Muskallonge Lake State Park

 

Campground Type
State Park

Location:
30042 County Road 407
Newberry, Michigan 49868

Phone:
(906) 658-3338

Web:
Muskallonge Lake State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open April 18 through Oct 31
Number of Sites: 159

Muskallonge Lake State Park is situated between the shores of Lake Superior and Muskallonge Lake and the area is well known for its forests, lakes and streams. Muskallonge Lake State Park was the former site of, a lumbering town and an Indian encampment.

Muskallonge Lake State Park is located 28 miles northwest of Newberry in Luce County. The 217-acre park is situated between the shores of Lake Superior and Muskallonge Lake and the area is well known for its forests, lakes and streams. Muskallonge Lake State Park was the former site of Deer Park, a lumbering town in the late 1880s, and prior to its lumbering history, an Indian encampment. Muskallonge Lake was a mill pond for millions of white pine logs that were brought to it by railroad lines. By 1900, the virgin stands of pines were depleted, the mill was closed, and the lumbering operation moved away. All that remains as evidence of the lumbering community are piles of sawdust and a few partly submerged pine logs in the lake. The park was also the old site of a Coast Guard Life Saving Station.

Muskallonge Lake-Modern
(800) 447-2757, 159 site(s),Electrical Service, Modern Restrooms
 

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