Dogs may join their families on the premises, but in accordance with Michigan by-laws, they must remain leashed. Drinking water is available via the on-site bathrooms to help keep Fido well-hydrated. There is no dog play area at this state park. Owners should bring poop bags with them from home to ensure they have access to a bag when needed.
It is assumed that all pet owners will display responsible ownership by cleaning up after their pets. Pinckney Recreation Area is private facility and campground. A recreational pass is required to enter the premises. A recreational pass can be purchased for $11 at the time of vehicle permit renewals for Michigan residents.
This allows access to all Michigan state parks for a period of one full calendar year. Recreation Passports are also available to non-residents in both daily and yearly denominations though it is not known what the cost for each is at this time. Pinckney Recreation Area is home to many lakes as well as a variety of different camping accommodations.
Camping facilities are available by reservation only and are fee-based. Among the types of accommodations on the grounds are a camper cabin/yurt, rustic-style campsites near Crooked Lake, backpack camping on the Potawatomi Trail, as well as modern camping sites.
Bathrooms featuring showers with hot water are located near Bruin Lake. Among the Pinckney Recreation Area's most popular activities are picnicking, fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, volleyball, horseshoes, and metal detecting.
Also housed on the grounds is a boat rental shop and a concession stand selling snacks and drinks. Visitors to Pinckney Recreation Area must comply with all Michigan state laws. This includes ensuring that all dogs are current on vaccinations and licensed in their city. For a great time at a beautiful Michigan park, plan to visit Pinckney Recreation Area!