Hartwick Pines Logging Museum Visitor Information

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


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4216 Ranger Road
Grayling, MI 49738


Hartwick Pines Logging Museum is located in Hartwick Pines State Park, eight miles northeast of Grayling on M-93. From I-75, take exit 259.


Admission to the logging museum is free. A Michigan State Parks Recreation Passport is required for entry to the park.

2018 Season Dates and Hours

Hartwick Pines Logging Museum is open on the following schedule:

  • May 5-27: daily, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • May 28 - September 3: daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • September 4 - November 4: daily, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Michigan Forest Visitor Center, also located within Hartwick Pines State Park, is open year-round.


Special Events

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

Big Wheels at Hartwick Pines Logging Museum

How Much Time?

Please allow two hours to tour the museum exhibits and forest trail. The park also offers camping, picnicking, biking and other seasonal activities.

Group and school tours are available. 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.


The visitor center and logging museum are barrier free. The Old-Growth Forest Trail is paved but includes two steep grades. A wheelchair may be borrowed, subject to availability.

For More Information

Send us an e-mail or telephone 989-348-2537.

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

Updated 09/11/2018