Hayes State Park

1220 Wamplers Lake Road
Onsted, MI 49265


Hayes State Park is located on Wamplers Lake in the heart of the Irish Hills. The entrance to the park is located on US-12, just 9 miles west of Clinton and 4 miles east of M-50. M-124 cuts directly through the middle of the park.


Boat Rental:
There are boat rentals available at the concession stand (located in the beach house), including kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, paddle boats and floats. In addtion, the campground office offers boat rentals (kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddleboards and a row boat) to campers only,

Cross Country Ski: While there are no established groomed trails, the park is open to cross-county skiing and snowshoeing.

Anglers can find bluegill, sunfish, crappie, pike, muskie, smallmouth bass and largemouth bass in Wampler's Lake. During the winter, ice fishing is a popular activity.

Hiking: There are hiking trails located within the campground and footpaths located in the day-use area.

Paddling: Wamplers Lake is a recreational lake open to paddling. In addition, there are boat rentals located at the beach house and camprground office (campers only).

Swimming: There is a large swimming beach located on Wamplers Lake.

Watchable Wildlife: There are areas that are conducive to observing whitetail deer and bird migrations.




Beach: There is a large swimming beach located on Wamplers Lake

Picnic Area: Picnic tables and fire pits/grills are located in the day-use area.

Playground: There are two playgrounds located in the day-use area, as well as a playground located in the front loop of the campground.

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