Mackinac Island State Park & Fort Mackinac

Mackinac Island State Park & Fort Mackinac


Location:In Mackinac County on an island in the Straits of Mackinac. Accessible by ferry from Mackinaw City and Saint Ignace; also accessible by plane to Mackinac Island Airport.
Facilities:Picnic area, playground, trails, concessions/store, historic fort, visitor center and museum. Open year round.
Activities:Walking, hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, swimming, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is Michigan's first state park and one of three state sites operated by Mackinac State Historic Parks. The park recreates life in the 1700s and early 1800s and features Fort Mackinac (built in 1780), Michigan's only revolutionary war-era fort. Other attractions on the island include a nature center, a scenic shoreline road, and inland trails with view of unusual geological formations. Cars are not permitted on the island.
Address:c/o Mackinac State Historic Parks
PO Box 370
Mackinac Island, MI 49757

Phone:231-436-4100
Fax:231-436-4210
Web: www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=418
Size: 1,800 acres.

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