Burt Lake State Park

6635 State Park Drive
Indian River, MI 49749


Burt Lake State Park is located on the southeast corner of Burt Lake with 2,000 feet of sandy shoreline. Visitors are welcome to come and enjoy camping, boating, fishing, sight-seeing and many more activities in the beautiful area.


Cross Country Ski: Trails are not groomed.

Fishing: Shoreline fishing is available on the northern boundry of the park along the Sturgeon River. Walleye, trout, bass, bluegill, perch, pike and other species of pan fish can be found in Burt Lake.

Hiking: A one-mile hiking trail is marked within the park. No bicycles, horses or motorized vehicles are allowed on this trail.


Pet-Friendly Area: A section of pet-friendly shoreline is available on Burt Lake. For more information, please contact the park. Pets must be on a six foot leash and under an owner's immediate control at all times. All pet waste must be properly disposed of in trash receptacles.


Watchable Wildlife


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Burt Lake-Foot Trail
Trail Length: 1.00 (Miles)

Burt Lake-Inland Waterway
Trail Length: 38.00 (Miles)



Boat Launch: Burt Lake is at the heart of the Inland Waterway, a series of navigable rivers and lakes that stretch for 38 miles from Crooked Lake to Lake Huron.

Picnic Area: Picnic tables and fire pits/grills.

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