ONAWAY STATE PARK
Onaway State Parks are pleased to announce that this summer season canoes, kayaks and rowboats are available to rent at both parks. These boats will be available for full-day and half-day rentals. For questions about rentals please contact Onaway State Park at (989)733-8279. Located on the southeast shore of beautiful Black Lake. Encompassing 158 acres of rugged but picturesque land, including sand cobblestone beaches, large unique rock outcroppings and a diverse variety of trees. The park features a three-mile nature trail and 85 modern campsites among virgin white pines. Reservations are now being accepted for the new ?Shoreview? camper cabin. Shoreview? cabin offers a covered front porch area, large universally accessible deck, fire circle, refrigerator, microwave, outdoor grill, rowboat and electricity. It sleeps up to six, with two sets of bunk beds in separate rooms and a futon couch in the main living area. Campers must supply their own bedding, dishes and cookware. This 400-square foot cabin is situated about 50 feet from the Black Lake shoreline, and 300 ft from the park?s designated swimming area on the southeast shore of Black Lake. Picnicking, swimming, horseshoes and boat launch. Onaway is home of the annual Black Lake Sturgeon Shivaree, a festival in February featuring ice fishing, snowmobile racing and other winter activities.
One of the DNR's oldest state parks, it was acquired in 1920 from Presque Isle County and private donors. The park was dedicated in 1921. It is located in an area that was once frequented by the Chippewa Indians.
The Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into state parks and recreation areas, state boat launches, state forest campgrounds and state trail parking lots. Details and information on how to obtain your Michigan Recreation Passport can be found by visiting the MICHIGAN RECREATION PASSPORT
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The boat launch at the park provides safe and easy access to the rich, year-round fishery.
At 10,130 acres, Black Lake is the seventh largest lake in Michigan. It abounds with walleye, muskellunge, northern pike, yellow perch, smallmouth bass, and the elusive lake sturgeon.