Petoskey State Park, Petoskey

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Petoskey State Park is a 303acre state park in Emmet County, Michigan. The home of the "Petoskey stone," Michigan's state stone, the park is located in Bear Creek Township, on the road between the cities of Petoskey and Harbor Springs. The park has frontage on Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan and is surrounded by heavily vegetated sand dunes. Common visitor activities are swimming, sun bathing, hiking and biking in summer, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in winter.
Swimming: There is a mile-long sand beach. Playground Hiking: Two trails total three miles in length. One climbs the Old Baldy sand dune.Cross-country skiing: Trails are not groomed.PicnickingCamping: Two campgrounds offer 178 modern sites and two mini cabins.
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  • First time at this site and enjoyed it very much. There is a lot of commuter traffic that goes to the beach - and that beach is far down the beach from the campground beach! We thoroughly enjoyed not ...  more »
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  • Very beautiful and clean park. Nice beach and great place to find Petoskey stones. We spent a lot of time looking for stones and enjoy the sounds of the waves and bird's. They have nice rest rooms and concessions. My girl's liked playing and running down the sand dunes.
  • Nice and clean. Friendly DNR employees that kept on top of what’s going on around the area. There is a trolley that stops at the park and will take you downtown, don’t miss out on this experience. It was absolutely amazing. The campground has a nice path, standard sand walkway. Hopefully we will be back soon.

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