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South Higgins Lake State Park

106 State Park Dr, Roscommon, MI 48653-8771
+1 989-821-6374
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Lifelong memories

My husband and I have been coming here for over 25 years - it has changed of course as time does... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
stolat13
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Michigan
Beautiful park with a variety of activities.

It's hard to believe there's such beautiful water right here -- crystal clear blue, like the... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
CathyDory
,
Roscommon, Michigan
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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“ice cream” (6 reviews)
“beach area” (5 reviews)
“boat launch” (7 reviews)
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106 State Park Dr, Roscommon, MI 48653-8771
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+1 989-821-6374
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"ice cream"
in 6 reviews
"beach area"
in 5 reviews
"boat launch"
in 7 reviews
"swimmer's itch"
in 6 reviews
"state park"
in 8 reviews
"higgins lake"
in 14 reviews
"all ages"
in 3 reviews
"camping area"
in 3 reviews
"camp store"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 3 reviews
"boat basin"
in 2 reviews
"great family campground"
in 2 reviews
"make your reservations early"
in 2 reviews
"small beach"
in 2 reviews
"great boat"
in 2 reviews
"volleyball net"
in 2 reviews
"great for families"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been coming here for over 25 years - it has changed of course as time does - but it is a wonderful family place to be!

Thank stolat13
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

It's hard to believe there's such beautiful water right here -- crystal clear blue, like the Caribbean! South State Park is located along the shore, with both grassy and sandy areas. Lots of room to spread out, areas for boat launch, a "camp" store, boat...More

Thank CathyDory
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This is the biggest and busiest state park on Higgins Lake. The park is always clean and the staff is friendly. Make your reservations early because the campground fills up quickly.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Great camp ground, beautiful lake. One of michigans finest camp grounds. Great for all ages. Water can get chilly...

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a big state park. It has a beautiful beach, a great boat launch for at least 8 boats at once, and a large camping area. It has a camp store. We often go just for a day to put our boat in or...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Very large park. Nicely kept. Clean restrooms. Some locations have sites very close to one another. Because of the beach area, lots of families with kids. Lots of boating going on. Clean lake. I would stay closer to the harbor next time. Seemed to be...More

Thank Blanglois
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

I still prefer to camp at roomier, less crowded North Higgins Lake State Park, but the small beach at this park is beginning to grow on me. You have to take the same swimmer's itch precautions here as you do at North, and owing to...More

Thank flowerhead2
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

What a trip. Beach was awesome. Water was clean. Hiked on trails. Fished across the street on dock. Took lots of photos. They also had swings and a volleyball net!!

Thank Brgree
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to many State Parks in Michigan, but this one may be the nicest one. The boat launch looks brand new and very nice. We will definitely bring our pontoon up next time! The park staff is very friendly and professional. Especially the...More

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

A nice park with lots of campsites, a sandy beach and almost a mile of lakeshore to enjoy. This park is somewhat more for the younger crowd.

Thank bertabee2017
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joelborst56
16 January 2017|
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Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
Not really because the shoreline is so shallow.
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kkatk0
16 July 2016|
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Response from Yerma2444 | Reviewed this property |
Yes...wasn't aware of the "dog friendly beach". They must be leashed of course.
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