Burt Lake State Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBurt Lake State Park
IUCN Category III (Natural Monument)
Day-use area toward Burt Lake
|Location||Burt Township, Cheboygan County, Michigan|
|Nearest town||Indian River, Michigan|
|Area||406 acres (164 ha)|
|Elevation||682 feet (208 m)|
|Designation||Michigan state park|
|Governing body||Michigan Department of Natural Resources|
|Website||Burt Lake State Park|
Burt Lake State Park is a public recreation area covering 406 acres (164 ha) on the south shore of Burt Lake at Indian River in Cheboygan County, Michigan. The state park features over 2000 feet of sandy shoreline, swimming, boating access to the Inland Lakes Waterway, fishing on the Sturgeon River and Burt Lake, and camping facilities.
The park site was first purchased in 1920, with additional parcels acquired through 1939. It was among 13 parks established in 1920 following the creation of the Michigan State Parks Commission a year earlier.
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