- Craig Lake State Park
Craig Lake State Park Location Spurr Township
Baraga County, Michigan
Nearest city Nestoria, Michigan Coordinates Coordinates: Area 10.91 mi² (28.26 km²) Governing body Michigan Department of Natural Resources Website Official website
Craig Lake State Park is a remote state park in the state of Michigan. Located in Baraga County on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, this 6,983-acre (28.26 km2) tract of wilderness was at one time owned by the Miller Brewing family. By the late 1960s, it was acquired by the state of Michigan.
The land contains several lakes accessible only by foot or paddle. It offers fishing and beautiful scenery.
Rustic camping is available to those who are willing to hike in along the many backpacking trails.
Facilities and activities
- Hunting: The park is open to hunting from mid-September until the end of March.
- Hiking: Trails are rugged. An eight-mile loop encompasses Craig Lake. The park also has a 7.5 mile stretch of the North Country National Scenic Trail.
- Cross-country skiing: Trails are ungroomed.
- Fishing: Muskellunge and northern pike are found in Craig Lake, pan fish in Teddy Lake.
- ^ "Craig Lake State Park". http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/Details.aspx?id=415&type=SPRK. Retrieved 2011-09-26.
- Craig Lake State Park - Michigan DNR
- Protected Planet (World Database on Protected Areas) - Craig Lake State Park
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