Waterloo Recreation Area

Waterloo Recreation Area

The largest state park in the Lower Peninsula at more than 20,000 acres. The park boasts 11 in-land lakes, glacial topography, 47 miles of hiking trails, exceptional wildlife habitat, hunting and fishing. The Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center features year-round exhibits and nature programs on Michigan's geologic history. Rustic and modern camping areas and cabins. Includes a new 400 sq. ft. cabin that sleeps six. Picnicking, hiking, swimming, boat launches and riding stable (riding stable open weekends May thru October). Twelve miles of bridal trails and five miles of mountain bike trails. In the winter about seven miles of the hiking trails are used for ungroomed cross-country ski trails for the intermediate to advanced skier. Home to the Phyllis Haehnie Memorial Sanctuary, where visitors can enjoy gazing at numerous Sandhill Cranes from late August to early November. Metal detecting area and bridle trails.

Waterloo Recreation Area Web Site

Contact Information

Address

16345 McClure Road

Chelsea, MI 48118

Driving Directions

Reservations: (800) 447-2757

Phone: (734) 475-8307

Fax: (734) 475-1830

Location of Waterloo Recreation Area

Map of Michigan

Chelsea Weather

Now
CLOUDY
41°F
CLOUDY, humidity 86%, barometer 29.94,
wind 6 mph SW
Friday
Rain and snow showers in the afternoon
42°F | 27°F
Rain and snow showers in the afternoon
Saturday
Cold; a morning flurry, then a sprinkle
40°F | 20°F
Cold; a morning flurry, then a sprinkle
Sunday
Chilly with sun mixing with clouds
46°F | 32°F
Chilly with sun mixing with clouds
Monday
Partly sunny
53°F | 43°F
Partly sunny
Tuesday
Windy with periods of rain
54°F | 40°F
Windy with periods of rain

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