Baraga State Park
Infobox_protected_area | name = Baraga State Park
lat_degrees = 46
lat_minutes = 45
lat_seconds = 14
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 88
long_minutes = 31
long_seconds = 1
long_direction = W
area = convert|56|acre|km2
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Baraga State Park is a convert|56|acre|km2|adj=on
state parkin Baraga County, Michigan. The park is about 1/4 mile (400 m) south of Baraga, Michiganalong US-41 on Keweenaw Bayof Lake Superior. The park bears the name of Bishop Frederic Baraga. The Bishop Baraga Shrineis nearby. [cite web| url = http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=408| title = ParkList - Baraga State Park| accessdate = 2006-07-10] The park has modern restrooms from mid-May to the end of October.
Facilities and activities
Cross-country skiingon ungroomed trails
Fishing. Pike, trout, perch and salmon are available in local streams and in Lake Superior.
**Picnic Shelter. A pavilion located in the campground serves as a covered picnic shelter for campers and is the location of many park events. This picnic shelter offeres electrical outlets and lights for evening programs.
Camping. Camping is available at 116 grassy sites or in the park's minicabin.
*Metal Detecting - Metal detecting is recognized as a legitimate recreation activity when it is conducted in ways that do not damage the natural and cultural resources in Michigan State Parks nor violate applicable state statutes. [http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/RecreationCamping/metal-maps/baraga.PDF Use a map] that shows clearly where this activity may take place. Any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
* [http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=408 Baraga State Park - Michigan DNR]
* [http://sea.unep-wcmc.org/wdpa/sitedetails.cfm?siteid=80381&level=nat World Database on Protected Areas - Baraga State Park]
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