Sterling State Park in the United States is the only Michigan state park located on the shores of Lake Erie. The park encompasses 2.03 mi² (5.26 km²) just northeast of Monroe, Michigan in Frenchtown Charter Township in Monroe County. The park was established in 1920. The park sits just north of where the River Raisin empties into Lake Erie. The park is located just south of Sandy Creek and the community of Detroit Beach. The park is located less than a mile from Interstate 75, which provides easy access from the neighboring areas of Detroit, Toledo, and Windsor. The main attractions at the park include the beach, a boat launch, and shore fishing. There are over six miles (9.66 km) of biking and hiking trails within the park.Plan to visit Sterling State Park during your Monroe vacation using our convenient Monroe trip itinerary planning website.
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Spent a long weekend in August camping at Sterling State Park along the Lake Erie shore. We have stayed there before and had such a good experience that we went back again. The camp sites were as...
Spent a long weekend in August camping at Sterling State Park along the Lake Erie shore. We have stayed there before and had such a good experience that we went back again. The camp sites were as... more »
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