Current DNR - All Events
July
Jul182020
Aug152020
Mears State Park - 2020 Sand Sculpture Fun Fest (Virtual Event)

Join the Pentwater Service Club for their annual sand sculpture contest hosted as part of the Village of Pentwater's Homecoming Celebration. 

August
Aug 01 — 29
Bay City State Park - Virtual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival

This year join us online for a virtual version of the park's most popular special event!

Aug012020
Island Lake Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga PaddleFit

Join Eclipse Yoga for a PaddleFit Class. Think cross-fit meets paddling. There are intervals of paddling and HIIT type exercises. 

Aug012020
Highland Recreation Area - Aug. 1, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join us as we remove invasive shrubs from Haven Hill Natural Area to help restore this beautiful and unique woodland.

Aug012020
Island Lake Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga is a fun way to experience yoga outdoors. No experience with SUP or Yoga is needed.  We’ll teach you everything you need to know. Cost is $25.

Aug012020
Canceled Indian Lake State Park - Bike Rodeo

This event has been canceled

Aug022020
Waterloo Recreation Area - Aug. 2, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help hand pull spotted knapweed, an invasive weed that would otherwise take over in this valuable prairie remnant.

Aug022020
Pinckney Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga Paddle Fit

Join Eclipse Yoga for PaddleFit - think cross-fit meets paddling. There are intervals of paddling and HIIT type exercises. Cost is $25. Meet at Silver Lake.

Aug022020
Pinckney Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

Eclipse Yoga is hosting Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga classes. Cost is  $25. Meet at Silver Lake. 

Aug062020
Aug062020
Maybury State Park - Free Outdoor Barre Class

Join us for a free outdoor barre class with The Barre Code of Northville hosted by For The Good.

Aug072020
Aug082020
Aug082020
Bowers Harbor Boating Access Site - Power Island Rapa Nui

Race TC is once again hosting the Power Island Rapa Nui. Participants will  do a 3 mile paddle from Bowers Harbor to Power Island, run or job 2 miles on epic trails and then paddle back to the finish at Bowers Harbor. Total distance is a little over 8 miles.

Aug082020
Island Lake Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga PaddleFit

Join Eclipse Yoga for a PaddleFit Class. Think cross-fit meets paddling. There are intervals of paddling and HIIT type exercises. 

Aug082020
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Aug. 8, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

The Graham Lake Fen Complex needs your help. Join us in cutting glossy buckthorn and other invasive shrubs that threaten this unique ecosystem.

Aug082020
Aug082020
Island Lake Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga is a fun way to experience yoga outdoors. No experience with SUP or Yoga is needed.  We’ll teach you everything you need to know. Cost is $25.

Aug082020
Aug092020
Pinckney Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga Paddle Fit

Join Eclipse Yoga for PaddleFit - think cross-fit meets paddling. There are intervals of paddling and HIIT type exercises. Cost is $25. Meet at Silver Lake.

Aug092020
Pinckney Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

Eclipse Yoga is hosting Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga classes. Cost is  $25. Meet at Silver Lake. 

Aug092020
Aug092020
Aug102020
Island Lake Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga is a fun way to experience yoga outdoors. No experience with SUP or Yoga is needed.  We’ll teach you everything you need to know. Cost is $25.

Aug112020
Michigan Iron Industry Museum - The Mathers of CCI in Cleveland and Ishpeming: A Social History from Scotland
Part of our Tuesday afternoon lecture series - streaming on Facebook Live.
Aug112020
Pinckney Recreation Area - Eclipse Yoga - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

Eclipse Yoga is hosting Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga classes. Cost is  $25. Meet at Silver Lake. 

Aug122020
Aug132020
Silver Lake State Park - NWTF Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic

Join us by the campground day use pavilion as we team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation to provide families this introductory turkey hunting program.

Aug132020
Aug142020
Mears State Park - NWTF Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic

Join us at the parks day use area as we team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation to provide families an introduction to turkey hunting.

Aug142020
Aug142020
Ionia State Recreation Area - 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.

Aug142020
Aug142020
Aug152020
Highland Recreation Area - Aug. 15, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join ongoing efforts to restore this area to an open grassland. Volunteers will be removing invasive shrubs and piling brush.

Aug152020
Aug152020
Leelanau State Park - Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum Lobster Festival

Help support the restoration and preservation of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse by enjoying a lobster dinner alongside a beautiful view of Lake Michigan!

Aug152020
Aug162020
Waterloo Recreation Area - Aug. 16, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help hand pull spotted knapweed, an invasive weed that would otherwise take over in this valuable prairie remnant.

Aug182020
Michigan Iron Industry Museum - U.P. as the 51st State
Part of our Tuesday afternoon lecture series - streaming on Facebook Live.
Aug182020
Tahquamenon Falls State Park - NWTF Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic

Join us near the entrance of the lower falls as we team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation to provide families this introduction to turkey hunting.

Aug202020
Van Riper State Park - NWTF Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic

Join us by the north side of the day use bathroom building as we team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation to provide families this introduction to turkey hunting.

Aug212020
Bay City State Park - 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. 

Aug212020
Aug222020
Maybury State Park - Kona Run

This run features a both 5K and 8K events followed by a Luau party.

Aug222020
Belle Isle Park - Aug. 22, Stewardship Saturdays

Join us for stewardship Saturdays. Our summer project will focus on cutting invasive shrubs, especially glossy buckthorn and honeysuckle, to restore the wet mesic flatwoods on the island.

Aug222020
Mitchell State Park - Hunting Whitetails Naturally

Learn how to trail hunt whitetails and better manage your property for wildlife habitat.

Aug222020
Canceled Van Riper State Park - Kayaking 101

This event has been canceled

Aug222020
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - NWTF Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic

Join us at the visitor center as we team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation to provide families this introduction to turkey hunting.

Aug232020
Brighton Recreation Area - Aug. 23, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help hand pull spotted knapweed, sweet clover and other invasive, non-native weeds that will otherwise take over in these neat prairie remnants.

Aug252020
Michigan Iron Industry Museum - U.P. Inventors

Part of our Tuesday afternoon lecture series - streaming on Facebook Live.

Aug282020
Holly Recreation Area - 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.

Aug292020
Island Lake Recreation Area - Aug. 29, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help hand pull spotted knapweed, an invasive weed that is starting to take over this neat prairie remnant.

Aug302020
Maybury State Park - Recharge Retreat

 Join For The Good for this fun retreat to help you recharge.

Aug302020
Pinckney Recreation Area - Aug. 30, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help remove invasive plants like spotted knapweed, Japanese hedge parsley, mullein and hoary alyssum from special dry sand prairies and adjacent oak barrens.

Ongoing DNR - All Events
04/​01/​20  —  12/​01/​20
Leelanau State Park - Rock the Light Virtual 5K Run/Walk

Participate in this fun virtual 5K run/walk that will benefit the Friends of Leelanau State Park as they raise funds for park improvements.

07/​01/​20  —  09/​07/​20
Mears State Park - Beach Yoga on Lake Michigan

 Kalon Arts and Yoga Company will offer vinyasa flow beach yoga classes Monday through Friday, July 1 through Sept. 7 from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

07/​04/​20  —  09/​05/​20
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 starting July 4 through Sept. 5 from 9-10 a.m.