• Holly Recreation Area - Black Ace Disc Golf Singles League
    Black Ace Disc Golf Logo
    Date:  April 05, 2017  -  September 27, 2017Time:  05:45 PM - 08:00 PM Description:

    Join the Black Ace Disc Golf Club's Sanctioned Singles league. This is an 18 hole Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) sanctioned league.

  • Proud Lake State Park - Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education Programs
    Huron Valley Pools and Fitness logo
    Date:  May 02, 2017  -  September 25, 2017Time:  All Day Event Description:

    Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education will be offering the fitness classes this summer at the park as part of the Department of Natural Resources MI Big Green Gym Program. Classes include Karate, Insanity , Fitness Trail Hiking and Yoga.

  • Hoffmaster State Park - Serene Yoga's New Summer Beach Yoga Series
    Serene Yoga written in sand with woman doing yoga pose
    Date:  June 01, 2017  -  August 31, 2017Time:  All Day Event Description:

    Serene Yoga will be offering a New Summer Beach Yoga Series June 1 through August 31. Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Friday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. $10 drop-in rate.

  • Muskegon State Park - Serene Yoga's Summer Beach Yoga Series
    Serene Yoga written in sand with woman doing yoga pose
    Date:  June 01, 2017  -  August 31, 2017Time:  All Day Event Description:

    Serene Yoga will be offering a Summer Beach Yoga Series June 1 through August 31. Classes will be held Wednesday and Friday morning from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Wednesday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. $10 drop-in rate.

  • Silver Lake State Park - MI Big Green Gym - Beach Yoga with Cindy Beth
    Group doing yoga in front of red brick lighthouse
    Date:  June 10, 2017  -  September 09, 2017Time:  09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Description:

    Vinyasa flow beach yoga, linking breath with movement.

  • Mears State Park - Beach Yoga
    Yoga on sandy beach
    Date:  June 12, 2017  -  September 04, 2017Time:  09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Description:

    Kalon Arts and Yoga Company offers vinyasa flow beach yoga, linking breath with movement on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays June 12 through Sept. 4 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

  • Highland Recreation Area - Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education Programs
    Huron Valley Pools and Fitness logo
    Date:  June 13, 2017  -  August 22, 2017Time:  All Day Event Description:

    Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education will be offering the recreation classes this summer at the recreation area. Classes will include stand up paddleboard skills and group mountain biking.

  • Pinckney Recreation Area - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga
    Eclips Yoga Logo
    Date:  June 15, 2017  -  August 24, 2017Time:  06:30 PM - 08:30 PM Description:

    Stand-up paddleboard (SUP) yoga is a fun way to experience yoga outdoors. Classes offered Thursday evenings at Silver Lake starting June 15 through Aug. 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

  • North Higgins Lake State Park - Rec 101: Mark Vick Championship Basketball Clinic
    North Higgins Lake State Park Entrance sign in the Fall
    Date:  June 16, 2017  -  September 01, 2017Time:  05:30 PM - 06:30 PM Description:

    Fridays, June 16 through Sept. 1 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

    Shoot some hoops and learn some new skills with the Mark Vick Championship Basketball Clinic. 

  • South Higgins Lake State Park - Rec 101: Mark Vick Championship Basketball Clinic
    South Higgins Lake State Park entrance sign
    Date:  June 16, 2017  -  September 01, 2017Time:  07:30 PM - 08:30 PM Description:

    Fridays, June 16 through Sept. 1 from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

    Shoot some hoops and learn some new skills with the Mark Vick Championship Basketball Clinic. 

  • South Higgins Lake State Park - Story time in the Park
    South Higgins Lake State Park entrance sign
    Date:  June 17, 2017  -  September 02, 2017Time:  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Description:

    Saturdays, June 17 through Sept. 2 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

    Join the Houghton Lake Public Library and Roscommon Area District Library at the campground host site (#147) for a participant based storytime.

  • North Higgins Lake State Park - Story time in the Park
    North Higgins Lake State Park Entrance sign in the Fall
    Date:  June 17, 2017  -  September 02, 2017Time:  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Description:

    Saturdays, June 17 through Sept. 2 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

    Join the Houghton Lake Public Library and Roscommon Area District Library at the campground host site (#47) for a participant based storytime.

  • Bay City State Recreation Area - Music from the Marsh
    The musical group "Musyka" performing at a Music From the Marsh Concert
    Date:  June 17, 2017  -  September 02, 2017Time:  07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Description:

    Come enjoy a variety of artists on the Saginaw Bay Visitors Centers Outdoor Stage. Saturday evenings, June 17 through Sept. 2 from 7-8 p.m.

