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There are public access locations throughout Crawford County for swimming and boating. Lake Margrethe has a public beach at the public campground off McIntyre’s Landing Road, M-72 West. Located at the southern end of the county, Higgins Lake offers two state parks with large beaches and wonderful swimming facilities. Jones Lake, Kneff Lake and Shupac Lake also have small public beaches for swimming.
There are boat launches located at Lake Margrethe and Higgins Lake for those with larger boats or for jet-skiis. In order to  use these state forest areas you must have a “Michigan Recreation Passport”. Those are available to purchase at state parks, when renewing Michigan car registrations or when a state ranger is at the site. If there is no ranger when you arrive, they may put an envelope on your car and request that you purchase one by mail.

Boat at sunset

Boat at sunset

loving the beach!

loving the beach!

Upcoming Events
Sun 01

Juried Photography Exhibit

February 27 @ 11:00 AM - March 25 @ 5:00 PM
Thu 05

Full Moon Snowshoe Hike

March 5 @ 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri 06

Hunting/Fishing/Sporting Collectibles Show

March 6 @ 10:00 AM - March 7 @ 3:00 PM
Sat 07

Learn to XC Ski for Free

March 7 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Every week until Sat, 14 March 2015
Sat 07

XC Skiing by Lantern Light

March 7 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sat 07

St.Patrick’s Concert

March 7 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Weather Forecast
Sat, 28 February 2015, 11:25 PM
 

Mostly clear
13°F
real feel: 6°F
current pressure: 30 in
humidity: 60%
wind speed: 7 mph SSW
wind gusts: 7 mph
UV-Index: 0
sunrise: 7:18 AM
sunset: 6:25 PM