Situated on 36 wooded acres with a sandy beach on Budd Lake, Wilson State Park is located on the north end of Budd Lake in Clare County. The park was originally the site of the Wilson Brothers Sawmill and Company Store, which thrived in the late 1800s.
Fishing: Budd Lake, a 175- acre lake, boasts great fishing. A large fish population of muskellunge, bass, panfish, perch and walleye inhabit the lake. Besides fishing, pleasure boating and water-skiing are also popular activities on Budd Lake. A modern concrete launch ramp is located outside the park on the south end of the lake and mooring is allowed along the lake's shoreline
Wilson-Group Use Area
Picnic Area: The day use area has a sandy beach with a pavilion and a picnic shelter. Fire pits/grills available.