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Old 05-11-2011, 07:23 PM   #1
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Fayette Historic SP, Michigan UP

Last summer I spent four weeks camping around the Michigan UP and found Fayette Historic State Park. It's a smaller CG compared to most Michigan State Parks, but the area is very nice with a lot of history. The Historic Townsite adjoining the CG is great, focusing on the iron-smelting operations that use to take place there years ago. The CG has vault toilets (no showers), no dump station, has electric at sites, and a couple of water spigots for filling jugs. If you want a nice pull thru site #25, #24, #27, and #10 are great choices. Back-ins would be #33 (nice view), #12 (view), and #54 (large site).

There's a nice beach/picnic area on Lake Michigan, and a boat launch.

I didn't have any reservations, but site #21 was just fine for my needs;

Twin blast furnace building is representative of the buildings within the Townsite area;

I highly recommend at least a two night stay to enjoy the area.




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Old 05-11-2011, 07:28 PM   #2
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Looks like a Nice place with roomy sites which many SP`s are known for.

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Old 05-11-2011, 08:22 PM   #3
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There are some really nice spots in the UP. We will keep this one in mind for the next time we get into the area.
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