FAYETTE STATE PARK
13700 13.25 Lane
Site of Fayette Historic Townsite
Visit the historic townsight on the Garden Peninsula, camp in the surrounding state park and enjoy many recreational activities.
Fayette State Park is located between Escanaba and Manistique, off of US 2. Take Delta County Road 183 south from US-2 for 16 miles to Fayette. Fayette State Park is on Lake Michigan.
PICNICKING & SWIMMING-The beach, on Sand Bay, is just a short distance from the campground. The picnic area is adjacent to the beach and offers stoves and pit toilets. A change building is also provided. Playground equipment and horseshoe courts are also available.
TRAILS-The park offers approximately 5 miles of hiking trails. The trails are groomed in the winter for cross-country skiing. Trails wind through beech and maple hardwoods and throughout the historic townsite.
FISHING-Big Bay de Noc provides some of the finest perch, small mouth, and northern pike fishing in the Great Lakes. Fishing is permitted in the harbor area.
SCUBA DIVING-This is allowed in Snail Shell Harbor during certain times of the day. In order that all divers might enjoy this activity, ALL submerged artifacts are to remain in place and nothing is to be removed from the harbor bottom. A fee and use permit is required for this activity.
BOATING-A boat launching site, located between the campground and picnic area was recently improved so pleasure boats have better access to Big Bay de Noc. Parking is provided for vehicles with trailers. The protected waters of Snail Shell Harbor are deep enough for larger yachts and pleasure craft.
TOURS-Self-guided tour maps are provided for your walk in the historic townsite. Guided tours are also available daily.
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