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Johns Ovid Laingsburg Fishing on Lake Ovid Disc Golf Course Camping Three picnic shelters Swim beach Hikebike trails 11 miles Horse trails 6 miles Snowmobiling in winter Hunting during established seasons Campground 181 Campsites Nort ID: 7403 Download Pdf

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Welcome to Sleepy Hollow State Park! 7835 E. Price Rd Laingsburg, MI 48848 (517) 651 - 6217 www.michigan.gov/sleepyhollow Sleepy Hollow State Park offers:Over 2,600 acres just off 127 near St. Johns, Ovid & LaingsburgFishing on Lake OvidDisc Golf Course CampingThree picnic sheltersSwim beachHike/bike trails milesHorse trails 10+ milesSnowmobiling in winterHunting during established seasonsModern cabin for rentRustic cabin for rent Campground181 CampsitesNorth campground Sites: #1South campground Sites: #101 North & South each have a modern bathroom buildingEach site has:Picnic tableFire pitElectricityAsphalt padReservations: 44PARKS or www.midnrreservations.com Campground Recycling Sleepy Hollow participates in Michigan DNR Parks and Recreation Division Green Recyclable items: #1 & #2 plastics, metals,Styrofoam, cardboard, box board), glass, paper. Campground Photos Host CampsiteSanitation StationBathroom BuildingCampground Office & ‘Sleepy’ the Bear PlaygroundInstalled in 2008The Friends of Sleepy Hollow raised money for playground & swings valued at over $100,000. Horseshoe courts and games area added in 2012Basketball court added in 2013Soccer area added in 2014 Explorer Guide ProgramsNature education programs Tuesday through Saturday in the summerIntroductory “Fishing in the Park” on Tuesdays & ThursdaysCheck out www.michigan.gov/natureprograms for schedules! Hike/Bike Trails13 miles of trails through prairie grasses, hardwood forests, and stands of pine trees Beach2 shelters available for rent or use on first come, first serve basisModern bathroomsAdditional sand added to beach in 2014 by The Friends of Sleepy HollowSixty trees planted in 2008/2010Swim areaFishing & dogs permitted (dogs on leash outside of swim area) The LegendDisc Golf Course Installed in 200918 holes challenging course! (forests & bordering water)Practice Putting greenTournaments throughout the year Picnic Shelters 3 Shelters available for rent, or use on first come, first serve basisEast Picnic ShelterVault toiletsFireplaceCharcoal Grill North & South Beach Picnic SheltersModern bathroomsLocated at beachElectricityCharcoal Grills Call (800) 447 East Picnic ShelterSouth Beach Shelter Boat LaunchRenovated in 20103 boat launch lanes & 1 canoe/kayak laneEntrance off of Price Rd.open 24 hours Organization CampgroundRustic camping for Youth Groups (Boy & Girl Scouts, church groups, etc.)Vault toiletsWaterPicnic tablesTents onlyOther groups/families can use this campground, must have at least 5 campsCall the park at (517) 6516217 for reservations Horseback RidingHorse Staging Area has pavilion, pit toilet & water pump for horses10+ miles of horse trailsTrailer horses in for day only Lake Ovid 410 acre lakeNo wake lakemakes it great for fishing, canoeing and kayakingFish include: pike, large & smallmouth bass, bluegill, sunfish, crappie, rock bass, perch, catfish, bullheadsBoat rental available Memorial Day through Labor Day at campground office Outreach EventsFree programs providing tailored outdoor nature experiences for all agesContact the park to schedule an event! Events throughout the yearRunning Fit Trail Run, The LegendMSU Women’s Crew Races, Rowing RegattaIchabod Crane Days & Harvest FestivalSeveral horse events throughout the year (some include special event horse camping)Disc Golf TournamentsHaunted Hollow Geocache EventSnowshoe building workshopsWinter Trail HikesWinter Outreach Programs for kidsArchery in the Park during the summerLearn more at www.michigan.gov/dnrcalendar Friends’ GroupsFriends of Sleepy Hollow State ParkHost campground events such as: Harvest Festival & Ichabod Crane DaysFundraising installed playground & swings in campgroundPlanted wildflowers in parkInstalled “Take a Sack, Bring it Back” dispensers throughout parkSleepy Hollow Trail Riders AssociationMaintain horse trailsSponsor several horse events Purchased & installed pavilion in horse staging areaExpanded horse staging area parking. HuntingOpen to hunting & trapping during appropriate seasonsOpportunities for hunting include:TurkeyDeerRabbitSquirrelWaterfowl Fishing & Boating Accessibility4 Fishing Piers:All handicap accessible2 at the Boat Launch Campground Fishing PierBeach Fishing PierKayak and Canoe rentals available at the campground office Winter at Sleepy Hollow State ParkIce fishingSnowmobiling (must have 4” or more of snow on ground)Snowshoeing, cross country skiing and hikingWinter camping at the cabin Muskrat Lake Boating Access SiteLaunch boats on Muskrat LakeVault toilet at launchGreat fishing opportunities Babcock’s Landing Looking Glass River Boating Access SiteLaunch boats to travel down the Looking Glass RiverFish on the riverFish from the landing & bridge Recreation PassportRecreation Passport replaces State Park StickerThe Recreation Passport grants vehicle access to all 102 Michigan state parks, state forest campgrounds, all state trailhead parking, stateoperated boat launch and harbor parking. To purchase your Recreation Passport, check “Yes!” when you renew your Michigan license plate with the Secretary of State.: cost is only $11 for the year, $5 for motorcycles: daily pass is $9, annual pass is $31Window stickers can be purchased at the park if you forgot to check “yes” at the Secretary of Statewww.michigan.gov/recreationpassport Value to Community300,000 visits to Sleepy Hollow in 2014Overnight visits totaled 62,000 in 2014Average ‘day only’ visitor spends $28Average camper spends $65 per day Customers are guided to local businesses and resources to enhance their stay See you at Sleepy Hollow! Wild Blue PhloxForest with Mayapple’s blooming

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