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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  • This campground is really nice. Large lots, nice pavilions, beautiful lake views. Nice clean bathrooms, and options for renting cabins and tents.  more »
  • The staff here were really helpful at the gate, we wanted to visit the lighthouse and to have to pay to get into the park to see it. It was about 10$ for a Michigan park pass. The park was definitely ...  more »
  • I gave 4 stars only because there are no showers for campers, having said that, the campground is much nicer than I expected after looking at it on google earth. You need the 'Parks' sticker on your M...  more »
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  • Great campsites with vehicle access. Lighthouse grounds are beautiful. Very quiet. Awesome views of lake Michigan.
  • Beautiful place to visit. If you like lighthouses you got to come here....
  • Lovely park, but camping is very rustic; no showers available onsite, no light in/on/near outhouses.
  • Awesome rustic camping. One of the better rustic camping areas in Michigan.
  • Good views of the big lake,hiking near by & rustic/tent camping, lighthouse museum.

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