Newaygo State Park sits atop 20-foot embankments overlooking the Hardy Dam Pond – a 6-mile flooding of the Muskegon River.  Newaygo State Park is located at 2793 Beech Street in Newaygo Michigan. For more information, click here.

Newaygo State Park features two rustic campgrounds, an 18-hole disc golf course and a boating access site. There are also two fantastic hiking trails within the park.  Michigan’s famed Dragon Trail and the Newaygo Poplar Trail. So there are plenty of options for family fun!

Newaygo State Park borders the Manistee National Forest, offering easy access to trails, hunting and other outdoor recreation. Please be aware that endangered blue Karner butterfly habitat is located on the west side of the powerline and be mindful of where you are walking.

A 2-mile stretch of the Dragon Trail  – jointly managed by the Newaygo and Mecosta county park commissions – traverses the embankment and provides overviews of the Hardy Dam Pond. The park’s best access point is the boating access site parking lot. In addition, the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park is just 7 miles east of the park providing hiking and biking opportunities. There is a trailhead staging area in Morley.

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