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Leelanau State Park

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Address: 15310 N Lighthouse Point Road, Northport, MI
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Good place for campers and cyclists

We had to go through this park in order to see the light house. There seemed to be lots of camping spots. hiking and biking trails. and was well kept. Lovely view of the bay.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
jehorney
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Chatham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you love tent camping it is wonderful here, just hope that some RV with a generator does not camp next to you! The location is great, located at the point, this makes for a great star gazing evening. The tent site was clean and on the water so we got to listen to the shore all night.

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Thank Michele A
Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The $9 daily admission did not include entrance to the light house. The views of the lake were pretty and the facilities seemed relatively nice. Given the option though, I would not return.

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Thank cheekytiki
Chatham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to go through this park in order to see the light house. There seemed to be lots of camping spots. hiking and biking trails. and was well kept. Lovely view of the bay.

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Thank jehorney
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is quite a nice park with a lighthouse and camping pretty close to the lake. The site we were on was quite small and there were other tents close to ours. I think the people next to us had at least two big tents so really close. There didn't seem to be markers stating which bits belonged to which... More 

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Thank Sharon K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice quite campground, sites were small but private. Even though it's right on Lake Michigan there was no beach. We had to take a short trail through a swampy area to get to the lake, had a great time

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Thank Zman1129
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

They have a slide and some swings, but I have no idea what else there is to this place other than the lighthouse, which costs even more.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

A great place to spend quiet time with a lighthouse and light keepers house to tour. It was dry when we were there so quite dusty. Sunrises and sunsets were incredible.

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Thank Sandy P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The park is quite small and no significant beach area. I expected this place to be more elaborate. The drive was beautiful and restrooms cleaner than Mission Point Lighthouse.

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Middlebury, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

We decided to take a chance and camp early in May. The temps weren't too terrible, but the bugs were terrible! Didn't count on those! There were only about 4 other people camping there the night we stayed. Took a hike to Catshead Bay, and to the Grand Traverse Lighthouse. Because of the bugs we stayed only one night and... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We had gone through the Lighthouse Museum years ago so we didn't today. (We did enjoy it.) we walked down to the beach and it was a beautiful place to take pictures and soak upon the view.

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