MUSKALLONGE LAKE STATE PARK PHOTOS
Muskallonge Lake State Park is located 28 miles northwest of Newberry in Luce County. The 217-acre park is situated between the shores of Lake Superior and Muskallonge Lake. The area is also well known for its forests, lakes and streams. Muskallonge Lake State Park was the former site of Deer Park. Deer Park was a lumbering town in the late 1880s. Prior to its lumbering history, it was also an Indian encampment. Muskallonge Lake was a mill pond for millions of white pine logs that were brought to it by railroad lines. By 1900, the virgin stands of pines were depleted, the mill was closed, and the lumbering operation moved away. All that remains as evidence of the lumbering community are piles of sawdust and a few partly submerged pine logs in the lake. The park was also the old site of a Coast Guard Life Saving Station.
Muskallonge Lake provides anglers with an excellent opportunity to catch a variety of fish. These include northern pike and muskallonge, as well as, smallmouth bass, walleye and perch. Lake Superior boasts populations of trout, salmon and menominee. Fishing is especially good near the river mouths.
Snowmobiling and ATV trails are also available in the park.
PARK HOURS & FEES
TTY/TDD711 (Michigan Relay Center)
30042 County Road 407
Newberry, MI 49868
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