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Mackinac Island State Park

7029 Huron Rd, Mackinac Island, MI 49757-5155
+1 231-436-4100
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Great Informative Buggy Ride

Had a great buggy tour of the park on a beautiful Fall day, lots of history and scenery ! The guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
goldenbair
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Burlington
Amazing

Going to this island was the most amazing experience in my life. Getting off the ferry is a little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pudbud09
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Myersville, Maryland
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This is Mackinac Island State Park, a landscape characterized by high limestone bluffs, beautiful vistas of sparkling water, vibrant forests, and mystical geological formations. With automobiles banned since 1898, here exists a quieter way of life away from interstate noise of cities. Over 80 percent of Mackinac Island is within Mackinac Island State Park—free of charge and open year round—where you’ll discover the true natural gems of Mackinac. Whether visiting this island parkland by foot, bike, horseback, or carriage, these many majestic geological wonders and unique historical monuments are visual treasures found only here—on the island sacred to the Ojibwa and Odawa Great Lakes Indian tribes. According to them, this is where life began. You’re invited to discover why.
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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7029 Huron Rd, Mackinac Island, MI 49757-5155
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great buggy tour of the park on a beautiful Fall day, lots of history and scenery ! The guide was very knowledgeable and funny as well !

Thank goldenbair
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Going to this island was the most amazing experience in my life. Getting off the ferry is a little stressful trying to find your stuff and with all the commotion but when you get back on the island it is cool. So I suggest to...More

Thank Pudbud09
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Experiencing all that the Island has to offer will bring you to visit the state park. There are many varity of trees and plant life. We was able to enjoy the beauty of nature.

Thank gwkelley
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is an incredible, secret getaway. After learning about this island from a friend, we were so pleased with our visit we can't wait to return! It's a great, quaint getaway. Time slows down on the island and the pace is perfect. Everything is clean....More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times, and we discover something new each time. We stayed close to the touristy things before, but branched out this trip and went towards the center of the island. Did a bit of hiking, a bit of pushing an ECV up...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a very enjoyable ride through the State Park. Our driver was Excellent unfortunately I can not remember his name. He had three horses, Jessie, Martin and Jacob. The driver explained a lot about the island and made it amusing.

Thank Beee47
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Another visit to this island was spectacular! We...just .. walk.. Around the island! Through the island! THe center of the island and oposite end of the island are really peaceful during the fall months.

Thank PamDoug
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Loved this place while we were on the carriage ride around the island. Very well preserved and kept up nicely.

Thank ScottieCarrie
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice walk thru the state park from the Fort to Arch Rock. Nice clear paths and very relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Jalyssa J
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Clearly marked pathways throughout. You can spend as long as you want and access points are in convenient locations.

Thank Wanderingwindsorite
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Diane B
30 August 2017|
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Response from Irma G | Reviewed this property |
Two days, two nights
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Brenda K
17 July 2017|
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Response from Crystal W | Reviewed this property |
I traveled the island by carriage but there were plenty of tourists on bike. There were many places to lock up your bike if you wished to hike a trail. Hope this helps.
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Susana R
13 July 2017|
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Response from MillerTyme2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can bring your dog(s) to the island and the bikes are allowed also. You might want to check each hotel or B & B for pet policies, as some do not want pets. Try Lilac Lodge on street across from the docks. Try the... More
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