  • Hoffmaster State Park - Family Beach Yoga
    Infinite Heart Yoga Logo
    Date:  June 19, 2017  -  August 30, 2017Time:  09:15 AM - 10:30 AM Description:

    Infinite Heart Yoga will be offering a family beach yoga class this summer on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The class costs $10 per person or $25 per family. Meet at changing courts.

  • Mears State Park - Sunset Beach Yoga and Meditation
    Woman in yoga pose on beach
    Date:  June 19, 2017  -  August 28, 2017Time:  07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Description:

    Smiling Lotus Yoga will be offering a beach yoga and meditation class on Mondays, June 19 through Aug. 28 from 7-8 p.m.

  • Lakeport State Park - Beach Yoga
    Happy Dog Yoga Studio Logo
    Date:  June 24, 2017  -  August 26, 2017Time:  09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Description:

    Come spend an hour practicing yoga along the beautiful shore of Lake Huron Saturday mornings June 24 through Aug. 26 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and develop strength, balance and flexibility.

  • Maybury State Park - Music at Maybury
    Instruments from music at maybury
    Date:  July 10, 2017  -  August 21, 2017Time:  07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Description:

    Join us for some Free Family Friendly entertainment Mondays, July 10 through August 21 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Trailhead building (Enter at Eight Mile Road)

  • Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Basketry Petals and Stars Date:  August 18, 2017  Time:  09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Description:

    Form a lovely white pine bark petal basket stitched and two Scandinavian birch bark stars. This class is a basketry deal! 

  • Newaygo State Park - Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic
    National Wild Turkey Federation Turkey Trailer with inflatable bb gun range.
    Date:  August 18, 2017  -  August 19, 2017Time:  04:00 PM - 12:00 PM Description:

    This “A to Z” class on how to hunt wild turkeys will cover everything you need to know to get started.

  • Rockport Recreation Area - XTERRA Rockport Rugged Triathlon
    Triathlon participant biking in rugged terrain
    Date:  August 19, 2017  Time:  08:00 AM - 01:00 PM Description:

    Rockport State Recreation Area sets the scene for this event and the name could not be more fitting. The course incorporates all the unique aspects of this park such as stunning scenery and beautiful shoreline to offer a one of kind event.

  • Van Buren State Park - Rec 101: Wild Beach Workout
    DNR Recreation 101 Logo
    Date:  August 19, 2017  Time:  09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Description:

    Step out of the gym and onto the beach for a free fitness class led by WMU Fitness Instructor, Emma. Learn some work out moves that will help keep you get fit while you enjoy Michigan’s great outdoors!

  • Belle Isle Park - Stewardship Saturdays
    Volunteers pulling invasive spotted knapweed in a prairie.
    Date:  August 19, 2017  Time:  09:00 AM - 12:00 PM Description:

    Join the DNR and Belle Isle Conservancy for stewardship Saturdays. Our summer projects will include cutting invasive, non-native shrubs and stump treating them with herbicide to restore the wet mesic flatwoods.

  • Sleepy Hollow State Park - Haunted Hollow IX Geocaching Event Date:  August 19, 2017  Time:  09:00 AM - 02:00 PM Description:

    Geocachers of all abilities are invited to this family friendly event! Wondering what geocaching is and want to give it a try? Come to the Geocaching 101 class held at 10 a.m. which will introduce participants to this fun activity.

  • Baraga State Park - Kayaking 101 and 202 Date:  August 19, 2017  Time:  09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Description:
    Learn the basics of kayaking and try out kayaking on Keweenaw Bay! Kayaks and life jackets will be provided. Intermediate level paddlers can join us for a paddle to the sloughs for a wetlands program!
  • Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Weave a Willow Tension Tray and Suet Holder Date:  August 19, 2017  Time:  10:00 AM - 04:00 PM Description:

    Construct a tension tray in the morning and a suet holder that your birds will love in the afternoon. Both projects use sustainable harvested Upper Peninsula willow. The instructor will lead a class discussion of willow growing, harvesting and other uses for this natural material in your home and garden.

  • Maybury State Park - Family Fun Campout Date:  August 19, 2017  -  August 20, 2017Time:  All Day Event Description:

    Programs include: fishing, nature hike, horseshoe contest, yard games, provided by Friends of Maybury and the Explorer Guide program.

  • Van Riper State Park - 8th Annual Moosic and Arts Festival Date:  August 19, 2017  Time:  12:30 PM - 09:00 PM Description:

    Come for the day or camp for the weekend and listen to the delights of local musicians and enjoy the wares of local artisans and don't forget to save room for a pasty. Musicians and artisans will be around all day in the day use area.

