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Craig Lake State Park
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851 County Road AKE
Champion, Michigan   49814

Phone: 906-339-4461
Reservations: 800-447-2757
Craig Lake is a wilderness area that spans over 6,900 acres in Baraga County. The park contains six full lakes with muskellunge, bass, walleye, and northern pike, plus a variety of wildlife including a portion of the UP moose herd. This park offers some of the most rugged trails in Michigan for hiking. Snowmobiles are allowed with 4" of snow or more on the ground. Cross-country skiing is allowed, however, the trails are not groomed. There are two cabins for rent just a two mile hike from the parking area. Metal Detecting Area. Now renting Yurts.
Nature of the Area
The park contains six full lakes and a variety of wildlife such as deer, black bear, beaver, loons and moose.
The Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into state parks and recreation areas, state boat launches, state forest campgrounds and state trail parking lots. Details and information on how to obtain your Michigan Recreation Passport can be found by visiting the MICHIGAN RECREATION PASSPORT web page.
Craig Lake State Park-Teddy Lake Yurt(800) 447-27571 site(s)

Craig Lake-Rustic(906) 339-446114 site(s)Rustic Site, Walk-in Sites

Craig Lake-Rustic Cabins(800) 447-27572 site(s)Cabins & Lodges, Vault Toilet
1. Craig Lake State Park offers six lakes for swimming, including the largest one, Craig Lake.
2. The park doesn't provide lifeguards; swim at your own risk.
3. Swimming is permitted throughout daylight hours only.
4. No specific designated areas are marked for swimming in this wilderness state park setting.
5. Visitors can enjoy a refreshing dip after hiking or fishing activities within the park's boundaries.
6. The water bodies include bays and coves ideal for secluded swims amidst nature.

Keewaydin Lake offers the only boat launch in the park and the only lake that allows motorboats. Fishing by artificial lure only on this lake. Please check the fishing guide under Baraga County for more information or contact the park.
Enjoy fishing in six wilderness lakes, home to northern pike, muskellunge and yellow perch. Also find smallmouth bass in Teddy Lake.

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Craig Lake State Park offers scenic picnic spots with tables and grills, surrounded by wilderness for a tranquil outdoor experience.
This park offers some of the most rugged trails in Michigan. An eight-mile trail loops around Craig Lake and offers some great opportunities to view wild life, fauna and the lakeshore. A 7.5 mile section of the North Country Trail runs through the park. The trail covers some rough terrain, but is well worth the effort. This national scenic trail hiking route from North Dakota to New York includes more than 1,500 miles in Michigan.

Craig Lake-Main Trail Trail Length: 8.00 (Miles)Cross Country Ski, Hiking

Craig Lake-North Country Trail Trail Length: 7.50 (Miles)Cross Country Ski, Hiking

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