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North Higgins Lake State Park

11747 N Higgins Lake Dr, Crawford County, Roscommon, MI 48653-8448
+1 989-821-6125
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Great spot to swim

Water so clear that you can see the bottom, and see the little fish near the shoreline!!! Beautiful!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
irishbear142017
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Westland, Michigan
Camping fun

Like all State Parks in Michigan, North Higgins Lake state Park is a gem. There is an ongoing... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Robert T
,
Hillman, Michigan
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11747 N Higgins Lake Dr, Crawford County, Roscommon, MI 48653-8448
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Water so clear that you can see the bottom, and see the little fish near the shoreline!!! Beautiful!

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Like all State Parks in Michigan, North Higgins Lake state Park is a gem. There is an ongoing effort at many of the parks to clean up and recondition them.

Thank Robert T
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This park was one of the best state parks in Michigan I've been to. It is very shallow in the swimming area. There also is a nice dog beach.

Thank Ken M
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

North Higgins Lake is one of the better state parks that I've been to. The campsites have enough trees and privacy to make it seem like you are camping, and it was not a "party" campground. The beach is rather small, and the water is...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Nice bike trails but park is not as modern as we care for. Beach access but no camping sites along water. Must walk to beach from parking lot.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is truly an undiscovered gem in Michigan’s state park system. Everyone flocks to South Higgins down the road, only to be shoe-horned into tiny campsites with no privacy, when just a few miles away there's a state park on the same lake with far...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Clearest, cleanest water I've ever seen since traveling to Hawaii. Fantastic for families with small children. Large, clean beach, showers, bathrooms, vending, occasional food trucks (depending on season). Would definitely go back!

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped down during dinner time to relax by the lake and to walk the beach. Sun was out so the water was typical Higgins...beautiful!!

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Higgins Lake is amazing! Gorgeous clear water, great swimming areas. The North state park has a great boat launch, picnic area, sandy beach and even a park store. There are lots of campsites, modern shower/toilet facilities, and there are a couple of mini cabins for...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This was the most beautiful lake I've ever been in. The water was very clear, and the beach was well maintained. Swimmer's itch was not a problem for us.

1  Thank Kaitlin T
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nelemu
15 July 2017|
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Response from Don A | Reviewed this property |
My neighbor works for the Department of Natural Resources at the North Park. He and his family were at the Park last weekend, and he indicated that the itch is not a problem this year as 2,500 Merganser ducks have been... More
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Robin F
17 September 2016|
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Response from KevinGault | Reviewed this property |
Robin, I am sorry but we did not stay for the night. I am sure you can look it up online or call.
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KimchiSheen
14 August 2015|
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Response from tonyandroula | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, I am not sure. We did not have a pet and I do not recall seeing any dogs there. I checked the DNR website and it appears that North Higgins Lake State Park does not have pet-friendly areas, but South Higgins Lake... More
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