Current DNR - All Events
June
Jun172019
Jun212019
Waterloo Recreation Area - Horse' N Around Stables - Kids Kamp

June 17-21, 2019 - Do you know someone who is crazy about horses? Have them spend 5 days of summer with Horse' N Around Stables at their Kids Kamp!

Jun192019
Mann House - Wednesday Story Fun: Rockets (A Trip into Space)

A weekly summer reading program. Concord.

Jun202019
Mann House - Adult Tea
Fee; pre-registration required. Concord.
Jun202019
Indian Lake State Park - Throwback Thursday Centennial Celebration

Join the park explorer guide at the camp host site for a historic celebration of Michigan State Parks. Uncover park beginnings in conservation and recreation and discover unique resources.

Jun212019
Mann House - Teddy Bear Tea

Co-sponsored by the Jackson District Library, Concord Branch. Fee; pre-registration required. Concord.

Jun212019
Ionia State Recreation Area - Rec 101 Pheasant Friday

Join representatives from Pheasants Forever and learn about firearm safety and this organization's effort to restore the habitat for these beautiful birds.

Jun212019
Mann House - Walking Tour of the Village of Concord, June 21

Each tour features a changing selection of significant locations. Concord.

Jun212019
Muskegon State Park - Rec 101: Intro to Wildlife Photography

Join nature photographer, Kaiti Fasburg on a hike to Lost Lake. Along the way, we will keep an eye out for the strange and beautiful plants that make their home in the wetland.

Jun212019
Jun222019
Van Riper State Park - Archery 101

Certified archery instructors will be on hand to teach you the basics of archery.

Jun222019
Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Two Hearted Trail Run - Centennial Event

Located in Michigan's northeastern Upper Peninsula, this trail race includes half marathon, marathon, and 50K courses.

Jun222019
Jun232019
Grand Haven State Park - West Michigan Beach Volleyball Tournament

West Michigan Beach Volleyball is once again offering three beach volleyball tournaments this summer on the beautiful sandy beaches of this lake Michigan park. 

Jun222019
Grand Haven State Park - Twisted at the Beach

Join Twisted Hot Yoga for a free yoga class on the beach. 

Jun222019
Ludington State Park - Stewardship Volunteer Workday, June 22

Help protect this beautiful lakeside from unwanted invaders like garlic mustard and spotted knapweed! 

Jun222019
Waterloo Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, June 22

Join efforts to remove pull garlic mustard from the  woods near the Discovery Center! Keep this invasive weed from taking over and displacing native plants.

Jun222019
Mann House - Concord Classic Car Show
We're open for the village's big event. Concord.
Jun222019
Sanilac Petroglyphs - Community Cultural Teaching and Feast

In partnership with the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan. Cass City.

Jun222019
Interlochen State Park - Tin Can Tourists Centennial Caravan

Join Michigan's state parks and the Tin Can Tourists as they team up to celebrate their centennials!  The public is invited to view vintage trailers and motor coaches.

Jun222019
Pinckney Recreation Area - Horseshoe Challenge (campers only)

Bring your partner and compete against your fellow campers in the art of horseshoe tossing.

Jun222019
Ludington State Park - Big Sable Point Bus Day

Multiple times each season, the Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association provides buses to take visitors to the lighthouse. Wheelchair accessible buses will pick up visitors at the resident keepers’ house adjacent to the park office and transport visitors out to the lighthouse and back.

Jun222019
Mitchell State Park - An Evening of Dulcimer Music

Pam Bowman and Jeff Gardner present an evening of music with hammered dulcimer and guitar.

Jun222019
Interlochen State Park - Centennial Campfire Storytelling Project

Gather around the campfire to hear professional storytellers. Audience members are invited to share two minute anecdotes of their own Michigan state park memories. 

Jun232019
Cambridge Junction Historic State Park - Farmers Market, June 23
Fresh produce, baked goods, crafts and more. Brooklyn.
Jun252019
Interlochen State Park - Lighthouse Rehabilitation Center Adaptive Cycling Clinic

Come enjoy an adaptive cycling clinic where individuals with disabilities are invited to experience cycling in one of Michigan's beautiful state parks.

Jun262019
Mann House - Wednesday Story Fun: Stars

A weekly summer reading program. Concord.

