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South Higgins Lake State Park, Roscommon

Categories: Nature & Parks
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3.8/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web
South Higgins Lake State Park is a 1000acre state park in Roscommon County, Michigan. The park opened in 1927 with 15 campsites and has since been expanded to 400 campsites, one of the largest in the state park system. The park has one mile of Higgins Lake shoreline and surrounds Marl Lake. County Road 104 runs through the park. Most park development is in the 300acre section between Higgins Lake and CR 104. The 700acre Marl Lake section is less developed and has 5.5mi of hiking trails. The park has a mixed pine, oak, maple forest. Hunting is allowed in portions of the park. Bird species include nesting bald eagles, migratory loons, kingfisher and turkey.Facilities Beach House Boat Launch Boat Rental Campground - 400 sites Picnic Area Picnic Shelters (2) - Reservation required Dog Beaches (2) - fenced PlaygroundActivities Cross Country Skiing - 5.5mi Fishing Hiking - 5.5mi Hunting Metal Detecting Swimming
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  • This park is clean and quite large. We showed up for the Halloween weekend and were excited to see that the staff really got into this and the place had decorations everywhere. Make your reservations ...  read more »
  • Very quiet state park on Higgins Lake. Our site was nice and shady with a view of the lake. The lake is clear with a sandybottom but too cold in September for this Florida girl to swim in. We had a hu...  read more »
  • This is a beautiful S.P. The campground is top notch and the lake, ( Higgins Lk. ) is one of the most beautiful in the state of Michigan. 
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