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Burt Lake State Park
IUCN Category III (Natural Monument)
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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
Established 1920
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.

History

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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