Jun262019
Cambridge Junction Historic State Park - Tea with Clara
Kids ages 5-15 enjoy light refreshments. Fee; pre-registration required. Brooklyn.
Jun262019
Sleepy Hollow State Park - AARP Grand Adventures - Geocaching

Bring your grandkids for some great fun this summer and participate in the AARP Grand Adventures program for hands-on instruction in archery, fishing and geocaching!

Jun262019
Island Lake Recreation Area - 2019 T-Rex Triathlon Series - Triceratops Sprint Triathlon - Centennial Event

This Wednesday evening triathlon features a .5 Mile Swim, 12.4 Mile Bike and finishes with a 3.1 Mile Run. Sign up for the T-Rex Series and compete for the series championship!

Jun272019
Grand Haven State Park - West Michigan Beach Volleyball Clinic

West Michigan Beach Volleyball in partnership with the Friends of Grand Haven State Park is offering three free beach volleyball skills clinics for athletes entering grades 3-6 and 7-12.

Jun272019
Outdoor Adventure Center - WOW - Thrilling Thursdays: Camping

Complimentary admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This month, we're talking about camping.

Jun282019
Jun302019
Grand Haven State Park - Soccer in the Sand - Centennial Event

Don't miss this beach soccer event that is fun for all ages. Kids and adults can come play for the weekend and enjoy this beautiful stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline.

Jun282019
Holland State Park - Rec 101 Pheasant Friday

Join representatives from Pheasants Forever and learn about firearm safety and this organization's effort to restore the habitat for these beautiful birds.

Jun282019
Mann House - Walking Tour of the Village of Concord, June 28

Each tour features a changing selection of significant locations. Concord.

Jun292019
Jun302019
Hartwick Pines State Park - NWTF Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic

Join us  as we team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation to provide families an introduction to turkey hunting program.

Jun292019
Ionia State Recreation Area - IHTA Forbidden Trails Ride

Join the Ionia Horse Trails Association (IHTA) for their third annual Forbidden Trails Ride.

Jun292019
Cambridge Junction Historic State Park - Walker Wheels "Base Ball" Invitational

See four vintage "base ball" teams battle in a daylong tournament. Brooklyn.

Jun292019
Hoffmaster State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, June 29

Volunteers will join in for our final garlic mustard pull of the season at Hoffmaster! We’ve had a productive season and are getting closer to declaring this park garlic mustard free!  

Jun292019
Highland Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, June 29

Join in for our final effort to remove garlic mustard from our high-quality woods! 

Jun292019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Path Paws: Urban Wildlife Hike

Join us with your four-legged friends as we hike and explore the habitat of our Detroit wildlife.

Jun292019
Mitchell State Park - All About Raptors

The staff from Outdoor Discovery Macawata Greenway presents a program on raptors. Come see these majestic birds up close!

Jun292019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Fisheries Day: Get Hooked on Fishing!

Try your luck right here at Milliken State Park! All equipment, bait and instruction included. 

Jun292019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Milliken State Park Riverwalk Cleanup

Join us as we hike through Milliken State Park to collect any garbage and restore the beauty of the park. 

Jun292019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Fisheries Day: History of Michigan's Largest Commercial Fishing Industry

Join us for a look back at the origins of Michigan’s fantastic fishing industry! This 150-year visual history includes old photos and rare film from fisheries around Saginaw Bay.

Jun302019
Duck Lake State Park - Duck Lake Triathlon

The Duck Lake Triathlon is a fundraising event to support No More Sidelines and its mission to enable kids with limitations to participate in athletic and social events.

Jun302019
Cambridge Junction Historic State Park - Farmers Market, June 30
Fresh produce, baked goods, crafts and more. Brooklyn.
Jun302019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Bike to the Belle Isle Beach

Join the OAC staff for a fun east Detroit riverfront bike ride as we ride past the construction site of Atwater beach out to the Belle Isle beach for nice riverside cooldown. 

Ongoing DNR - All Events
04/01/19  —  12/01/19
Leelanau State Park - Virtual 5K Run/Walk

Participate in a fun Virtual 5K that will benefit the Friends of Leelanau State Park as they raise funds for new playground equipment. You can bike, run or walk anywhere in the world!

05/24/19  —  08/31/19
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Hook, Line and Sinker Kids' Fishing

Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. Catch and release fishing for kids! 

05/27/19  —  09/02/19
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Family Scavenger Hunts

Available Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Borrow a backpack, get your list of questions and hit the trails!

