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South Higgins Lake State Park, Roscommon

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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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  • Beautiful park. Easy on and off the lake for ice fishing with snowmobiles, four wheelers or walking out onto the lake. Many things to do in the summer. Swimming, boating, camping, day visits, boat ren...  more »
  • I still prefer to camp at roomier, less crowded North Higgins Lake State Park, but after visiting South many times this past summer (a relative bought a home nearby), the small beach at this park is b...  more »
  • I haven't camped here yet, but I came here to swim in Higgins Lake. Beautiful and well maintained lake that I have ever been in in Michigan. I look forward to camping here, as my friend has camped her...  more »