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Leelanau State Park, Northport

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Leelanau State Park is a 1740acre state park located on the Leelanau Peninsula in Leelanau County, Michigan. The park encompasses the entire tip of the peninsula and features both a day-use area and campground.The day-use area has a small playground and features the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum as well as a picnic pavilion. The campground is rustic and heavily wooded. It features 51 campsites, 3 mini cabins and vault toilets. There are 8.1 miles of hiking and skiing trails. The camping area is open May 25 to November 4 and is operated and maintained by the Department of Natural Resources.The whole Leelanau Peninsula is wine-making country. The surrounding waters moderate the temperature, while glacial deposits provide good grape-growing soil conditions.Facilities Campground - 51 sites, 3 mini cabins Lighthouse Picnic area Picnic shelter - reservation required PlaygroundActivities Cross-country skiing Hiking Hunting SwimmingNearby Points of Interest Leelanau Peninsula American Viticultural Area
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Spending a day sightseeing in the Traverse City/Suttons Bay area led us north to the very tip of this peninsula and the Leelanau State Park. A beautifully maintained park with primitive camping sites,...  more »
  • Lovely crisp white buildings with red tin roofs, that pop against the bright blue sky and lake. Lovely place to snap that family photo for Christmas cards.  more »
  • B&B suggested, "only if you really like lighthouses should you take the extra time to drive to the lighthouse and back down," and recommend cutting across if not. We like lighthouses ok, but with late...  more »
Google
  • Love camping here even though its rustic,clean bathrooms,right on Lake Michigan,so beautiful & peacefull!
  • Stayed here over nite, right on lake mi was really nice.
  • Epically Beautiful, Almost feels like the end of the map when you walk out to the point.
  • Beautiful experience camping right next to the water. Rustic, pit toilets only, very clean and easy to find. The lighthouse is beautiful, and very cool to tour. Beautiful North Port is only a few minutes away, and the drive to and from the park is one of the most beautiful drives you'll ever take.
  • Very cool place. We went for the Christmas weekend and it was so worth it. Going into the lighthouse was like going back in time. I love coming here