Wilderness State Park
At A Glance
The park offers year-round recreational activities and camping opportunities that include: modern campsites, as well as full hook-up and tent-only campsites. Six rustic cabins and three rustic bunkhouses are additional options for accommodations within the park.
Back Country Hiking, Star Gazing & Camping
Wilderness areas and 26 miles of beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline provide great places to observe nature from the numerous trails throughout the 10,000 acres park.
The Wilderness State Park Dark Sky Preserve is protected against light pollution and are ideal locations for stargazing and viewing the Aurora Borealis. Michigan is home to state-designated Dark Sky Preserves located within six of our state parks. In addition, the Headlands Dark Sky Park (Emmet County park) is the only internationally designated Dark Sky Park in the state and offers additional opportunities for viewing the night sky.