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Current Events
Current Events For September  2015
Jul 03, 2015
- Sep 05, 2015
Bay City State Recreation Area - Arrows Away
Come get outdoors on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the summer to practice archery.
Jul 12, 2015
- Sep 07, 2015
Wolf Lake Hatchery - Scavenger Hunts
Join us to take part in nature themed scavenger hunts offered daily this summer from July 12 through September 7.
Jul 13, 2015
- Sep 07, 2015
Wolf Lake Hatchery - Feeding Frenzy
Join us at lunchtime on weekdays throughout the summer to watch multiple animals get fed their meal!
Jul 14, 2015
- Sep 01, 2015
Bay City State Recreation Area - Hook, Line & Sinker
Kids are invited to join us for weekly fishing.
Jul 16, 2015
- Sep 03, 2015
Wolf Lake Hatchery - Arrows Away Archery
Join us on Thursday evenings this summer to learn the basics of archery.
Jul 17, 2015
- Sep 05, 2015
Wolf Lake Hatchery - Hook, Line and Sinker
Kids are invited to join us on Friday's and Saturday's throughout the summer to try their luck at fishing.
Jul 19, 2015
- Sep 07, 2015
Wolf Lake Hatchery - Hatchery Tours
Join us every day this summer for 30 minute tours of the Fish Hatchery.
Jul 20, 2015
- Sep 07, 2015
Muskegon State Park - MI Big Green Gym: Great Lakes Beach Yoga
Learn exercise and relaxation techniques on Monday and Wednesday mornings this summer during yoga at the beach.
Jul 25, 2015
- Sep 05, 2015
Bay City State Recreation Area - Music From the Marsh - Concert series
Join family and friends on Saturday evenings for good music and fun!
Aug 25, 2015
- Sep 06, 2015
Ludington State Park - Nature Programs and Activities

Families and friends are welcome to join us for fun activities at the park from August 25 - September 6.

Aug 31, 2015
- Sep 06, 2015
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Nature Programs and Activities

Families and friends are welcome to join us for fun activities at the park from August 31 - September 6.

Aug 31, 2015
- Sep 07, 2015
Hartwick Pines State Park - Nature Programs and Activities

Families and friends are welcome to join us for fun activities at the park from August 31 - September 7.

Sep 01, 2015
Orchard Beach State Park - Tuesday Night Speakers
Join us at the park pavilion to hear Kerry Schubach, Director of the Manistee Art Institute, discuss the institute and more.
Sep 04, 2015
- Sep 07, 2015
Sleepy Hollow State Park - Labor Day Weekend Fest-Equestrian
Join us Labor Day Weekend at Sleepy Hollow State Park!
Sep 05, 2015
- Sep 06, 2015
Wilson State Park - Labor Day Weekend Celebration
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Wilson State Park with a bike parade, hay ride, and crafts!
Sep 06, 2015
Bay City State Recreation Area - Summer's End Fishing Derby
Family and friends are invited to join us for fishing contests and more on Labor Day weekend.
Sep 06, 2015
Cedar River State Harbor - Cedar River Bridge Walk
Join Cedarville Township as they host their annual bridge walk at Cedar River State Harbor!
Sep 07, 2015
Grand Haven State Park - Labor Day Bike Parade
Join Grand Haven State Park on the 4th of July by decorating bikes and parading around the campground!
Sep 08, 2015
Orchard Beach State Park - Tuesday Night Speakers
Join us at the park pavilion to learn about wildflowers.
Sep 09, 2015
Belle Isle Park - Exercise and Leisure Day
Seniors are invited to come play tennis, baseball, golf, walk, bike and enjoy a cookout.
Sep 11, 2015
Pinckney Recreation Area - Run Woodstock
Join family and friends for fun runs and hikes on various mile trail loops.
Sep 11, 2015
- Sep 12, 2015
Baraga State Park - Harvest Festival

Celebrate Halloween with spooky activities and family fun!

Sep 11, 2015
- Sep 13, 2015
Van Riper State Park - Harvest Festival

Monster Mash dance, a scavenger hunt, face painting, games, trick-or-treating and a haunted hike will provide fall fun all weekend!

Sep 12, 2015
Lakeport State Park - Punt, Pass & Kick

Children ages 6 to 15 are invited to compete and share their talents in punting, passing, and kicking.

