Current DNR - All Events
September
Sep 01 — 05
Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center - Lodge & Learn - Sunshine, Climate, Energy

Learn how the sun's energy affects life on Earth while you lodge at the RAM Center.

Sep 01 — 30
Outdoor Adventure Center - Closed for annual maintenance

Closed from Wednesday, Sept. 1 through Thursday, Sept. 30.

Sep032021
Fort Custer Recreation Area - Sept. 3, Stewardship Volunteer Workday

Help us collect native wildflower and grass seeds that will be replanted throughout the park!  This is a great activity for the family to enjoy the outdoors.

Sep032021
Sleeper State Park - Rec 101: Pheasant Friday

Join representatives from Pheasants Forever and learn about firearm safety and this organization's effort to restore the habitat for these beautiful birds.

Sep042021
Mitchell State Park - North Sky Raptors

Meet two Raptor Ambassadors from North Sky Raptor Sactuary and check out their artifact table. 

Sep092021
Michigan History Museum - Michigan Freedom Trail Commission Virtual Program: The 1847 Michigan Slave Rescues

Celebrate International Underground Railroad month by attending this online presentation.

Sep 10 — 11
Bewabic State Park - Harvest Festival (campers only)

Join us for the parks annual fall festival!

Sep112021
Bay City State Park - Women 'n Waders Fly Fishing Class

Basic skill-building activities such as knot tying, setting up equipment, angler etiquette, casting, fly tying and access points for trout fishing will be covered.

Sep112021
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Sept. 11, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join us cutting glossy buckthorn and other invasive shrubs that threaten this unique ecosystem.

Sep112021
Hoffmaster State Park - Girl Scouts Love State Parks

Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore will be at the park on Saturday with activities for all visitors as part of the 3rd annual Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend.

Sep112021
Muskegon State Park - Sept. 11, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join in to help remove spotted knapweed from these beautiful open dunes! 

Sep112021
Muskegon State Park - Girl Scouts Love State Parks

Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore will be at the park with activities for all visitors as part of the 3rd annual Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend.

Sep 11 — 12
Holland State Park - Girl Scouts Love State Parks

Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore will be at the park with activities for all state park visitors as part of the 3rd annual Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend.

Sep122021
Algonac State Park - Sept. 12, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join us as we cut invasive shrubs to keep them from shading out native plants in this valuable prairie remnant.

Sep122021
Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Sept. 12, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Volunteers will meet at the mountain bike trailhead and work to remove honeysuckle, autumn olive and other invasive shrubs from the forest near the campground.

Sep162021
Michigan History Museum - Michigan Freedom Trail Commission Virtual Program: The Crosswhite and Robert Cromwell Cases

Celebrate International Underground Railroad Month by attending this informative presentation. 

Sep 17 — 18
Mears State Park - Luminous Trail

For two nights only the Old Baldy Trail will be lit up for a wondrous night hike experience.

Sep182021
Van Riper State Park - Harvest Festival (campers only)

Come camp during the parks annual harvest festival!

Sep182021
Belle Isle Park - Sept. 18, Stewardship Saturday

Our project will focus on cutting invasive shrubs, especially glossy buckthorn and honeysuckle, to restore the wet mesic flatwoods on the island.

Sep182021
Warren Woods State Park - Sept. 18, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Spend a day in the woods helping to protect native habitat with other Volunteer Stewards!  

Sep192021
Waterloo Recreation Area - Sept. 19, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help remove invasive shrubs that will otherwise take over these valuable prairie remnants. 

Sep192021
Hoffmaster State Park - Sept. 19, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Enjoy a fall day in the woods and help search the dunes for unwanted shrubs!

Sep232021
Michigan History Museum - Michigan Freedom Trail Commission Virtual Program: The Kentucky Raid and John Felix White

Celebrate International Underground Railroad Month by attending this informative presentation. 

Sep 24 — 25
South Higgins Lake State Park - 18th Annual Halloween Festival (campers only)

Join the park for some spooky fun at their annual harvest festival.

Sep 24 — 26
Bay City State Park - Harvest Festival (campers only)

Come camp with us during our annual harvest festival for some fabulous fall fun. 

Sep 24 — 26
Holland State Park - Fall Festival (campers only)

Come camp during the parks annual Harvest Festival! This year we encourage you to go all out with your site decorations. 

Sep 24 — 26
Pinckney Recreation Area - Halloween Havoc (campers only)

Come camp during our annual Halloween Havoc event.

Sep 24 — 26
Proud Lake Recreation Area - Harvest Festival (campers only)

We invite campers to join us for the parks annual Harvest Festival for some fall fun!

Sep 24 — 25
FULL Outdoor Adventure Center - Harvest Family Campout

Join us for a harvest campout at the Outdoor Adventure Center! Fun for the entire family! S'mores kits, crafts, a guided hike and a pancake breakfast will be provided for every registered guest. New this year is a harvest theme.

Sep 24 — 25
Fayette Historic State Park - A Paranormal Event (Registration Required)

Ever wonder what a paranormal investigator does? Does the thought of apparitions give you a chill or a sense of wonder? Come join us for two full nights of unearthly surprises!

Sep252021
Brighton Recreation Area - Harvest Festival Weekend (campers only)

We invite campers to join us for the parks annual Harvest Festival!

Sep252021
Van Riper State Park - Harvest Festival (campers only)

Come camp during the parks annual harvest festival!

Sep252021
Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Harvest Festival

Camp with us this weekend and enjoy fun festivities for all ages.

Sep252021
Grand Mere State Park - Sept. 25, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join in the effort to remove invasive shrubs before they have a chance to spread across the sensitive dunes!

Sep252021
Hoffmaster State Park - Getting Started in Bird Photography

Come learn the basics of bird photography from J. A. Mikulich Photography at the Gillette Visitor Center. 

Sep262021
Pinckney Recreation Area - Sept. 26, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join us in cutting invasive shrubs to protect Hankerd dry sand prairie and oak barrens and the native plants that call it home.

Sep262021
Ludington State Park - Sept. 26, Stewardship Volunteer Workday

Enjoy the beautiful Lake Michigan coast while we work to remove invasive Japanese barberry from the dunes!

Sep262021
FULL Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Night Sky Photography Workshop, Sept. 26

Join Marquette photographer Shawn Malone for an evening of night-sky photography at the Upper Tahquamenon Falls.

Sep302021
Michigan History Museum - Michigan Freedom Trail Commission Virtual Program: The Impact of the 1847 MI Slave Rescues and the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act

Celebrate International Underground Railroad Month by attending this informative presentation. 

Ongoing DNR - All Events
06/​14/​21  —  09/​01/​21
Duck Lake State Park - Morning Yoga with Erin

Yoga offered Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the summer from June 14 - Sept. 1 at 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Cost $10 per person. 

07/​06/​21  —  09/​06/​21
Mears State Park - Beach Yoga on Lake Michigan

 Kalon Arts and Yoga Company will offer vinyasa flow beach yoga classes Monday through Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

07/​10/​21  —  09/​04/​21
Silver Lake State Park - Beach Yoga

Breathe, stretch and restore in the calm and quiet on Lake Michigan's shore this summer! Beach yoga classes will be offered this summer on Saturdays from 9-10 a.m.

08/​06/​21  —  03/​30/​22
Michigan History Museum - I Voted: Michigan's Struggle for Suffrage

Discover the people, protests and policies that have changed voting in Michigan through the course of nearly 200 years. Lansing.