Hartwick Pines State Park


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Hartwick Pines State Park


Location:In Crawford County, 3 miles north of I-75 Exit 259 on M-93, northeast of Grayling.
Facilities:100 modern campsites, organization campground, rustic cabin, picnic area and shelter, modern restrooms, trails, fishing piers, visitor center/museum (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing, mountain biking, wildlife observation, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park's principal feature is a 49-acre forest of Old Growth Pines, one of the last remaining tracts of virgin pines in the Midwest. The Hartwick Pines Logging Museum (closed in winter) is located near the park's Michigan Forest Visitor Center, which offers exhibits and displays relating to Michigan's forests.
Address:4216 Ranger Rd
Grayling, MI 49738

Phone:989-348-7068
Web: www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=453
Size: 9,762 acres.

See other parks in Michigan.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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The Monarch white pine tree in Hartwick Pines State Park is a mere echo of its former self, yet the word "Monarch" still resonates with those who "knew it when."
Several generations of Michiganders--as well as those from throughout the United States and around the world--have formed fond memories of Hartwick Pines State Park near Grayling in Northern Michigan.
It is extremely interesting that Karen encouraged the protection of timber when she was the daughter of Nels Michelson, a lumberman and part owner of the Sailing Hanson Company, which owned and logged the land that eventually became Hartwick Pines State Park. In fact, Karen worked for the company as a secretary for a short time before her marriage to Edward, and both her father and husband made the bulk of their fortunes from the timber industry.
The memorial building also served as the main welcome center for Hartwick Pines State Park until 1994, when a new visitor center opened.
Hartwick Pines State Park (Grayling): Major Edward E.
HARTWICK PINES STATE PARK NEAR GRAYLING IS CELEBRATING ITS 75TH ANNIVERSARY WITH SPECIAL EVENTS ALL SEASON LONG.