Higgins Lake Nursery and CCC Museum Visitor Information

Location | Admission | Dates & Hours | Special Events | How Much Time? | Accessibility | More Info


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11747 N. Higgins Lake Drive
Roscommon, MI 48653


The Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is located in North Higgins Lake State Park near Roscommon, 15 miles south of Grayling, along Roscommon Road. Exit from I-75 or U.S. 127.


Admission to the Higgins Lake Nursery and CCC Museum is free. A Michigan State Parks Recreation Passport is required for entry to the park.

2019 Season Dates and Hours

May 11 - 24

  • Nursery: Saturday and Sunday or by appointment, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Museum: Closed
May 25 - June 14
  • Nursery: Daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Museum: Closed
June 15 - September 2
  • Nursery and Museum: Daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
September 3 - 29
  • Nursery and Museum: Saturday and Sunday or by appointment, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Nursery and Museum: By appointment only
Grounds are open dawn to dusk throughout the season.

Special Events

We invite you to explore our online calendar, where you'll find all Michigan History Center events throughout the state.

How Much Time?

Please allow one hour to tour the museum and the outdoor exhibits. The park offers the Historic Higgins Lake Nursery, camping, picnicking, hiking and swimming. See a map of the site.

Pets: Pets accompanied by and under the control of their human friends are welcomed on the grounds of this site. Pets may not enter any building. For further information, please refer to the DNR web page, Pets in State Park Campgrounds.


All public buildings are accessible to people with a mobility impairment. Designated parking is available. Trails through interpretive area are graded and constructed of crushed limestone gravel.

For More Information

Send us an e-mail or telephone 989-348-6178.

Find out about college internship opportunities that may be available at this historic site.

Updated 04/10/2019