Hartwick Pines State Park - New Moon Lantern-Lit Snowshoe Hike

Date:  February 22, 2020  
Time:  06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Hartwick Pines State Park, 4216 Ranger Road, Grayling, MI 49738

Contact: Craig Kasmer, park interpreter 989-348-2537

Snowy Lantern-lit Trail through the woods

Enjoy a 1.25-mile snowshoe hike through the lantern lit, old growth forest. Hike begins at the Visitor Center and, before returning, hikers can stop at the Logging Museum to enjoy a warming fire. Visitors are welcome to begin hiking any time between 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Lanterns will be extinguished, and Visitor Center closed at 9:00 p.m. A limited supply of snowshoes are available to borrow at the Visitor Center. This event is great for all levels and ages. Participants are asked to refrain from using headlamps or flashlights unless needed to adjust shoes, etc. No reservations needed. The hike is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. For the most up-to-date information call the Hartwick Pines Visitor Center.

Want to come but need accommodations? The Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center, located just 15 min. away from the park is offering a Winter Getaway Package in partnership with this event.

A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into Michigan state parks. Make a camping reservation online at www.midnrreservations.com or call 1-800-447-2757.

The Hartwick Pines State Park Logging Museum is part of the Michigan History Center's Michigan History Museum System. Visit the Michigan History Center event calendar to see museum system events throughout the state.

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