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Fayette Historic State Park

Garden, MI
+1 906-644-2603
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So much History and Beautiy too!!

Fayette is a great place to spend a few hours. Start at the visitor center with a look at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan Y
Woodland, Michigan

With many historic sites, you're either restricted to what you can see or do, or the experience is... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Traverse City, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fayette is a great place to spend a few hours. Start at the visitor center with a look at the Townsite map before walking down the hill to see in all the buildings. If you have difficulty walking you may want to ask at the...More

Thank Jan Y
Reviewed 22 May 2017

With many historic sites, you're either restricted to what you can see or do, or the experience is hampered by hokey re-enactments of what actually occurred. Fayette eschews this trend. In short, you're immersed into the setting. You tour the grounds; you go into the...More

Thank MongoSchwartz
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I usually go camping for my birthday, and this year I was a bit late in planning so all the usual places that I go in Wisconsin were booked over the first weekend in August. My parents had talked about Fayette Historic State Park as...More

Thank JenniE54956
Reviewed 29 October 2016

On the advice of someone else, we spent several hours visiting Fayette Historic State Park. While there were no guides available the day we stopped, it was easy to walk around and visit the various buildings and read the signs explaining things. It was very...More

Thank KAZW87
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

If you are touring the lovely Upper Peninsula of Michigan I highly recommend making this a site to visit. We enjoyed several hours of sightseeing throughout this park, despite the wet drizzle that was coming down. This historic old town is located on the shores...More

Thank justthe2ofus
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were told about this place ad decided that we would talk a look. We were so glad we did. There is so much to see about the history of iron works. Lots of old buildings to see and so much history there. Lots of...More

Thank boopsie58
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My boyfriend and I stopped in after I have been here a few times before. He went to Michigan TECH for school a few years back but had never really seen the many wonderful places that the U.P. has to offer. So While on our...More

Thank Liz K
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This area was stunning. You really should not miss this state park if you are in the area. The price of $9.00 per car for out of state was reasonable and we used the pass again to get into Kitch-iti-Kipi for free. The pass is...More

Thank travelzoom2016
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great history of iron works here. Lots of old buildings to investigate and several restored rooms to see how they townsfolk lived. An abundance of information available. Lots of manicured lawns to picnic, run or play on. Not handicap friendly. There are a couple of...More

Thank Baba L
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My son found a brochure of this place at a rest stop, so it wasn't originally part of our itinerary, but we found ourselves with extra down time & decided to check it out...which was a very good decision. If you are into history &...More

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When is this park open?
19 February 2017|
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Response from William G | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you check with the Michigan State Park Websitel
Vern H
In the campground is there a place to fill up water jugs? In the day use area are there showers in the bathhouse? Thanks!!
7 July 2016|
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Response from Patricia R | Reviewed this property |
I just spent 1 night at the campground. Yes, there is a water source to fill up water jugs and no, there are no showers in the campground, only restrooms/toilets. There is a lovely beach by the campground, though. If you... More
What does it cost?
16 August 2015|
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Response from Chuck B | Reviewed this property |
oxengirl, has it all covered.