State Parks and State Forest Campgrounds

One of the largest state parks in the Lower Peninsula,  Hartwick Pines has 49 acres of old-growth Pine forest, a visitor center and logging museum.   Also in Crawford County is Higgins Lake which is one of Michigan’s largest and most beautiful lakes with boating access, a designated swim beach and picnic area.  Both parks are popular places for hiking, camping and cross country skiing. 

Jones Lake State Forest Campground

Recreation opportunities include fishing, paddle sports and watching wildlife. There is a small picnic area near the boat launch. There are 42 sites for tent and small trailer use. Camping is…