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Historic Mill Creek 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 the Historic Mill Creek and for general travel information on your visit to Mackinaw City.

Visitor Services


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

Refreshments and Picnic Area

Snacks and beverages are sold in the David A. Armour Visitor’s Center. Picnic grounds and a picnic shelter are located on site.


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


Historic Mill Creek 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 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.

Touring Time

There is a lot to see and do at Historic Mill Creek! 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 is a smoke-free site.

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