Hartwick Pines Logging Museum - Snowshoe-Lacing Workshop

Date:  March 03, 2018  -  March 04, 2018
Time: All Day Event
Location: Hartwick Pines Logging Museum, 4216 Ranger Road, Grayling, MI 49738

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., both days.

Join us inside the Michigan Forest Visitor Center at Hartwick Pines State Park for this popular workshop. You'll make a pair of snowshoes to give as a gift or use yourself.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: February 17, 2018. Download the workshop fact sheet and registration form - PDF.

You will make the following wood-framed snowshoe style:

  • Ojibwa - 54 inches long by 11 inches wide

While building your shoes, you will learn about the history of snowshoes, their use and why they are a popular pastime in Michigan.


Fee: $185 ($25 non-refundable deposit; balance due first day of workshop)

Workshop is limited to ten participants and fills up fast! No children under 18, unless accompanied by a parent.

Hartwick Pines Logging Museum—part of the Michigan History Museum System—is located eight miles northeast of Grayling in Hartwick Pines State Park; a Recreation Passport is required for park entry. Read more Hartwick Pines Logging Museum visitor information.

We invite you to explore our online calendar, where you'll find all Michigan History Center events throughout the state.

Updated 12/05/2017