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Muskallonge Lake State Park

Muskallonge Lake State Park is situated between the shores of Lake Superior and Muskallonge Lake and the area is well known for its forests, lakes and streams. Muskallonge Lake State Park was the former site of, a lumbering town and an Indian encampment.
Main Number: (906) 658-3338 | TTY Number (text): 711 (Michigan Relay Center)
30042 County Road 407
Newberry 49868 County: Luce
Google Map of Muskallonge Lake State Park
Driving Directions: From the Mackinac Bridge, continue north on I-75 to M 123 north. West on M-28 to M-123 North through Newberry to Co Road 407 west. 30 miles northwest on Newberry on County Road 407.
  • Recreational Pass Not Required
  • Approx Size: 217 Acres
  • Not ADA accessible
  • Categorized as: State Park
  • Total Number of Sites: 0
Offering: MODERN
Area Information: There are about 70 lakes and five rivers within a 20 mile radius of the park. Historic forts and the Father Marquette National Memorial and Museum are excellent destinations for day-trips. Tahquamenon Falls State Park is a relatively short drive away and offers spectacular scenery that includes Whitefish Point and several waterfalls. In Newberry, park visitors can take a trip to the Logging Museum or get on a riverboat that will take you down to the falls. West of Grand Marais is the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Southwest of the park are the Kingston Plains and the Seney National Wildlife Refuge. Even closer to the park, duck and goose hunting are allowed on both lakes, but not within the confines of the park. And, charter boat fishing is available at Grand Marais.

Facilities at Muskallonge Lake State Park

Picnic Area - Picnic tables and fire pits/grills: The day use area is located on a small bay of Muskallonge Lake and offers a nice picnic area. Rock collectors enjoy the Lake Superior shoreline for rock picking, especially for agate.
Playground - These play areas offer a variety of playground equipment for children.:
Boating Access Site/Launch - Access for boating and fishing.: A boat launch in the park provides access to Muskallonge Lake.
Electrical Service:
Flush toliets and showers.:
Many sanitation stations are seasonal, so contact the park to check availability.:

Activities at Muskallonge Lake State Park

Michigan State Park Explorer Program:
Fishing: Muskallonge Lake provides anglers with an excellent opportunity to catch a variety of fish: northern pike, muskallonge, smallmouth bass, walleye and perch. Lake Superior boasts populations of trout, salmon and menominee, especially near the river mouths.
Hiking: The park is traversed by the North County Trail, with short feeder trails linking the park campground to this national scenic trail hiking route from North Dakota to New York which includes more than 1,500 miles in Michigan.
Swimming: There is a designated swimming beach in the campground.
Snowmobile Area - Allowed with 4" of snow or more on the ground.: The park is closed for the winter season, though many people still use the area for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. Muskallonge Lake is a popular destination for ice fishermen as well.
Geocaching is a treasure hunting game where you use a GPS to hide and seek containers with other participants in the activity.:

Trails at Muskallonge Lake State Park

Phone: (906)658-3338
Not ADA accessible
Named after a large fish.
Recreation Passport Required
Park Trail

Campgrounds at Muskallonge Lake State Park

Campground: Muskallonge Lake-Modern

  • Camper Fee Per Night: $20, $18 (off-season)
  • Total Number of Sites: 159
  • Camp Site Map
  • Not ADA accessible
  • Offering: MODERN

Activities & Facilities at Muskallonge Lake-Modern

Flush toliets and showers.:
Electrical Service:
Playground - These play areas offer a variety of playground equipment for children.:

Trails at Muskallonge Lake-Modern

Muskallonge-Hiking Trail: 1.50 miles

Phone: (906)658-3338
ADA accessible: No
Named after a large fish.
Recreation Passport Required
Park Trail

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