Current Classes & Workshops
June
Jun022019
Oct202019
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. 

Jun022019
Oct202019
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. 

Jun032019
Oct142019
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.

Jun032019
Oct142019
Island Lake Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga Paddle Fit

There are intervals of paddling and HIIT type exercises. Classes last 1 hour. Some exercises are done on boards and some on the beach (depending on a variety of factors).

September
Sep022019
Oct012019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Closed for annual maintenance

Closed Sept. 3 through Tuesday, Oct. 1. We will be working hard to bring you a renewed and improved facility.

Sep202019
Sep212019
Straits State Park - Trek the Mighty Mac

Join the Fifth Annual Trek the Mighty Mac - the only event that welcomes side-by-sides, 4-wheelers, and off-road motorcycles to take part in a picturesque ride across the Mackinac Bridge!

Sep212019
Pinckney Recreation Area - Dances with Dirt Hell - Centennial Event

The 25th anniversary of this ultimate trail run is a perfect way to enjoy Michigan and celebrate the State Parks Centennial!! Race options include a 100k relay, 50K and 50-mile trail run.

Sep212019
Sep222019
Sep212019
Brighton Recreation Area - Grand Equestrian Therapeutic Riding Program Ride-A-Thon

Bring your horse and support the Grand Equestrians Therapeutic Riding Program during their Ride-A-Thon. 

Sep212019
Island Lake Recreation Area - Trail To Table - Michigan State Parks Traveling Beer Dinner Series

The Friends of Island Lake is partnering with New Holland Brewing, Merrell and REI to host this exciting event as part of our centennial anniversary celebration.

Sep212019
Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Centennial Campfire Storytelling Project

Gather around the campfire to hear tales of Michigan’s great outdoors! 

Sep212019
Petoskey State Park - Moonlight Madness 5k

Please join the Emmet Conservation District for a unique moonlit trail race at the beautiful Petoskey State Park located on Little Traverse Bay.

 

Sep272019
Sep282019
South Higgins Lake State Park - 16th Annual Halloween Festival

Are you ready for some spooky Halloween fun? Come camp and enjoy hay rides, a spooky walk, trick-or-treating, contest, crafts and more!

Sep272019
Sep292019
Wilderness State Park - Harvest Festival (campers only)

Campers will enjoy a weekend of activities including: pumpkin carving, hay rides and trick-or-treating. Be sure to compete in the site decorating and pie eating contests!

Sep272019
Sep292019
Proud Lake Recreation Area - Harvest Festival (campers only)

Join us for the parks Harvest Festival weekends filled with fun activities. 

Sep272019
Sep292019
Pinckney Recreation Area - Halloween Havoc (campers only)

Enjoy a weekend of spooky fun! There will be a variety of activities, including campsite decorating, costume contests and trick-or-treating.

Sep272019
Sep292019
Sterling State Park - Harvest Festival (campers only)

Come camp during our annual Harvest Festival weekend which will include a family movie night, carnival games, costume contest, trick-or-treating and so much more!

Sep282019
Bay City State Park - Fall Campground Harvest Festival and Trunk-or-Treating

Get ready for a some fall family fun during the parks Fall Festival Weekends. 

Sep282019
Holland State Park - Holland Hospital Park2Park half-marathon and 5K

The Park2Park race is an annual fundraiser for Neighbors Plus, a christian community development organization. 

Sep282019
Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Hike Between Da Falls- Centennial Event

Celebrate Michigan state parks' centennial year with a five-mile hike between the Tahquamenon Upper and Lower Falls.

Sep282019
Fort Custer Recreation Area - Stewardship Volunteer Workday, Sept. 28

Join in the effort to help restore native prairie on National Public Lands Day! Volunteers will collect native wildflower and grass seeds that will be replanted throughout the park.

Sep282019
Mitchell State Park - Waterfowl Hunting Clinic

This “A to Z” class on how to hunt waterfowl will cover everything you need to know to get started, including how to find a location, scouting, calling and gear.

Sep292019
Mitchell State Park - Wild Mushroom Clinic

Learn about identification of a variety of Michigan’s edible wild mushrooms, where to start looking and proper handling techniques for transport, cleaning, consumption (including some samples) and home preservation.