Cambridge Junction Visitor Information

Season Dates and Hours | Admission | Location | Parking | Amenities | Photography | Accessibility | Pets

Walker Tavern and Barn, as viewed from US-12Please allow one to two hours to tour the historic buildings at Cambridge Junction Historic State Park —more, if you are shopping at the Farmers Market or taking in a Walker Wheels vintage "base ball" game. The tavern includes an 1840s parlor, bar room, dining room and kitchen; the barn offers surveying and stagecoach exhibits.

Please note that the nearby building known as the Brick Walker Tavern is privately owned and is not part of our state park/historic site complex.

2020 Season Dates and Hours

The grounds of Cambridge Junction Historic State Park are open Friday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the historic buildings at Cambridge Junction Historic State Park are closed to the public until further notice. Visit the DNR COVID-19 information page for updates.

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Admission

There is no fee to view the historic buildings when they are open. However, a Michigan State Parks Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry to the grounds.

Please note that some special events require a fee or donation.

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Location

Cambridge Junction Historic State Park is 35 miles west of Ann Arbor, at the junction of U.S. 12 and M-50. Please note that the nearby building known as the Brick Walker Tavern is privately owned and is not part of our state park/historic site complex.

Our address is:

13220 M-50
Brooklyn, MI 49230

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Parking

Free parking is available in the park for vehicles with a Michigan State Parks Recreation Passport.

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AMENITIES

While visiting Cambridge Junction Historic State Park, the following amenities are available:

  • Full restrooms in the Hewitt House Visitors Center and vault toilets on the grounds
  • Hiking trails
  • Picnic areas

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Personal photography without flash for private use is permitted in the buildings and on the grounds. Photographs may not be published, sold or otherwise distributed for commercial purposes.

Photography for weddings and other special events is allowed on the grounds and in the buildings during regular open hours with advance permission. Please contact us in advance to schedule a time.

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Accessibility

Designated parking is available.

The Hewitt House Visitor Center is an accessible facility. Upon arrival, visitors may request permission from staff to drive to the top of the steep-grade hill where the tavern and barn are located. The tavern and barn offer accessibility on the ground floor only.

Accessible restrooms can be found both inside the Hewitt House Visitor Center and outdoors when buildings are closed.

Service animals are always welcomed.

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PETS

Pets accompanied by and under the control of their human friends are welcome on the grounds of this site. Pets may not enter any building. For more information, please see the Department of Natural Resources Pet-Friendly Rules.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION

Email us at MHCinfo@Michigan.gov or telephone 517-241-0731. We cannot provide information about the nearby building known as the Brick Walker Tavern, as it is privately owned and not part of our state park/historic site complex.

Updated 04/29/2020