Sights to see on Mackinac Island

About 500 people live year-round on Mackinac Island, and their families like playgrounds just like yours does. Visitors are welcome to enjoy all the city parks including Marquette Park, the No. 1 picnic spot in Michigan. Plus, Mackinac Island State Park covers 85 percent of the Island – and all of it is free for you to explore, from stargazing at Fort Holmes on the Island’s highest point to skipping stones into the beautiful blue water all around.

Area Playgrounds

There are several playgrounds to while away the hours in at Mackinac State Park. Behind the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Island Art Museum is a cute playground with a…

Great Turtle Park

Great Turtle Park is located in Harrisonville and can be accessed via 6th or 7th Street off Cadotte Avenue or Cupids Pathway. Great Turtle Park currently houses a soccer field,…

Great Turtle Park Playground

Great Turtle Park is located in Harrisonville and can be accessed via 6th or 7th Street off Cadotte Avenue or Cupids Pathway. Great Turtle Park currently houses a soccer field,…

Kite Flying at Windermere Point

Let's go fly a kite or watch others fly kites at Windermere Point. Nearly every day you will see people taking advantage of the incredible Straits of Mackinac breezes with…

Mackinac State Historic Parks

Mackinac Island State Park was the second established National Park before becoming Michigan's first State Park. Today, over eighty percent of Mackinac Island is State Park property, and most of…

Marquette Park

Marquette Park is a beautiful greens cape located at the foot of Fort Mackinac. It is part of Mackinac Island State Park and stands on the edge of Mackinac Island's harbor…

Marquette Park Playground

Marquette Park is located at the foot of Fort Mackinac. This is a Family Favorite place to congregate. The playground is located on the west side of the park behind…

Picnicking at Fort Holmes

A picnic at the highest point on Mackinac Island is a visual treat. Incredible views of the Mackinac Bridge, Light Houses and Round Island serve up the perfect venue.

Stone Skipping at Windermere Point

Windermere Point is a green scape where the art of stone skipping is practiced every day. You will find some perfect skipping rocks there or you be like the professionals…

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