Clear Lake State Park (Michigan)

Clear Lake State Park (Michigan)
Clear Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Clear Lake State Park
Location within the state of Michigan
Location Montmorency Township
Montmorency County, Michigan
Nearest city Canada Creek Ranch, Michigan
Coordinates 45°07′35″N 84°10′50″W / 45.12639°N 84.18056°W / 45.12639; -84.18056Coordinates: 45°07′35″N 84°10′50″W / 45.12639°N 84.18056°W / 45.12639; -84.18056
Area 290 acres (1.2 km²)
Established 1966
Governing body Flag of Michigan.svg Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Website Official website

Clear Lake State Park is a 290-acre (1.2 km2) state park in Michigan. Located in elk country, the park is a secluded retreat offering a sandy beach and a shallow swimming area that is ideal for children. Dedicated as a state park in 1966, it encompasses 2/3 of the Clear Lake shoreline.[1]

Clear Lake State Park is located within Mackinaw State Forest, which covers the northern eight counties of the Lower Peninsula.

Facilities and activities

  • Swimming
  • Playground
  • Hiking. From the park there is access to more than 70 miles (110 km) of hiking trails.
  • Fishing. The 133-acre (0.54 km2) Clear Lake is spring fed and has a depth of 100 feet (30 m). A variety of fish species have been planted and the lake is excellent for trout and smallmouth bass.
  • Picnicking
    • Picnic Area
    • Picnic Shelter.
  • Camping. There are 200 camping sites and a mini cabin.
  • Boating. Two paved launch sites provide access to the spring-fed lake.


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