- December events in the State ParksFun events this month include: Making snowshoes, a walk in the park, Christmas at Tawas Point Lighthouse.
- Camping 101Explore your parks! For just $20 you get: use of gear, two nights of camping, and instruction on how to pitch a tent, start a campfire and more.
- Visitor CentersDo you know how the sand dunes along Lake Michigan were formed? Or why Tahquamenon Falls looks like root beer? Have you ever seen an animal track and wondered what kind of critter made it? Michigan State Park and Recreation Areas host 10 visitor centers statewide. Each focuses on the unique characteristics of that area's features, flora and fauna. Be sure to check out the current event flyers for special family programs.