Things To Do

 

Things to do in Presque Isle Township

 
Hiking & Biking Trails

Anishinaabe Trail: walking/biking path along E. Grand Lake Road from Whiskey Point to New Lighthouse Park

Besser Natural Area: hiking/biking/skiing path located south of Bell Bay in the Besser Natural Area

Thompson Harbor State Park: hiking/biking/skiing trails—park entrance is located on US 23 N ( Harbor and some trails also accessible from Old State Road.)

The New Presque Isle Lighthouse Park: hiking trails throughout the park and along the shores of North Bay

Rockport State Park & Sinkholes: This area is now open to the public, contains miles of trails, and over a dozen sinkholes. Trails are navigable, however, are still being developed and marked. The park can be accessed in Presque Isle Township through the Besser Natural Area, or in Alpena Township from Rockport Rd.

Fishing & Boating

Presque Isle Harbor—fuel, dockage, restrooms

Sand Bay Marina—marine services, fuel, bait & supplies

Grand Lake Marina—pontoon & wave runner rentals, bait, supplies, marine services

Boat Launches:

*Lake Huron: at the Presque Isle State Harbor

*Grand Lake: 1)DNR launch off of E. Grand Lake Road on south side of Lake, appx. 1/4 mile from the LaFarge Quarry Entrance (bathrooms)  2) off 638 on north side of Lake, just north of Sand Bay Marina. (bathrooms/pavilion)/park)  3) end of Dault Rd.  4) at fork at end of Black Bass Bay Rd.  5) off US –23  N just north of Blue Horizon Rd. (park area w/ picnic tables).

*Long Lake:  1) DNR launch at the end of Mar Ral Rd on north-northwest of side of Lake.  2) at end of Shore St. off of Parallel on east side of Lake  3) along US-23 S. just south of Shubert Hwy.

SPORTS & RECREATION

Homestead Park:  tennis court, basketball court, volleyball court, playground equipment, and bathroom. Located next to the Kauffman Homestead, Grand Lake Chapel , and District Library.