Young State Park is a 563acre state park in the U.S. State of Michigan. It is located near Boyne City in Charlevoix County in the northwest of Northern Michigan. The park, which sits on the eastern edge of 17260acre Lake Charlevoix, offers numerous opportunities for land- and water-based recreation.Before you visit Boyne City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
SwimmingHiking. The park offers five miles of nature trails.Cross-country skiing. Ski trails are groomed.Fishing: Lake Charlevoix is stocked with lake, brown and rainbow trout; little anglers can try for sunfish and rock bass stocked in Mirror Pond.Boating: A launch gives vessels under 16 feet in length access to Lake Charlevoix. PicnickingPlayground Camping: Three campgrounds offer overnighters 240 modern campsites and two mini cabins.Metal Detecting: Metal detecting is permitted in designated areas of the park; however, any found items are subject to review by park staff and may be retained pending further investigation.
Young State Park Reviews
Young State Park is one of the most beautiful State Parks we have ever camped in. The campsites are well cared for. One of our favorite activities is to walk to the Camp Store about 8 pm for some delicious ice cream and then walk to the beach to watch the sun set across the lake. The sunsets are amazing! Bathrooms are kept clean as well. Very family-friendly. If you are looking for more to do, the area has lots of activities for which there is information in the Ranger office as well as in Boyne City. People in town are also helpful and friendly. And the Farmers' Market on Saturday mornings... WOW!
Very clean, beautiful state park. The beach is great. Very Sandy bottom. Camping beautiful, there is a store, and bathroom facilities. Hiking, Biking, Camping...You won't be disappointed 😁
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