Visit one or all six attractions on
Mackinac Island or in Mackinaw City
  • Employment Opportunities

    Want to  spend your summer at the Straits of Mackinac doing something fun and interesting? Click here to see our list of available positions for the coming season!

  • Special Events

    There is a TON going on throughout our historic sites this summer – click here for the complete list!

  • Hubbard’s Annex Land Sale

    The Mackinac Island State Park Commission is offering Hubbard’s Annex Lots 4, 5, 6, Block 2, for sale.

  • Mackinac State Historic Parks Blog

    New, interesting content is updated often on the Mackinac State Historic Parks blog. Click here for more information.

  • Fort Fright

    Lanterns light your way through an 18th-century fort and fur trading village overrun by werewolves, witches, goblins and ghouls. Storytellers weave spooky folktales near bonfires and treats such as hot mulled cider, cookies and candy can be found throughout the site.

     

  • Fire the Cannon

    Now YOU can fire the first cannon volley of the day at Fort Mackinac. Click here to learn how.

  • Only Have a Day or Two?

    Even if your trip is short, there’s still plenty to see.  Click to check out The Straits of Mackinac’s must-see attractions and sample itineraries to help you plan every last minute of your visit.

  • Mackinac Weddings

    Mackinac State Historic Parks offers 10 beautiful, unique settings for your special day.

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  • Thank you @yooperhero for the awesome picture of Fort Holmes! •
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#thisismackinac #mshp #fortholmes @mackinacisle
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We grow our own sunshine at Colonial Michilimackinac. 
#turksturbansquash #colonialcooking #colonialfood #michilimackinac #growfoodnotlawns #thisismackinac #fall #revolutionarywar #18thcenturyfood #squash #wintersquash #sunshine #straitsofmackinac #colonialgarden #garden #dinner #compostiscool #orange #colorfulvegetables #18thcenturygarden
  • Sawpit time! #thisismackinac #history #mackinaw
  • Early morning at Colonial Michilimackinac. #thisismackinac #sunrise #morning
  • Exploring all that is Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. #thisismackinac #lighthouse #straitsofmackinac #shipwreck
  • We mention the model year of this cannon every time we fire it at Fort Mackinac. The first person who can correctly identify that year will win two tickets to Fort Mackinac, good until October 28. 
#thisismackinac #cannon #history #mymackinac #mackinacisland
  • Sometimes you need a little help firing the cannon. #thisismackinac #boom #historyisfun @mackinacisle #makeitmackinac
  • Collect ‘em all at Labors and Trades Weekend at Colonial Michilimackinac! #thisismackinac #mackinawcity #michilimackinac #meetmackinaw #history
  • Michilimackinac was a hard working community in the 18th century. Stop by this weekend to learn all about it. #thisismackinac #history #work
  • #Repost @stephaniemgammon Thank you for sharing your photo with us! ・・・
Good morning Yankee Doodles. #thisismackinac ▪️▪️▪️ what a fun experience at Fort Michilimackinac ▪️▪️▪️
  • Arch Rock trips never get old. #thisismackinac #archrock #naturalhistory #mackinacislandstatepark @mackinacisle
  • Beautiful shot of downtown and Fort Mackinac. @jimmytaylorphoto #thisismackinac #beautiful