Mackinac Island State Park is a popular Mackinac Island area destination located only 12.2 miles from the facilities of Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping in Mackinaw City, MI.
Governed by the Mackinac Island State Park commission, Mackinac Island State Park is free of charge and open year round. No motor vehicles are allowed on Mackinac Island, so there is no ferry equipped to transport motor vehicles to this National Historic Landmark.
Mackinac Island State Park
Mackinac Island, MI
Phone Number: (906) 847-3328
Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping vs. Mackinac Island State Park
Many people who intended to book a campsite at Mackinac Island State Park (camping is not permitted on Mackinac Island) are now longtime returning visitors to Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping. A centrally located, large campground with many facilities, Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping is convenient to visitors looking for Northern Michigan attractions such as Mackinac Island State Park.
Camping styles vary widely and many State Parks may not be a good fit for some campers. Mackinac Island State Park varies in their accommodations, features and facilities compared to Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping, so we have gathered information on Mackinac Island State Park and contrasted them with Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping. The chart below compares Mackinac Island State Park versus Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping.
|Amenities||Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping||Mackinac Island State Park|
|Site Types||Dozens of site types||No camping or lodging.|
|Full Hookup Sites||200 Full Hookup Sites||No camping or lodging.|
|Cabin Rentals||Variety of Lakefront Cabin Rentals||No camping or lodging.|
|RV Friendly||Large RV Sites, Seasonal RV Sites & RV Sanitation Station||No camping or lodging.|
|Park Store||Camp Store & Game Room (Memorial Day to Labor Day)||Mackinac Island State Park Visitor's Center|
|Playgrounds||3 Playgrounds & Basketball Court||Playground|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi* (*click for more info)||Not available at Mackinac Island State Park|
|Modern Camping||Heated Pool (seasonal), Paved Roads, 3 Shower Buildings, Flush Toilets||Modern Restrooms (seasonal)|
|Activities & Natural Surroundings||Natural Beaches, Trails, Metal Detecting||Variety of local attractions.|
|LP Gas Refill||Available at Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping||Not available at Mackinac Island State Park|
|Shuttle Service||Free shuttle service to Mackinac Island Ferry||Not available from Mackinac Island State Park|
|Fee for Camper Pass||No extra fee charged for registered guests.||No fees required for entry.|
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