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Historic Mill Creek Discovery Visitor Information

Travel Information

Historic Mill Creek is located 3.5 miles east of Mackinaw City on US Highway 23 towards Cheboygan.

Street Address
9001 W. US Hwy 23 Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Travel Directions
Click here to map your route to Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park and for general travel information on your visit to the Straits of Mackinac.


Visitor Services

Refreshments and Picnic Area 
Snacks and beverages are sold in the Visitor’s Center. Picnic grounds and a Picnic Shelter are located on site.

The Museum Store in the Visitor’s Center offers a wide range of books, souvenirs and specialty gift items.

Accessible restrooms are located adjacent to the Visitor’s Center. Toilets are located at two locations along the trails.

Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park warmly welcomes guests with special needs. Learn more about how guests with limited mobility or other special needs can fully enjoy their visit. Click here for complete information about accessibility.


Visitation Tips & Courtesies

Getting Around
Please keep in mind that Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park is very much an outdoor experience so prepare accordingly for various weather conditions. We recommend walking shoes and comfortable clothing. Please be sure to collect a Map & Schedule at the entrance. Please consult the Adventure Tour Guidelines for special requirements for this feature.

Touring Time
There is a lot to see and do at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park. We recommend that you plan to spend a minimum of one to two hours touring the site.

Pet Friendly
Well-behaved pets on leashes are welcome. Water bowls are located near the Visitor’s Center.

Photography is permitted and encouraged in all areas. Professional or group photography must be approved in advance.

Electronic Devices
Please silence electronic devices during audiovisual presentations and live demonstrations.

Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park is a smoke-free site.