Mackinac Island State Park, Mackinac Island

In the quiet setting of Mackinac Island State Park, without a single car in sight, visit several historical buildings and sites. More than 80 percent of the island is a nature park, featuring open ocean views and dramatic geological formations. Cross it by foot, by bike, on horseback, or by horse-drawn carriage (no automobiles allowed). You'll have the chance to visit caves such as the Devil's Kitchen, the Skull Cave, and the Cave of the Woods. Other stops of note: a battlefield, a church, a dormitory for Native Americans, and numerous exhibits. To visit Mackinac Island State Park on your trip to Mackinac Island, use our Mackinac Island online route planner .
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  • October 4, 2017
    I have visited the island several times and had never been to the State Park. Worth the trip! We jumped 2 Whitetail deer (although they said they had no deer on the Island).  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Very beautiful place! So peaceful and relaxing as there are absolutely no cars on the island. Bike or stroll around take in the sights. So enjoyable!  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    We explored the State Park on our bikes. The hills and upgrades make it a challenge at times, but what a great way to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the Park (which is most of the island). The views...  more »

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