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“we go up to the fall fest every year ... it's a blast fro the grandkids”

Wilderness State Park
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Carp Lake
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

fall fest is all about kids/grandkids weekend ..... games, pumkins carving , trickor treat ,custom contest, hay ride,hunted trail ... i do miss the past a dish dinner on sat... but it still a blast

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to camp especially new area- I had site E right on the water! Close to bike to bridge for Labor Day activities-has camp store w great coffee & homemade donuts . Would stay here over Strights state Park

1  Thank Karen P
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Our Family had a Wonderful time at Wilderness State Park
The highlight of our trip was the Presentation about Bats
given by Bob, at the Nature Center.
Very interesting. Our grandchildren were so excited to hear what Bob had to say,
and talked about how we were going to make Bat houses when we got home.
The Park was very quiet at night.
We would definitely go back.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Looking for a great place to camp? Bring your family and friends! Campsites are very spacious. We tent camped and only used half the site. Great view of Lake with a short distance to the beach. We were also able to get a magnificent view of the stars and sky so we could watch the meteor shower. On rainy days you could load up in the car and visit many historic local attractions. Fun times had by all!

2  Thank Tracy S
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We stayed in the rustic section of the state park. These spots were somewhat private and had an amazing unobstructed view of Lake Michigan. We stayed at site "CC" and our only complaint was that people kept walking through our site to get to the beach, even though they had to obviously walk past our car and the sign saying it was a campsite, not public access. But other than that it private and we couldn't see any campers on either side. I would recommend staying at one of the sites that are further down the beach. Although these site are "rustic" there are clean bathrooms close by in the ranger station. They are much cleaner than the bathrooms in the modern parts of the campground. The park doesn't sell firewood so you have to purchase it from one of the camp/party stores outside the park. We were lucky enough to stay during a meteor shower, and the view from our site was incredible. We will definitely be going back again soon!

5  Thank keelyrose
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