Cheboygan State Park

Cheboygan State Park
Cheboygan State Park
Map showing the location of Cheboygan State Park
Location within the state of Michigan
Location Benton Township
Cheboygan County, Michigan
Nearest city Cheboygan, Michigan
Coordinates 45°39′00″N 84°24′30″W / 45.65°N 84.40833°W / 45.65; -84.40833Coordinates: 45°39′00″N 84°24′30″W / 45.65°N 84.40833°W / 45.65; -84.40833
Area 1.95 mi² (5.06 km²)
Governing body Flag of Michigan.svg Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Website Official website

Cheboygan State Park is a 1,250-acre (5.1 km2) state park in Cheboygan County, Michigan.[1] Lighthouse enthusiasts can see the remains of the 1859 Cheboygan Point Light plus a distant view of Lake Huron's Poe Reef Light, some six miles to the northeast.[2]

The park offers trails ranging in length from one-half mile to one and three-quarters miles for hikers, mountain bikers, and cross-country skiers. Trails both skirt Lake Huron and plunge into the remoter interior areas.

Facilities and activities

  • Playground
  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Fishing: Anglers will find fish on Duncan Bay and in Little Billy Elliot Creek.
  • Boating: A carry-in launch site offers access to Duncan Bay.
  • Picnicking
    • Picnic Area
    • Picnic Shelter
  • Camping: Campers can take advantage of 76 modern campsites, three rustic cabins and one tepee.
  • Metal Detecting: Metal detecting is recognized as a legitimate recreational activity when it is conducted in ways that do not damage natural and cultural resources nor violate applicable state statutes. Use a map that shows clearly where this activity may take place. Any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
  • Hunting


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