Island Lake Recreation Area - Lantern-lit Hikes

Date:  January 04, 2020  
Time:  06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Island Lake Recreation Area, 12950 E. Grand River Ave., Brighton, MI 48116

Contact: Bridget Harwood, park supervisor 810-229-7067

Snowy Lantern-lit Trail through the woods

Meet at the Hickory Ridge Trailhead located at the first parking lot of our Kent Lake Beach

Come take part in a scenic Michigan winter wonderland with a lantern-lit trail adventure. Island Lake will be hosting self-guided hike/snowshoe (weather permitting for snowshoeing) event along part of the Hickory Ridge Hike and Ski Trail. The park does not rent snowshoes. A warming station will be available at the end of the lit trail located near the entrance booth. The hike is approximately 1 mile each way. This is not a loop trail, guests must turn around to get back to the parking area. No reservations required. Cancellations or date changes will be posted on the Island Lake Facebook page. For more information, please call the park.

Additional hikes offered:

  • Jan. 18
  • Feb. 1
  • Feb. 15

A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into Michigan state parks. To make a camping reservation, visit www.midnrreservations.com or call 1-800-447-2757.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the park to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

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