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Hontoon Island State Park

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Church Men's Retreat

We had a church men's retreat with probably just under 100 guys. The cabins and tent sites met our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Scoots Birthday Adventure

Stayed here over night in our tiny houseboat. Really enjoyed waking up to the wildlife. This is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bobbi H
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ferry ride”(19 reviews)
“free ferry”(9 reviews)
“hiking trails”(13 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a church men's retreat with probably just under 100 guys. The cabins and tent sites met our needs perfectly. Trash pick-up was on a regular schedule, and the restrooms were well stocked, and kept clean. I enjoyed the trails and nature, while other...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here over night in our tiny houseboat. Really enjoyed waking up to the wildlife. This is a beautiful park and the showers were perfect!

1  Thank Bobbi H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We had a fun day meeting friends for an old fashion picnic. The children played on the playground, we watched hikers come & go, the fishermen & boaters were all around.

Thank debbiemajouejones
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Hontoon Park is a great local spot in a natural setting. A free ferry boat takes you across the water from the parking area to the island park. The ferry only transports up to six people at a time, so there may be a wait...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 September 2018

They have only one ferry taking people across the water. Only 6 passengers each way. So you have a long wait both ways. Just not great for getting to an from. We had to split up because of the 6 passenger rule and wait for...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to sit back and relax. Wasnt very crowded or hot. Boat ride to island was pleasant. Overall very positive experience.

Thank David E
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It is like no place else - the walking trails are beautiful and you feel like you are alone on the planet.

Thank pamacker6779
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Took my Grand Daughter here not much to do but she loved the Ferry ride and the playground. The hicking trails were well maintaned. We spent a very enjoyable afterneen there.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Had a very good lunch at the Dockside Deli then took the boat tour for a relaxing, educational tour.

Thank ahbshop50
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is truly an island and the only way to get there is via boat. The park provides a free boat ride to the island. There are no specific schedules as they just go back and forth as needed. It is a quick ride that...More

2  Thank aggsys
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16 October 2018|
Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
I can not answer that I did not stay over night at the park I have family in town. In all honesty I did not even see any cabins there'
5 August 2018|
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1 June 2018|
Response from cudrow | Reviewed this property |
Yes I saw dogs riding the ferry.