Civil War Weekend at Fort Mackinac

Fort Mackinac 7125 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

In the summer of 1862 Fort Mackinac held a new title: political prison. Join reenactors portraying the “Stanton Guard,” the company mustered to guard the prisoners, as they present special programming throughout the weekend at the fort. All special programs are included with regular admission to Fort Mackinac. Schedule of events coming soon.

Civil War Weekend at Fort Mackinac

Fort Mackinac 7125 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

In the summer of 1862 Fort Mackinac held a new title: political prison. Join reenactors portraying the “Stanton Guard,” the company mustered to guard the prisoners, as they present special programming throughout the weekend at the fort. All special programs are included with regular admission to Fort Mackinac. Schedule of events coming soon.

Exploring Ancient Mackinac

Fort Mackinac 7125 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

This afternoon ramble will reveal some of Mackinac Island’s most ancient wonders. Meet naturalist Kyle Bagnall behind Fort Mackinac, where we’ll begin our hike. From there, we’ll follow winding pathways up to the “turtle’s back,” viewing Skull Cave, Point Lookout, Sugar Loaf, and Fort Holmes. This adventure covers about 1 3/4 miles over roads, trails […]

September Stroll to Arch Rock

Fort Mackinac 7125 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

The summer season draws to a close in the North Woods. Join naturalist Kyle Bagnall for this easy guided stroll along the Mackinac Island Botanical Trail. Along the way we’ll savor lingering summer wonders and look for early signs of autumn, including migrating songbirds. At Arch Rock, you’ll enjoy one of the island’s most spectacular […]

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