Indian Lake State Park, Michigan

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Found a great campsite overlooking the lake at Indian Lake State Park just outside Manistique, MI. Places like this always make the drive worth it.


Indian Lake Campground - State Park, near Manistique, MI: Site #123 (145 RV sites total) - This site has: electric hookup • water nearby. Campground Notes: flush toilets • showers • dump station available • lake access • trails from campground • 621’ elevation. June 23rd -24th.

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Located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Indian Lake State Park offers visitors a peaceful and picturesque escape. This 567-acre park is composed of two units, located just 3 miles apart and separated by the serene Indian Lake.

South Unit: Modern Campground with Spectacular Views
The south unit of the park features a modern campground that overlooks the lake, providing campers with breathtaking views. The campsites are spacious and well-maintained, with most offering a grassy, level surface and easy access to the lake. Visitors can enjoy a variety of recreational activities right from their campsite, including:

  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Boating on the lake

West Unit: Secluded Camping in a Forested Setting
For those seeking a more secluded camping experience, the west unit of the park offers semi-modern campsites in a forested setting. This area provides a peaceful escape, with opportunities for:

  • Hiking
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Exploring the natural surroundings

Amenities and Nearby Attractions
In addition to the camping facilities, Indian Lake State Park offers a range of amenities to enhance the visitor experience:

  • Boat launch
  • Day-use areas
  • Sanitation station for campers

Nearby, the town of Manistique provides additional dining, shopping, and entertainment options, making Indian Lake State Park an ideal destination for a well-rounded Upper Peninsula adventure.

With its natural beauty, diverse recreational opportunities, and convenient location, Indian Lake State Park is a must-visit destination for anyone exploring Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Whether you're seeking a relaxing lakeside retreat or a more rugged outdoor experience, this park has something to offer for every type of traveler.

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