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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 what’s available for the 2020 season!

  • “A Day in the Park”

    We are now accepting submissions for “A Day in the Park – Celebrating 125 years of Mackinac Island State Park.”

  • Special Events

    Discover special events throughout the 2020 season.

  • Artist-in-Residence Program

    Mackinac has inspired artists for generations. Here’s your chance to let it inspire you.

  • Educational Programs

    Award-winning outreach. Immersive on-site experiences. Legendary field trips. Learn more here.

  • Mackinac State Historic Parks Blog

    Dig deeper into the rich history of the Straits of Mackinac.

  • Fire the Cannon

    Make your visit to Mackinac Island unforgettable.

  • Mackinac Weddings

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

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  • Finally starting to look and feel like winter. #thisismackinac #mackinacparks125 #makeitmackinac #mackinawcity #puremichigan
  • Fort Mackinac looking quite lovely on New Year’s Day. Thanks to @hmtamlyn for this shot! #thisismackinac #mackinacparks125 #winter #mymackinac #makeitmackinac #puremichigan
  • Is it December or April? #thisismackinac #makeitmackinac #mackinawcity #oldmackinacpointlighthouse #puremichigan #mackinacbridge
  • A beautiful shot of a snowy and lonely Colonial Michilimackinac taken by @aaronthompsonphototaker. #thisismackinac #mackinacparks125 #winter #cold #lakemichigan #straitsofmackinac #colonialmichilimackinac
  • Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland. #thisismackinac #winterwonderland #oldmackinacpointlighthouse #mackinawcity #straitsofmackinac #winter #puremichigan
  • This stunning bust of Agatha Biddle, made by Andy Sacksteder during his residency on Mackinac Island, will be part of the new Mackinac Island Native American Museum at the Biddle House, opening in 2020! #thisismackinac #mackinacparks125 #makeitmackinac #mymackinac #puremichigan #michiganmuseums
  • #Repost @mackinacisle #thisismackinac
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#TBT Monday morning summer skies on Mackinac. 🐴💛🦋 #MyMackinac  #PureMichigan #MackinacIsland  #Mackinac #StraitsofMackinac  #Michigan #UpNorth  #UpperPeninsula #FreshWater  #Travel  #IslandLife #GreatLakes  #IGTravel  #InstaTravel #TravelGram  #Wanderlust  #Travel #Travelingram #LakeHuron
  • We hope you consider Mackinac Associates on Giving Tuesday. Help support Mackinac’s treasures, such as the Kids’ Quarters at Fort Mackinac. Learn more at the link in the bio. #thisismackinac #preservemackinac #givingtuesday #give906
  • A gorgeous fall morning at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park. #thisismackinac #fallintomackinaw #fall #mackinawcity #straitsofmackinac #millcreek #fallmornings🍁 #puremichigan
  • Colonial Michilimackinac with a light dusting of snow, November 22. #thisismackinac #mackinacparks125 #winterinmackinaw #winter #snow #mackinawcity #straitsofmackinac #colonialmichilimackinac
  • Winter has arrived at Old Mackinac Point. #thisismackinac #winter #mackinawcity #oldmackinacpoint #mackinacparks125
  • A couple beautiful shots from Aaron Thompson of Michilimackinac before the dusting of snow. #thisismackinac #fallintomackinaw #puremichigan #mackinawcity #fall