Straits State Park located in Michigan’s Mackinac County was originally established as of 1924 and is known for having a dazzling view of the Mackinac Bridge right from the shore where you can tan, play, or swim. This State Park is on the southern shores of Lake Superior and northern shore of the Straits of Mackinac. The park features great views of the boats and ships traveling along the straits and can be very educational for your little ones to watch and talk about. Some of the main things to do in the park include hiking, camping, swimming, and watching curious wildlife.
If you like history this is the park for you as the area has a strong rooted history with the military as it was previously a military outpost. Great attractions nearby include the Mackinac Point Lighthouse, Tahquamenon Falls, and the Soo Locks. Of course, you cannot forget about the amazing fishing that surrounds the park and awesome events that take place in St. Ignace like their annual auto show over Labor Day weekend. The park itself offers a lot of facilities and services and is open all year round. The services available include electrical sites, sites for large groups, cabin rentals, modern restrooms, dumping stations and play/picnic areas. This is a park fully equipped to provide you and your families with a great time.