Sep 12, 2015
- Sep 13, 2015
Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Yankee Springs Trail Riders Association's Annual Meeting & Camp Out
Come to Yankee Springs Annual Trail Riders Association Meeting and Camp Out!
Sep 12, 2015
- Sep 13, 2015
Harrisville State Park - Go Get Outdoors - Hunter Education Weekend

Join Harrisville State Park for its 9th Annual "Go Get Outdoors" program!

Sep 12, 2015
Mears State Park - C.O.V.E. Benefit Beach Walk/Run
Join us at Charles Mears State Park for the annual C.O.V.E. Benefit Beach Walk/Run!
Sep 12, 2015
Metamora-Hadley Recreation Area - Lake Minnawanna Family Fishing Tournament
Join us for Metamora-Hadley Recreation Area's Fishing Tournament on Lake Minnawanna.
Sep 12, 2015
Belle Isle Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday
Come take part in a variety of summer projects including cutting invasive, non-native shrubs.
Sep 12, 2015
South Higgins Lake State Park - Tour the Lakes Ride for RADL
Participate in a 25K, 50K or 100K+ Bike Ride!
Sep 12, 2015
Maybury State Park - Intro to Edible Plants
Join us for a hike and learn about edible plants!
Sep 12, 2015
Holly Recreation Area - Adopt-A-Road Clean Up Day
Join the Friends of Holly State Recreation Area as they help keep the park clean and litter free!
Sep 12, 2015
Muskallonge Lake State Park - 8th Annual Rock On! Rock Show With Lake Superior Agates

Join us all weekend for a Rockin' good time at Muskallonge Lake State Park!

Sep 12, 2015
- Oct 10, 2015
Waterloo Recreation Area - Yoga Out Yonder
Guided hikes and yoga on the trails for ages 13 and up.
Sep 13, 2015
Waterloo Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday
Volunteers are needed to help restore ecosystems in state parks!
Sep 13, 2015
Muskallonge Lake State Park - 8th Annual Rock On! With Lake Superior Agates
Join us all weekend for a Rockin' good time at Muskallonge Lake State Park!
Sep 13, 2015
Silver Lake State Park - Fall Mount Baldy Hill Climb

The Michigan Sport's Buggy Association will once again be hosting the Fall Mount Baldy Hill Climb at Silver Lake State Park's Off Road Vehicle Area!

Sep 13, 2015
Lake Hudson Recreation Area - Great Outdoors Youth Jamboree

Get outdoors and experience various recreational activities that are fun for the whole family!

Sep 17, 2015
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Artist in Residence Presentation - Painter Reid Masselink
Join us at the Visitor Center to learn more about Reid Masselink, resident artist, and his work.
Sep 18, 2015
- Sep 20, 2015
Van Riper State Park - Harvest Festival

Monster Mash dance, a scavenger hunt, face painting, games, trick-or-treating and a haunted hike will provide fall fun all weekend!

Sep 19, 2015
- Sep 20, 2015
Bewabic State Park - Harvest Festival Weekend

Come to Bewabic State Park's Harvest Festival for a great weekend of campsite decorating, pumpkin carving and trick-or-treating

Sep 19, 2015
- Sep 26, 2015
Wolf Lake Hatchery - Michigan Trails Week!

Come celebrate and take part in Michigan Trails Week by enjoying the trails at Wolf Lake.

Sep 19, 2015
Holly Recreation Area - Great Hollywoods Ace Race/One Disc Challenge
Join us for the Ace Race and One Disc tournament at Hollywoods disc golf course!
Sep 19, 2015
- Sep 20, 2015
Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Fort Wilkins 2nd Annual Fall Harvest Fest

Families and friends are invited to celebrate the fall season with geocaching, trick-or-treating, contests and more!

Sep 19, 2015
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday
Volunteers are needed to help restore ecosystems in state parks!
Sep 19, 2015
Island Lake Recreation Area - Paddle-Pedal

Celebrate Michigan Trails Week by kayaking or canoeing for a few miles with family and friends!

Sep 19, 2015
Pinckney Recreation Area - Midwest MedWar - Sprint Adventure Race
Come test your medical skills in the wilderness by taking part in various challenges.
Sep 19, 2015
Mears State Park - A Glow in the Park: Luminous Trail

Park staff light up the Old Baldy Trail and invite campers to decorate their sites, too!

Sep 19, 2015
Little Presque Isle Cabins - 21st Annual Lake Superior Shore Run
Join us for the XTERRA Lake Superior Shore Run at Little Presque Isle.
Sep 20, 2015
Van Riper State Park - Michigan Trails Week Hike

Join park staff for a hike on the beautiful Overlook Trail.

