South Higgins Lake State Park
106 State Park Drive
Roscommon, MI 48653

We Camped Here on...

10-15-04 thru 10-19-04

Park Description from the State website

South Higgins State Park is a 1,000-acre park split in half by County Road 100. To the north is Higgins Lake and to the south is Marl Lake and 700 acres forested in maple, oak and pine. The park contains almost one mile of shoreline along Higgins Lake, which is a large spring-fed body of water known for its clarity and fishing potential. Marl Lake is considerably smaller, shallower and less developed.

The park was first opened as a campground in 1927 with 15 campsites. In 2002, the park marked its 75th anniversary with the dedication of three new toilet/shower facilities, new electrical systems and water upgrades through funding provided by the Clean Michigan Initiative. As the second largest campground in a state park, the park's 400 modern camp sites are situated in a hardwood-shaded area. The park is very popular during the summer months and reservations must be made early.

Campground Info from the State website

Two campgrounds. 400 site(s), $29/$27/$25 per night, Boat Launch, Campsites with 50 amp Service, Electrical Service, Mini Cabin, Modern Restrooms

How to get to the Campground

From I-75, take exit 239 and head west on M-18. Turn right onto Robinson Lake Road. Robinson Lake Road will curve west into County Lake Road 100, which is followed south to the park entrance. From US-27, take the Higgins Lake exit east and follow County Road 104 to County Road 100 at Sharps Corner. The park entrance is less than one half mile away.
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Super nice new restrooms with heated floors in the women's room and handicap shower. Well water is good.
The sites are mostly shady with very little grass; mostly hard sandy ground. Nice, long beach area with a great walking path going the length of the park along the water..
Cingular cellphone service is very good.
Long drive for all of us.

Personal Rating

From Alan: Two thumbs up for the campgound and one thumb down for the long drive from home.