  • Outdoor Adventure Center - World Honey Bee Day: Life of a Honey Bee
    Brian Peterson-Roest of Bees in the D next to bee-keeping box
    Date:  August 19, 2017  Time:  01:00 PM - TBD Description:

    You’ll become a member of a honey bee hive and learn the different responsibilities and roles of the honey bee's short life.

  • Outdoor Adventure Center - World Honey Bee Day: So You Want to Be a Beekeeper
    Brian Peterson-Roest of Bees in the D next to bee-keeping box
    Date:  August 19, 2017  Time:  03:00 PM - TBD Description:

    You’ll will learn how to become a beekeeper and the supplies and basics that you’ll need.

  • Sleepy Hollow State Park - Rec 101: Intro to Backpacking
    DNR Recreation 101 Logo
    Date:  August 19, 2017  Time:  04:00 PM - 05:30 PM Description:

    Join in for an informational session about backpacking and learn about the tools and tips needed.

  • Highland Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday
    Volunteers pulling invasive spotted knapweed in a prairie.
    Date:  August 20, 2017  Time:  10:00 AM - 01:00 PM Description:

    Want to help remove invasive shrubs from a high quality natural area? Then join us! We’ll be cutting in an area within Haven Hill Natural Area to remove scattered shrubs. We want to keep these invasive, non-native shrubs from moving farther into this beautiful woodland.

  • Outdoor Adventure Center - A Taste of Hunting in Michigan
    close-up photo from Gourmet Gone Wild of a dish with venison meat on skewers with parsley garnish
    Date:  August 20, 2017  Time:  02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Description:

    Come sample some wild game – the original locally sourced, sustainable meat – prepared by a professional chef, while learning about hunting opportunities in Michigan.

  • Burt Lake State Park - Rec 101: Intro to Soccer
    DNR Recreation 101 Logo
    Date:  August 20, 2017  Time:  05:00 PM - 06:30 PM Description:

    Learn all about the basics of soccer! From how to dribble, pass, shoot and score, Explorer Guide Shelby will teach you everything you need to know to get started in this great sport!

  • Bewabic State Park - Total Woman in the Outdoors Date:  August 22, 2017  Time:  03:00 PM - 08:00 PM Description:

    UPDATED: Join the DNR and our partners at Aspirus Iron River Hospital in this fantastic women's event as we experience many different ways for women to enjoy the outdoors.

  • Interlochen State Park - Lighthouse Rehabilitation Center Adaptive Paddling Clinic
    Visitors paddling in red kayak
    Date:  August 23, 2017  Time:  06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Description:

    Adaptive kayaking clinics where individuals with disabilities are invited to experience kayaking on Duck Lake.

  • Ludington State Park - Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic
    National Wild Turkey Federation Turkey Trailer with inflatable bb gun range.
    Date:  August 24, 2017  -  August 25, 2017Time:  04:00 PM - 12:00 PM Description:

    Join us at the Hamlin Lake Beach Pavilion as we team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation for a two-day turkey hunting clinic.

  • Straits State Park - Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow
    Native American Child Dancing
    Date:  August 25, 2017  -  August 27, 2017Time:  11:00 AM - 06:00 PM Description:

    Visit French encampments, watch demonstrations, visit vendors displaying authentic wares and enjoy the sights and sounds of traditional native dancing, hoop dancing, native flute music and drumming ceremonies. Traditional foods, arts and crafts will also be available.

  • Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Porcupine Mountains Music Festival Date:  August 25, 2017  -  August 27, 2017Time:  12:00 PM - TBD Description:

    Come to the Porkies for our 12th Annual Music Festival, with two stages, bands all weekend, a children's tent and activities, and a hot food concession. The festival will take place, under a big top canopy, rain or shine.

  • Sleeper State Park - Rec 101 Pheasant Friday
    Two Participants in front of the Pheasants Forever bb gun trailer
    Date:  August 25, 2017  Time:  02:00 PM - 07:00 PM Description:

    Learn about fire arm safety and this organizations efforts to restore habitat for this beautiful species.

  • Bay City State Recreation Area - Introduction to Waterfowl Hunting
    man in swamp in waders with black lab in boat and duck decoys in water
    Date:  August 26, 2017  Time:  09:30 AM - 03:30 PM Description:

    This “A to Z” class on how to hunt waterfowl will cover everything you need to know to get started, including how to find a location, scouting, calling and gear. Cost is $60.

  • Maybury State Park - Edible Plant Hike Date:  August 26, 2017  Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Description:

    Join the Friends of Maybury and discuss the variety of edible plants found throughout the park.

