When was Fort Custer Recreation Area created?
Fort Custer Recreation Area was created in 1971.
First of all, Fort Custer Recreation Area is a state park, not a national one. It is "man-made" in the sense that most of the recreational improvements were built by humans. The lakes, however, were present when the land was taken for military training. Interestingly, no fort was ever built on the land.
BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN is about 75 miles WSW of Detroit, and southwest of Lansing, in extreme south central Michigan. Battle Creek is the home city of the Kellogg's and Post cereal companies, and of Denso Manufacturing Michigan (part of the global automotive components firm). Fort Custer Military Training Center is just west of Battle Creek, adjacent to the Fort Custer Recreation Area and state park in Kalamazoo County. Late in the 19th century, corn flakes…
There's no city there. That point is in the Fort Peck Recreation Area on the north shore of Fort Peck Lake. It's 0.72 mile south-southeast of the center of Wheeler, 0.85 mile west-southwest of the south end of the runway at Fort Peck Airport, and 2.1 miles west of the intersection of Missouri Ave and Milk River Dr in Fort Peck, Montana.