National Parks in Michigan
There are three National Parks in Michigan. Each one has a totally unique presentation so it can never be said that if you have seen one, you have seen them all!
Isle Royale National Park
Isle Royale National Park is located on Lake Superior. It is the only island national park in the United States; and, like Mackinac Island, there are no cars!
It is a remote and unspoiled pristine wilderness that really challenges day and overnight hikers. Keep an eye open for moose when you are hiking!
You must take a boat or a seaplane to get to Isle Royale. Make reservations as early as possible for this park is extremely popular.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park
Sleeping Bear Dunes is located 25 miles west of Traverse City, Michigan on the Lake Michigan shoreline. There are many camping areas, some lakeshore sites and many additional campgrounds in the area. The dunes are beautiful and great fun to play on; they are guaranteed to bring out the child in everyone who visits. Consider taking a ride on a dune buggy for a little extra adventure!
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s upper peninsula has magnificent limestone cliffs that rise out of Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes. The views along this shoreline are spectacular. There are drive-in campgrounds as well as back-country camping. Boat tours are available as well as boat rentals for those who want to explore on their own.
So pack your bags
and get ready to explore this gorgeous country maintained by the National Parks System. What a great way to make memories in the beautiful State of Michigan!
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