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Mackinac Island Attractions

Mackinaw City Attractions

Mackinac State Historic Parks Resources:

Mackinac Journeys

Juried Exhibition: Mackinac Journeys

The theme for the 2022 juried art exhibition is “Mackinac Journeys.” Every Mackinac journey is unique. From lifelong residents to the novice first-timer, the journey to, around, and from Mackinac is always memorable. We encourage artists working in all media to share with us their artistic visions of what a Mackinac journey means to them.

Educational Resources

Education Outreach

Bring Mackinac's rich history to your classroom with an in-person visit or virtually.

Field Trips

Field Trips and Immersive Programs

It's never too early to start planning your school trip to Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island. Learn all about field trip options, group rates, and incredible immersive experiences here.

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 »

Featured Blogs

Archaeology at Fort Mackinac – The British Well

The earliest archaeological excavation at Fort Mackinac took place at one of its earliest structures, the British well.

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Fairy Arch by Henry Chapman Ford 1874

Mackinac Island’s Other Arches

Arch Rock is Mackinac Island’s most famous and spectacular limestone formation. A century ago, curious visitors could find two additional arches, also celebrated for their natural beauty and rich traditions.

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Stereoview of Arch Rock

2021 Mackinac State Historic Parks Collections Acquisitions

Mackinac State Historic Parks accessioned 247 objects into its permanent collection and archives. Learn about a few of them here.

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