New rustic cabin now available for rent at Sleepy Hollow State Park

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 21, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — An ADA-accessible rustic cabin now is available for rent year-round at Sleepy Hollow State Park in Clinton County, Michigan, the Department of Natural Resources today announced.

The cabin, with a scenic view of 410-acre Lake Ovid, sleeps five people. The lighting is solar-powered and a propane wall heater provides warmth during cold months. Drinking water is available near the cabin, as well as a vault-style toilet. The bedroom includes a full-size bed with a single bunk above, and a full-size futon located in the adjoining room.

Those renting the cabin must bring their own bedding and cooking supplies. A private outdoor grill, fire ring and picnic table are located adjacent to the cabin.

“In addition to swimming, boating and fishing opportunities within walking distance, there is easy access to over 23 miles of hiking, bicycle and equestrian trails,” said Tim Machowicz, park supervisor.

Picket poles are located nearby for use by equestrians renting the cabin and a short path leads to the park’s trail system.

This cabin was built through a partnership between the DNR and Sleepy Hollow Trail Riders Association, an equestrian group that maintains the equestrian trails and hosts various events throughout the year, such as competitive mounted orienteering and judged trail rides.

“This addition to Sleepy Hollow offers our customers a great option, along with renting a campsite or the modern cabin,” said Dave Zmikly, park ranger. “The lake view is one of the best in the park.”

For more information about Sleepy Hollow State Park, visit www.michigan.gov/sleepyhollow or call 517-651-6217.

To make cabin reservations, visit www.midnrreservations.com or call 1-800-44PARKS (1-800-447-2757).

Inside Michigan’s Great Outdoors subscribers are always the first to know about reservation opportunities, state park events and other outdoor happenings. Visit www.michigan.gov/dnr to subscribe now.

A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry to Sleepy Hollow State Park.

A Recreation Passport grants vehicle access to any Michigan state park, boat launch, state forest campground or non-motorized state trailhead parking. Residents can purchase the Passport for just $11 ($5 for motorcycles) at the time of Michigan license plate renewal through Secretary of State. Forgot to check “YES” during renewal? Residents and nonresidents can purchase a Recreation Passport window sticker during regular business hours at state parks. Learn more about how the Recreation Passport supports state parks, local outdoor recreation opportunities, historic and cultural sites at www.michigan.gov/recreationpassport.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state’s natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. For more information, go to www.michigan.gov/dnr.

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