South Higgins Lake State Park, Roscommon

#192 of 266 in Parks in Michigan
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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  • It's hard to believe there's such beautiful water right here -- crystal clear blue, like the Caribbean! South State Park is located along the shore, with both grassy and sandy areas. Lots of room to s...  more »
  • This is the biggest and busiest state park on Higgins Lake. The park is always clean and the staff is friendly. Make your reservations early because the campground fills up quickly.  more »
  • Great camp ground, beautiful lake. One of michigans finest camp grounds. Great for all ages. Water can get chilly...  more »

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