Modified Waterloo Recreation Area - Sugarloaf Harvest Festival (campers only)

Date:  October 09, 2020  -  October 11, 2020
Time: All Day Event
Location: Waterloo Recreation Area, 16345 McClure Road, Chelsea, MI 48118

Contact: Katlyn Naughton, park office 734-475-8307

Caved Pumpkins

Due to COVID-19 operational procedures and protocols designed to protect the health and safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff, the DNR has scaled back some parts of our popular harvest festivals. Here’s what you need to know:

Many of your favorite fall activities will still be part of this year's festivities. To do this safely, please maintain proper social distancing (at least 6 feet from people outside your household) and make sure everyone keeps a face covering handy for crowded outdoor settings. The activities in store this year include:

  • Site decorating - Go all out with your site decorations so other campers can enjoy the sights as they stroll by. Just remember we’re discouraging interactive displays that invite guests onto your campsite.
  • Scavenger hunt (self-guided) - Details will be available upon check-in.
  • Fall coloring sheets - Pick up upon check-in. Campers are asked to bring their own crayons, colored pencils or markers.

Though all other activities, such as trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating and the costume contests, aren’t a part of this year’s festivities, we can make sure the tradition continues! We hope you’ll be a part of it, and we look forward to welcoming you for some festive, fall fun. For more information, please contact the park.

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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