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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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  • 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
  • Snow, flowers and rough seas at Colonial Michilimackinac. #thisismackinac #mackinacparks125 #fallinmichigan #lookslikewinter #snow #mackinacbridge
  • That’s a wrap for our historic sites for 2019. A huge thank you for everybody who visited this year, and we look forward to an exciting 2020! #thisismackinac #mackinacparks125 #mymackinac #makeitmackinac #meetmackinaw #puremichigan
  • Last call for Fort Mackinac is tomorrow, which means last chance to get this view from the Tea Room for 2019. We hope to see you! #thisismackinac #makeitmackinac #mymackinac #closingday #puremichigan
  • Lovin’ fall at Fort Mackinac. #thisismackinac #makeitmackinac #mymackinac #fall #puremichigan
  • When you visit Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse in 2020, you’ll be able to see these views from the second floor. #thisismackinac #oldmackinacpointlighthouse #fallintomackinaw #lighthouse #mackinawcity #newfor2020
  • Days like today are why you visit in the fall. #thisismackinac #makeitmackinac #mymackinac #puremichigan #fall
  • A little more than two hours until the fright begins. #thisismackinac #fortfright19 #falintomackinaw #meetmackinaw #puremichigan
  • Fort Fright is here! Tonight and tomorrow, 6:30-9:30. Share the fright! #thisismackinac #fortfright19 #meetmackinaw #fallintomackinaw #puremichigan
  • Beware of lurking lutins and prowling werewolves at Fort Fright, October 4-5 at Colonial Michilimackinac. #thisismackinac #fortfright19 #makeitmackinac #mymackinac #fallintomackinaw #meetmackinaw #halloween #folklore #scarystories #mackinawcity mackinacparks.com/fort-fright
  • Are you brave enough for Fort Fright? #fortfright19 #thisismackinac #fallintomackinaw #meetmackinaw #makeitmackinac #mymackinac #puremichigan