  • Island Lake Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday
    Spotted knapweed
    Date:  August 26, 2017  Time:  10:00 AM - 01:00 PM Description:

    Help us remove invasive shrubs from the edges of prairies. Our spring prescribed burn helped set back many of the invasive shrubs, but let’s go after any that remain to allow all of the neat native grasses and wildflowers to thrive.

  • Highland Recreation Area - Haven Hill Festival
    Haven Hill Festival Logo
    Date:  August 26, 2017  Time:  10:00 AM - 03:00 PM Description:

    Features include the new Cedar Creek hiking, biking and equestrian trail, vintage Model A Ford automobiles, an 1860’s era baseball game with a live brass band, Haven Hill history and art displays, walking tours, children’s activities, summer foods and beverages and more!

  • Hartwick Pines State Park - Black Iron Days Date:  August 26, 2017  -  August 27, 2017Time:  10:00 AM - 04:00 PM Description:

    Join blacksmiths and other artisans as they demonstrate how they make their crafts. Observe the steam powered sawmill in operation.

  • Outdoor Adventure Center - Nature Exploration at Milliken State Park
    wetland area, with people walking on trail and Detroit River and skyline in background
    Date:  August 26, 2017  Time:  03:00 PM - TBD Description:

    Join us on a hike across the street to explore the wetland area at Milliken State Park. We will look for trees, wildflowers, birds, insects, and other wildlife to identify.

  • Van Riper State Park - Kayaking 202 Date:  August 26, 2017  Time:  06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Description:

    Join us from 6-8 p.m. for an advanced kayaking paddle for those who are comfortable with kayaking and just want to get out with a group and paddle, we will meet on the beach for this event. Previous kayaking experience is required.

  • Waterloo Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday
    Spotted knapweed
    Date:  August 27, 2017  Time:  10:00 AM - 01:00 PM Description:

    Join invasive shrub removal efforts to restore this prairie. It’s fun and will give the native, sun-loving prairie plants more room to grow. 

  • Interlochen State Park - Classic Car Show and Centennial Celebration
    5 Classic Cars lined up on display in a variety of colors
    Date:  August 27, 2017  Time:  10:00 AM - 02:00 PM Description:

    Classic cars and BIG equipment equals fun for the whole family! New this year will be a "Classic Kids" event.  Enter vintage pedal cars, tricycles & bikes!

  • Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Try-It
    close-up of an archery bullseye target with arrows sticking out of it
    Date:  August 27, 2017  Time:  01:00 PM - 03:00 PM Description:

    This is your opportunity to learn more about archery. Four different sessions available.

  • Proud Lake Recreation Area - Rec 101 Intro to Paddling
    Heavner Canoe Rental Logo
    Date:  August 27, 2017  Time:  06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Description:

    Join us for a free introductory course to canoeing and kayaking with Heavner Canoe Rental’s enthusiastic staff. The gear and guides and good times will be provided, so get ready to launch your next outdoor adventure!

  • Highland Recreation Area - Rec 101 Intro to Paddling
    Heavner Canoe Rental Logo
    Date:  August 27, 2017  Time:  06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Description:

    Join us for a free introductory course to canoeing and kayaking with Heavner Canoe Rental’s enthusiastic staff. The gear and guides and good times will be provided, so get ready to launch your next outdoor adventure!

  • Island Lake Recreation Area - Rec 101 Intro to Paddling
    Heavner Canoe Rental Logo
    Date:  August 27, 2017  Time:  06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Description:

    Join us for a free introductory course to canoeing and kayaking with Heavner Canoe Rental’s enthusiastic staff! The gear and guides and good times will be provided, so get ready to launch your next outdoor adventure!

  • Belle Isle Park - AARP Bike Belle Isle
    AARP Michigan Hike-Bike-Paddle Logo
    Date:  August 30, 2017  Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Description:

    During each event in this series you will enjoy a short presentation on a different fraud topic to help keep you and your finances safe, followed by Bike Fit 101. Then enjoy a guided ride with Riverside Kayak Connection.

  • Belle Isle Park - AARP Paddle Belle Isle
    AARP Michigan Hike-Bike-Paddle Logo
    Date:  August 30, 2017  Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Description:

    Enjoy an evening float along Belle Isle’s canals and learn about urban wildlife, paddling skills and how to navigate life’s river bends.

  • Outdoor Adventure Center - WOW Wild Over Wednesday: Hiking
    close-up of bottom of hiking boot, with male hiker and trees in background
    Date:  August 30, 2017  Time:  06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Description:

    Join us at the Outdoor Adventure Center for information about fantastic places to hike and what gear can be beneficial when you hit the trail. While you’re here, join us on a guided evening hike on one of our nearby urban trails.

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