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Cambridge Junction Visitor Information
Please allow one to two hours to tour the historic buildings at Cambridge Junction Historic State Park -more, if you are taking in a Walker Wheels vintage "base ball" game. The tavern includes an 1840s parlor, bar room, dining room and kitchen; the barn offers surveying and stagecoach exhibits.
Please note that the nearby building known as the Brick Walker Tavern is privately owned and is not part of our state park/historic site complex.
2023 Season Dates and Hours
The grounds of Cambridge Junction Historic State Park are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, May 1 through Oct. 1, except as noted below.The historic buildings, including Walker Tavern, close for the season at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1.
Cambridge Junction Historic State Park is closed on the following dates during the 2023 season:
- May 29, Memorial Day
- June 19, Juneteenth
- July 4, Independence Day
- July 14-16, Faster Horses at MIS
- Aug. 4-6, MIS race weekend
- Sept. 4, Labor Day
Historic buildings are open Wed. through Sun., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., from May 31 through Sept. 3.
The Farmers Market takes place every Sunday that the park is open from May 14 through Oct. 1. Historic buildings are open during the following Farmers Market dates: May 14, 21 and 28; and Sept. 10, 17 and 24.
There is no fee to enter the historic buildings and parking is free. However, a Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry to the grounds.
Please note that some special events require a fee or donation.
Cambridge Junction Historic State Park is 35 miles west of Ann Arbor, at the junction of U.S. 12 and M-50. Please note that the nearby building known as the Brick Walker Tavern is privately owned and is not part of our state park/historic site complex.
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While visiting Cambridge Junction Historic State Park, the following amenities are available:
- Full restrooms in the Hewitt House Visitors Center and vault toilets on the grounds
- Hiking trails - get tips on how to Recreate Responsibly
- Picnic areas
Personal photography without flash for private use is permitted in the buildings and on the grounds. Photographs may not be published, sold or otherwise distributed for commercial purposes.
Photography for weddings and other special events is allowed on the grounds and in the buildings during regular open hours with advance permission. Please contact us in advance to schedule a time.
Designated parking is available.
The Hewitt House Visitor Center is an accessible facility. Upon arrival, visitors may request permission from staff to drive to the top of the steep-grade hill where the tavern and barn are located. The tavern and barn offer accessibility on the ground floor only.
An accessible restroom is located inside Hewitt House Visitor Center; an accessible vault toilet is available on the grounds.
Service animals are always welcomed.
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. See Department of Natural Resources rules and other information on Pet-Friendly Recreation.
For more information
Email us at MHCinfo@Michigan.gov or telephone 517-930-3806. We cannot provide information about the nearby building known as the Brick Walker Tavern, as it is privately owned and not part of our state park/historic site complex.