History

Mackinac National Park was Michigan’s first national park, overseen by soldiers at Fort Mackinac. It’s now a state park.

National Parks in Michigan: Mackinac Island was the first

They don’t all go by the name ‘National Park,’ but there are five public spaces in Michigan that are official National Park Service properties: Isle Royale National Park, Keweenaw National Historic Park, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, River Raisin National Battlefield Park and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Interestingly, if you go back 125 years, Michigan …

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