Hartwick Pines State Park
Cross Country Ski
Four small lakes can be found within the park boundaries. Lakes Bright and Glory have accessible fishing piers with a trail from the campground to access them.
Outside of the old growth forest and the developed park areas, hunting is available. Signs mark the areas closed to hunting.
Metal detecting is recognized as a legitimate recreation activity when it is conducted in ways that do not damage the natural and cultural resources in Michigan State Parks nor violate applicable state statutes. If you wish to use a metal detector in this state park,
here is a map
that shows clearly where this activity may take place. Any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.
The Weary Legs, Deer Run and Aspen trails are shared with hikers and cross-country skiers.
The Wildlife Viewing Guide is now on line at www.michigan.gov/miwildlifeviewing
Cabins & Lodges
Group Use Area
Located near the old growth forest, this area has grills, tables, a modern bathroom facility and drinking fountains.
Shelters can be reserved up to one year in advance by calling 1-800-447-2757 or visiting
Michigan Forest Visitor Center
programs, exhibits and displays tell the story of our state's forests. Schools and groups can make reservations for guided tours and programs by contacting the Visitor Center at (989) 348-2537. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily from Labor Day through Memorial Day excluding the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
Report All Poaching 1-800-292-7800
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