Sep 22, 2015
- Sep 30, 2015
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center - Programs

Families and friends are welcome to join us for fun activities at the Visitor Center from September 22 - 30.

Sep 24, 2015
- Sep 27, 2015
Bay City State Recreation Area - Fall Harvest Celebration

Celebrate the fall season with site decorating, games, activities, and lots of fun!

Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 26, 2015
Wells State Park - Spooktacular Weekend

Pumpkin painting, horse-drawn carriage rides and trick-or-treating are just a few of the fun fall activities at this event.

Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 26, 2015
Brimley State Park - Annual Harvest Festival Weekend

Themed haunted house and more fall U.P. fun!

Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 26, 2015
Pontiac Lake Recreation Area - Harvest Festival Weekend

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of fall and all its beauty with park staff and summer friends one last time before winter arrives.

Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 26, 2015
Pinckney Recreation Area - Halloween Havoc
Come join the Halloween Havoc at Pinckney Recreation Area for a weekend of fun Halloween activities!
Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 26, 2015
North Higgins Lake State Park - Fall Fest
Enjoy fall at the North Higgins Lake State Park's Fall Festival!
Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 27, 2015
Van Riper State Park - Harvest Festival

Monster Mash dance, a scavenger hunt, face painting, games, trick-or-treating and a haunted hike will provide fall fun all weekend!

Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 27, 2015
Sterling State Park - Fall Harvest Festival
This event celebrates the beginning of fall with games, prizes, contests and much more!
Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 27, 2015
Seven Lakes State Park - Harvest Festival
Family and friends are invited to join us for a weekend of fun with a variety of outdoor activities.
Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 27, 2015
Wilderness State Park - Wilderness State Park Harvest Festival (Registered Campers Only)
Come camp at Wilderness State Park for their annual Harvest Festival!
Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 27, 2015
Van Buren State Park - Pumpkinfest (Registered Campers Only)
Join Van Buren State Park for their Pumpkinfest with activities for the whole family!
Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 27, 2015
Ionia State Recreation Area - Horseman's Harvest Fest
Join the Ionia Trails Association Horseman's Harvest Festival!
Sep 25, 2015
- Sep 27, 2015
Ionia State Recreation Area - Harvest Festival (Registered Campers Only)
Come enjoy a Halloween themed weekend during Ionia State Recreation Area's Harvest Festival!
Sep 26, 2015
Pinckney Recreation Area - Dances With Dirt - Relay Race and Ultra-marathon
Runners are invited to get dirty during an exciting race!
Sep 26, 2015
National Hunting & Fishing Day
Join in the national celebration to honor hunting and fishing!
Sep 26, 2015
Lakelands Trail State Park - Park It! on Lakelands Trail - Outdoor Fun Day
Celebrate Michigan Trails Week with various recreational opportunities.
Sep 26, 2015
Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Hike Between Da Falls

Enjoy the fall colors on a 5-mile hike on the River Trail

Sep 26, 2015
Wolf Lake Hatchery - National Hunting and Fishing Day

Kids are invited to join park staff for a day of fishing and archery.

Sep 26, 2015
Leelanau State Park - Harvest Festival

Enjoy various games, crafts and a small farmers market at the harvest festival.

Sep 26, 2015
- Sep 27, 2015
Sleepy Hollow State Park - Kris Kulhaniek Judged Trail Ride-Equestrian
Join us for the Kris Kulhaniek Judged Trail Ride
Sep 26, 2015
North Central State Trail - Hoppy Grapevine Tasting Trail Event

Families and friends are invited to celebrate Michigan Trails Week with entertainment for all ages!

Sep 26, 2015
Sleeper State Park - Waking the Dead 5K
Come experience the living dead during a 5K trail run or walk.
Sep 26, 2015
Bay City State Recreation Area - Trunk or Treat
Join us for Trick-or-Treating in the Saginaw Bay City Recreation Area!
Sep 26, 2015
Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park - White Pine Trail Harvest Hike

Celebrate Michigan Trails Week on the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail by coming to our 4th Annual Harvest Hike!

Sep 26, 2015
Mears State Park - A Glow in the Park: Luminous Trail

Park staff light up the Old Baldy Trail and invite campers to decorate their sites, too!

Sep 27, 2015
Holly Recreation Area - Armed Forces Open Disc Golf Tournament
Join us for a disc golf tournament at Holly Recreation Area!