Algonac State Park of St. Claire County, Michigan
6.2 miles long with 3 loops ranging in size from 0.5 to 2.5 miles long.
Take I-94 to 23 Mile Road (exit 243). Travel northeast 22 miles to the park.
8732 River Road
Marine City MI 48039
Phone Number: (810) 765-5605
TTY/TDD711 (Michigan Relay Center)
Motor Vehicle Permit Required: Yes
Approximate Size: 1450 (Acres)
Make a Reservation at this Park
Ski trail is not groomed.
Algonac State Park contains approximately 1,500 acres and has a half-mile of St. Clair River frontage. Home to rare habitats, the lake plain prairies and oak savannas provide places to view prairie plants, birds and butterflies. One of the park's major attractions is viewing freighters of the world along the St. Clair River frontage.
Please check the DNR Calendar for upcoming events at this location and at all state parks and recreation areas.
- Michigan State Park Explorer Program - Learn more about the natural features and resources located in this park with the Outdoor Explorer Program.
- Hunting - During fall and winter seasons, the park is open to small and large game species.
- Playground - These play areas offer a variety of playground equipment for children.
- Fishing - The parks shoreline on the St. Clair River is well known for excellent walleye fishing. The Marine City and Algonac North Channel Boating Access Sites are close to the park.
- Picnic Area - Picnic tables and fire pits/grills
- Picnic Shelter(s) - Call (810) 765-5605 for a reservation.
- Shooting/Archery Range - Archery and trap shooting are available. For additional information available click here. Motor vehicle permit required for entry.
- Hiking - Algonac's lakeplain prairies and lakeplain oak savannas are considered globally significant and contain 19 species on the state list of endangered, threatened and special concern list.
- Cross Country Ski - Trails are not groomed.
- Winter Camping - Semi-modern winter camping with electric service only and vault toilets. The parks sanitation station is open year round, water available in winter at the Headquarters.
- Metal Detecting Areas - Metal detecting is recognized as a legitimate recreation activity when it is conducted in ways that do not damage the natural and cultural resources in Michigan State Parks nor violate applicable state statutes. If you wish to use a metal detector in this state park, here is a map that shows clearly where this activity may take place. Any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
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Permission and information sources are from Contributers to this Web Site, the Department of Natural Resources, Michigan.gov, National Park Service,
and the USDA Forest Service.