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Employment Opportunities

Now Hiring!

Spend your summer in Mackinaw City or on Mackinac Island! Now hiring for all 2023 seasonal positions.

2023 - Fire Michilimackinac's Weapons

Fire Michilimackinac's Weapons!

Now you have two options to fire the weapons at Michilimackinac!

2023 - Public Hearing

Public Hearing

The Department of Natural Resources will hold a public hearing to receive public comments on proposed changes to the Mackinac Island State Park Commission – General Rules rule set.

Upcoming Events

Public Hearing

Mackinac State Historic Parks Board Room, Petersen Center, Mackinaw City 207 W Sinclair, Mackinaw City

Department of Natural Resources Executive Division Administrative Rules for Mackinac Island State Park Commission – General Rules Rule Set 2022-52 NR NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Wednesday, April 5, 2023 01:00... Read more »

Fort Mackinac Open for the Season

Fort Mackinac Mackinac Island, MI

Iconic Fort Mackinac opens for the 2023 season on May 4. See why the fort is the highlight of any island visit. #thisismackinac


Featured Blogs

Irish Ingenuity at Mackinac

In 1878, Alfred and Alice Doherty settled in Clare, Michigan, in the midst of the state’s booming lumber industry…Their four children, Floyd, Frank, Lyda, and Alfred Jr., were raised in Clare and would grow up to love Mackinac Island.

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Herbert Benjamin examining a horse and carriage in the 1950s.

Herbert Benjamin and Blacksmithing on a Changing Island

Herbert Benjamin ran his blacksmith shop into the 1960s – long after most village blacksmiths had closed their doors. Learn more about Herbert and how he navigated a rapidly changing time on Mackinac Island.

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Mackinac at the Museum (1798)

In 1798 an article detailed plans for an exciting new museum, a “cabinet of curiosities,” located in Deerfield, Massachusetts. Which Mackinac wonders would you pick to display in this “infant museum” of early America? How about nuts and wild rice?

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