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Mackinac Island Attractions

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Mackinac State Historic Parks Resources:

Explore at Home

Explore at Home

Take a virtual tour of our historic sites with demonstrations, online galleries, vast educational resources, and more!

Educational Resources

Education Opportunities

Step back in time and experience history with us! Mackinac State Historic Parks has a variety of programs to help students learn and explore.

Archaeology

Archaeology

Archaeology has been taking place every year within Mackinac State Historic Parks since 1959, and continues today.

Upcoming Events

Twilight Turtle Trek

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island Turtle Trek - A lantern-lit ski and snowshoeing trek through some of Mackinac Island's natural winter wonderland. The trail begins at Greany Grove (corner of Arch Rock Road... Read more »

Twilight Turtle Trek

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island Turtle Trek - A lantern-lit ski and snowshoeing trek through some of Mackinac Island's natural winter wonderland. The trail begins at Greany Grove (corner of Arch Rock Road... Read more »

Twilight Turtle Trek

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island Turtle Trek - A lantern-lit ski and snowshoeing trek through some of Mackinac Island's natural winter wonderland. The trail begins at Greany Grove (corner of Arch Rock Road... Read more »

Featured Blogs

The Project Goes On…

In 2004, Mackinac State Historic Parks began a long-term project to restore the original buildings at the Old Mackinac Point Light Station and reconstruct the missing elements.

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2020 Archaeology Wrap-Up

The second half of the archaeological field season had similar themes to the first half (see the first half recap here). Again, the most interesting artifact came from the central root cellar.

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Michilimackinac’s Artillery

Over the past few years the staff at Mackinac State Historic Parks has diligently been adding reproductions of Michilimackinac’s artillery throughout the site to provide visitors an accurate representation of what the site looked like in the 1770s.

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