• fish stocking icon Fish Hatcheries

    Learn about how the DNR raises and stocks fish. Many of our hatcheries have interpretive centers and all have staff who can give your class or group a guided tour. 

  • Michigan History Center logo Michigan History Center

    Offering a variety of field trip options for your class. In addition to a general self-guided museum tour, you can choose from a diverse range of thematic programs on Michigan's history. Financial assistance may be available.

  • nature center icon Michigan Nature Centers

    See a list of nature centers in Michigan - great places to get kids interested in the outdoors!

  • museum icon Michigan's State Museums

    Visit the museums and historic sites in the Michigan History Museum System - your pathway to fun and discovery. The Michigan History Museum in Lansing presents an overview of the state's history. Other historic sites and museums throughout the state focus on themes in Michigan history. 

  • Outdoor Adventure Center logo Outdoor Adventure Center

    Plan a day of adventure and fun. Groups of every age will be inspired by the richness of Michigan’s natural resources. Financial assistance may be available.

  • stepping stones Stepping Stones

    Stepping Stones is an eight week summer program designed to teach outdoor skills to children, 9-16 years old, in a Michigan State Park.

  • visitor centers icon Visitor Centers

    Hosting fun and educational nature exhibits with access to nearby trails. For those that seek a more engaging educational experience, each center has interpreters offering a variety of programs that they will lead for school and other groups.