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Walter J. Hayes State Park
Walter J. Hayes State Park
WALTER J. HAYES STATE PARK
WALTER J. HAYES STATE PARK
1220 Wamplers Lake Road
Onsted, Michigan   49265

Phone: 517-467-7401
Reservations: 800-447-2757
Hayes State Park, in the heart of the Irish Hills, is located on Wamplers Lake and Round Lake great for fishing and boating. The park's close proximity to Michigan International Speedway, crafts and antique shows and Hidden Lake Gardens make Hayes State Park a prime tourist destination.
History of the Area
Hayes State Park is one of the system's oldest state parks. Dedicated in 1920's, the park originally was named Cedar Hill State Park. The name changed when the Hayes family donated land to the park with the condition that it be renamed to honor Walter J. Hayes, a Michigan senator. The park has gone through many changes, but the major constant has been the attraction of Michigan's visitors to the recreational waters of Wamplers Lake.
Camping
Hayes-Modern(800) 447-2757 185 site(s)Electrical Service, Mini Cabin, Modern Restrooms, Playground
Nearby Accommodations
Indian Creek Camp Conference Center - Tecumseh, MICampgrounds
Enjoy Southeast Michigan's Best Family Camping experience at our clean, quiet, friendly campground. Jumping Pillow, WiFi, Paddle Boats, Minigolf, Swimming, Bicycling and more
12.1 miles from park*
Boating
Boating access to Wamplers Lake opens the great fishing opportunities and recreational boating opportunities.


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Area Attractions
For automobile and speed lovers, the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn is a short drive from the park. Stage Coach Stop, USA, a local theme park, is also within miles of the park. Other local activities include miniature golfing and antique shopping along U.S. 12.
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Area Campgrounds
Sequoia Campground
2675 Gady Rd.
Adrian, MI
517-264-5531
Greenbriar Golf Club & RV Park
14820 Wellwood Road
Brooklyn, MI
517-592-6952
Apple Creek Resort
11185 Orban Road
Grass Lake, MI
517-522-3467
White's Canoe Livery
400 M-70
Sterling, MI
989-654-2654
Indian Creek Camp & Conference Center
9415 Tangent Highway
Tecumseh, MI
Area Cabins and Lodges
Clearwater Resort Devil's Lake
6150 Us Highway 223
Addison, MI
(517) 547-7472
Hideaway Cove
11560 Breyman Hwy
Tipton, MI
(517) 431-2594
Whispering Lakes
12900 Mull Hwy
Tipton, MI
(517) 431-2416
North Haven Resort
11400 Waterman Rd
Brooklyn, MI
(517) 592-6170
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Walter J. Hayes State Park
Walter J. Hayes State Park