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North Higgins Lake State Park

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We took our two grand kids to this park and they had a blast! Both loved swimming in the water and... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
HappyOnTheRoad2010
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Grayling, Michigan
Fun in the water returns to Higgins Lake

Enjoying the crystal clear waters of Higgins Lake has been a life long fun experience, until about... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Peter A
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11747 N Higgins Lake Dr, Crawford County, Roscommon, MI 48653-8448
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Nice location for camping, picnicking and swimming Camping sites are great!Appreciate the beauty of northern Michigan

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

We took our two grand kids to this park and they had a blast! Both loved swimming in the water and the younger one loved playing in the sand. They were kept busy for over three hours when we finally said it is time to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Enjoying the crystal clear waters of Higgins Lake has been a life long fun experience, until about 3 years ago when swimmers itch started showing up. However, with a 3 year community effort the lake is now rid of swimmers itch. I now enjoy the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter A
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Loved this state park. Heavily wooded, spacious sites, more of a wilderness feel than most Michigan State Parks. Nice trail to a long, narrow sandy beach. There's a trail all along the beach with picnic tables, and the woods go right down to the beach....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Margaret V
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A friend & I visited both the North & South State Parks at Higgins Lake. The South has more amenities (small store with souvenirs, grills under cover at lakeside, walking paths), but the North also has walking paths & the same clear water allowing one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JKorW
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

There is a boat launch. $9 for the day or $32 for a year pass. Easy place to launch. Beautiful scenery. Be very careful towards the middle of the lake and random area where it is swallow bc it gets swallow FAST! But it is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank arbylove
Reviewed July 16, 2018

While visiting relatives in Roscommon, we spent a day at the beach in N. Higgins lake st. park. Excellent day, long after the holiday crowds were gone. The water is still after all these years crystal clear and warm! Nice place to gather with family,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pam I
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We had our grandsons for a week and were meeting our son to get them back home. North Higgins Lake is about half way between our houses. None of us had ever been there before. It's a beautiful state park, but very busy. We were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MstqMI
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Higgin's lake is beautiful, looks almost tropical at times...blues and greens. No swimmer's itch this year, area has worked on reducing merganser ducks causing issue well.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Donna R
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We had recently purchase a boat that had been long owned by an elderly family member, and had to get it wet - this was the perfect place. Easy, wide, multiple boat ramps, good parking, close restrooms, and a convenient boat-wash on the way away...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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