What to do in Albert E. Sleeper State Park

This beautiful state park is named for Governor Albert E. Sleeper who in 1917 created the Michigan State Park Commission. Many people initially donated parcels of land including this tract that features half a mile of sandy beachfront along Lake Huron.

Sleeper State Park is a day and overnight destination located on Michigan's "thumb."
The Lake Huron park features a 223-site modern campground with both sun and shade sites available. The campground is open year-round with modern facilities offered mid-April through late-October. Amenities include children's playground, picnic shelter, pay telephone, and horseshoe pits. Call 1-800-44-PARKS for reservations.

Four miles of marked nature trails traverse thickly forested old dune ridges and wetlands. In the winter, the park offers cross-country skiing and can be used as a camp for those wishing to ice-fish or snowmobile nearby.

The state park adjoins Rush Lake State Game Area, a favorite waterfowl hunting tract.

Recreation
Albert E. Sleeper State Park visitors enjoy a wide selection of campsites, a sandy swimming beach, hunting and fishing opportunities, and wooded trails. The winter season attracts snowmobilers and cross-country skiers.

Location
The park is located 10 miles north of Bad Axe off M-53 and M-25.

Climate
Saginaw Bay has mild to warm summers with temperatures averaging above 70 degrees F (above 21 degrees C). Winter temperatures average 18 to 22 degrees F (-8 to -6 degrees C). This is the driest region in the state with yearly precipitation amounts hovering around 28 inches.

Address
6573 State Park Rd.
Caseville, MI 48725

Phone: 989-856-4411

Traveler Reviews of Albert E. Sleeper State Park


Scott rates Albert E. Sleeper State Park
I am disgusted with the Rangers and DNR and how they handled quiet hours at this campground. I did not enjoy my visit because the stress it caused me to worry about getting removed late at night. I witnessed Rangers/DNR waiting at the road of a campsite for campers to laugh, talk, or just make a noise to loud for them to walk up and warn the guests around the campfire. Absolutely ridiculous for this to happen. I was approached many times throughout my stay for reasons such as my 5 kids were giggling to loud telling stories around the campfire at 11:30pm or when my daughter screamed because a spider crawled on her, DNR came and warned them. I can understand if other guests complain or we are heard from the road but to sneak up and wait to see if guests were going to be loud is ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS!!!!! I will NEVER stay here again.
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