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Quiet getaway

Close by, just north of Traverse City, beautiful nature area with miles of well marked trails for... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Detroit, Michigan
A beautiful walk in the woods!

This is a really nice state park for those that enjoy nature and solitude. The lack of motor sounds... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Ray twp, michigan
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Jet skis, snowmobiles and other noisy vehicles are prohibited in the 2,775-acre area, part of the Pere Marquette State Forest.
Williamsburg, MI
+1 231-922-5280
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Close by, just north of Traverse City, beautiful nature area with miles of well marked trails for summer and winter fun. Have hiked, snowshoed and explored many times.

Thank D5896QUjamesc
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is a really nice state park for those that enjoy nature and solitude. The lack of motor sounds is wonderful and you don't know how ubiquitous they are in your life. There is some camping allowed but it is limited. The trails are great...More

Thank Skimo11
Reviewed 9 August 2017

But they are high and not that often. The SLQA is one of the peaceful places in northern Michigan. There are miles of well maintained and well marked hiking trails covering the 4 square miles and over 7 lakes. Hikers, joggers, and skiers (in the...More

Thank MichealWhelan
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Sand Lake #1 and 2 are planted with Trout cool place, must walk in to fish and camp! Also some cool Bald Eagle nests to check out!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Took my grandson and my dog to check out the area and we had a great walk to lake 1. We both were tired by the time we got back to the car.

Thank dcrawford134
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This beautiful quiet area is perfect for hiking, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, or running. Each time of year has something different to offer. Since motorized vehicles aren't allowed, your peaceful hike won't be disturbed by motorcycle or snowmobile noises. There are plenty of different...More

Thank Samantha484
Reviewed 2 July 2016

My Husband and friends have enjoyed this for years, It is part of the Pere Marquette State Forest. No Motorized vehicles allowed, wildlife, hike, bike, or cross country ski for hours upon end. Easily reached by Supply Road go north on Broomhead Rd. approximately 7...More

1  Thank Martha M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Marked trails take you through thick woods to little lakes that are fishable. Some decent hills to ascend and lots of squirrels and deer

Thank Rbrtkitch1
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This place us truly awesome for cross country skiing. Well marked and perfect for beginners and those with more skill.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Lots of trails to cross country ski or snow shoe. Trails are available for all ability levels. Have only gone there in the winter but I am sure it is a great hiking area as well in the non-winter months.

Thank EllenAnn36
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