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Baraga State Park is a public recreation area covering 56 acres (23 ha) on the shore of Lake Superior's Keweenaw Bay in Baraga County, Michigan. The state park sits along Route 41 on the south side of the village of Baraga. The park, village, and county bear the name of Bishop Frederic Baraga.[3]

Baraga State Park
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Entrance sign
Map showing the location of Baraga State Park
Map showing the location of Baraga State Park
Location in Michigan
LocationBaraga Township
Baraga County, Michigan
Nearest cityBaraga, Michigan
Coordinates46°45′54″N 88°30′03″W / 46.76500°N 88.50083°W / 46.76500; -88.50083Coordinates: 46°45′54″N 88°30′03″W / 46.76500°N 88.50083°W / 46.76500; -88.50083 [1]
Area56 acres (22.7 ha)
Elevation614 feet (187 m) [1]
Established1921 [2]
Governing bodyMichigan Department of Natural Resources
WebsiteBaraga State Park

Activities and amenitiesEdit

The park offers swimming, fishing, paddling, picnicking facilities, camping, nature trail, ungroomed cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, playground, and metal detecting.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Baraga State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Baraga State Park" (PDF). Michigan Department of Natural Resources. April 2007. Retrieved February 9, 2018. "Established in 1921, the U.P.’s oldest State Park."
  3. ^ a b "Baraga State Park". Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved September 16, 2011.

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