 

05/27/19  —  09/03/19
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Hatchery Tours

Tours begin at 10 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and at noon and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Find out how the DNR raises millions of fish each year for Michigan’s lakes, rivers and streams.

 

05/27/19  —  09/02/19
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Feeding Frenzy

Monday through Friday, 12:30 to 12:45 p.m. Join us as our critters get their lunchtime meal! 

 

05/29/19  —  08/28/19
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Hooked on Nature: Preschool Programs

Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Join us with your preschooler for a guided nature program followed by a craft. 

05/30/19  —  08/29/19
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Arrows Away Archery

Arrows Away will be offered Thursdays, May 30 to Aug. 29, at 5 and 6 p.m. Learn the basics of how to shoot a bow and arrow with this introductory course.

 

05/30/19  —  08/29/19
Proud Lake Recreation Area - Walking Forest Meditation and Yoga

Classes offered Thursdays, May 30 through Aug. 29 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cost $5/person. Participants should meet at the Annex parking lot. Please note there will be no class June 6 (make up class offered June 5), July 4 and Aug. 15

06/02/19  —  10/20/19
Pinckney Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

Eclipse Yoga will offer Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga classes on Sundays from 1-2 p.m. and Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. starting June 2 - Oct. 20. There will be no classes on June 30, July 7 or Sept. 1. Cost is $25. Meet at Silver Lake. 

06/02/19  —  10/20/19
Pinckney Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga Paddle Fit

Eclipse yoga will offer Paddlefit classes on Sundays from 12 -1 p.m. and Tuesdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m. starting June 2 - Oct. 20. There will be no classes on June 30, July 7 or Sept. 1. Cost is $25. Meet at Silver Lake. 

06/03/19  —  10/14/19
Island Lake Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

Participants will paddle out, do an hour of yoga on the boards, and then paddle back in. Eclipse Yoga provides paddleboards and life jackets.

06/03/19  —  10/14/19
Island Lake Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga Paddle Fit

Eclipse yoga will offer Paddlefit classes on Mondays from 5:15-6:15 p.m. starting June 3 - Oct. 14, as well as every other Saturday from 9-10 a.m. starting July 7 - Aug. 8. There will be no class Sept. 2. Cost is $25. Meet at Spring Mill Pond. 

06/05/19  —  08/28/19
Muskegon State Park - Serene Yoga Beach Series

June 5 - Aug. 28, 2019 Serene Yoga will host beach yoga classes on Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. $10 drop-in rate.

06/05/19  —  08/28/19
Mackinac Island - Governor's Summer Residence Tours

Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on Mackinac Island each Wednesday from June 5 to August 28. The docent-led tour lasts approximately 15 minutes.

06/06/19  —  08/29/19
Hoffmaster State Park - Serene Yoga Beach Series

June 5 - Aug. 28, 2019 Serene Yoga will host beach yoga classes on Thursday mornings from 10-11 a.m. $10 drop-in rate.

06/14/19  —  08/16/19
Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Fort Wilkins 1870: A Living History Experience

Role-playing interpreters bring history to life for visitors at the 1844 fort.

06/15/19  —  09/07/19
Silver Lake State Park - Beach Yoga at the Lighthouse

June 15 - Sept. 7, 2019 Yoga classes will be offered Saturdays, from 9-10 a.m. Cost $10/person. Participants should meet at the Little Point Sable Lighthouse. 

06/15/19  —  08/18/19
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Muskie Madness Tours

Saturdays and Sundays only from noon to 1 p.m. Wolf Lake is the only fish hatchery in the state that raises muskie, a large predator fish found in Michigan. Learn how we raise them on these special, limited-edition tours. 

 

06/15/19  —  08/31/19
Bay City State Park - Music from the Marsh

Come enjoy a variety of artists on the Saginaw Bay Visitors Center's Outdoor Stage. Saturday evenings, June 15 through Aug. 31 from 7-8 p.m.

06/17/19  —  09/02/19
Mears State Park - Beach Yoga on Lake Michigan

From June 17 - Sept. 2, 2019 Kalon Arts and Yoga Company will offer vinyasa flow beach yoga, linking breath with movement  Monday - Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

06/22/19  —  08/31/19
Duck Lake State Park - Yoga
Duck Lake Yoga offered Saturdays throughout the summer from June 22- Aug. 31 at 9:30-10:30 a.m. Cost $10 per person.