during the fall and winter.Playground HikingCross-country skiing on ungroomed trailsFishing: Walleye fishing can be found in the St. Clair River.PicnickingPicnic AreaPicnic Shelter CampingMetal Detecting - Metal detecting is recognized as a legitimate recreational activity when it is conducted in ways that do not damage the natural and cultural resources nor violate applicable state statutes. Use a map that shows clearly where this activity may take place. Any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
Using our custom trip planner, Marine City attractions like Algonac State Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Source
Create a full Marine City itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Marine City

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Michigan by other users

32 days in Kalamazoo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Michigan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Michigan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Michigan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, relaxing, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Frankenmuth BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Michigan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in Michigan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Michigan BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO December, teens, kids, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 39 days in Holland BY A USER FROM UGANDA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Detroit BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Frankenmuth BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Frankenmuth BY A USER FROM CANADA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Sites are very closely packed and there are very few trees. Not much space or privacy between you and your neighbor. It's basically like camping on a front lawn in the suburbs. There's a nice little p...  more »
  • Quiet camping on the St Clair River, with views of freighters both day and night. The stars that can be seen are more numerous than imaginable. 
  • Our family just spent the past weekend at this great state park. Lots to do for all the family or great for just doing nothing. Algonac is only a mile down the road which is convenient. Swimming in St...  more »
Google
  • As far as State parks go I feel it is lacking. Maybe it's just cause Its to close to home for me but I feel it's a little boring and limited. I've camped in the "wagon wheel" many times as a teen and was always a good time but that was about as good as it ever got for me here. The hiking trails leave very little to the imagination and the landscaping seems to go on and on with very little noticeable change in scenery. Again my opinion is biased and should probably be over looked this time.
  • The walk to the water was breath taking plain beautiful. Very clean park.
  • Nice setup. Bad thing is it seems we were the only family here. Definitely a "older" crowd
  • Wonderful campsites some with water view. Archery and trap range. A must if you love the outdoors.
  • This is a pretty small State Park but has a Trap Range, an Archery Range, a prairie meadow to walk through with marked paths, a small swimming area on St Clair River, and a lot of trails to explore in the woods.