Current DNR - All Events
January
Jan012022
2022 Michigan State Park Virtual First Day Hike

Kick off your New Year's resolutions! The First Day Hikes program is a virtual opportunity to hike, cross-county ski, ride (horse or bike) or snowshoe and add your miles to our collective New Year's Day goal of 2,022 miles.

Jan012022
Maybury State Park - First Day Hike

Kick off your 2022 resolution for increased health activity by joining a group hike at Maybury State Park on New Year's Day.

Jan012022
Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Chief Noonday First Day Hike

Join members of the Chief Noonday Chapter of the North Country Trail Association as they celebrate the new year with a hike on the North Country Trail.

Jan012022
Saugatuck Dunes State Park - First Day Hike

Join the Radar Hill Hiking Club for a First Day Hike.

Jan012022
Island Lake Recreation Area - First Day Hike

Meet at the Kent Lake Beach parking lot for this New Year's Day adventure.

Jan072022
Mitchell State Park - Jan. 7, Lantern-lit Snowshoe Hike

This winter enjoy a lantern-lit snowshoe hike along a portion of the Heritage Nature Trail. The short hike, about 1 mile, will have a campfire warming station and hot cocoa. 

Jan072022
Blueberry Ridge Pathway - Lantern Lit Ski and Snowshoe

For one night only, we will be shutting off the lights on the Lighted Loop and lighting the trail with kerosene lanterns.

Jan082022
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Jan. 8, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

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

Jan082022
Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center - Ice Fishing for Beginners

Focusing on techniques for pan fish, walleye and pike, this class will go through how Outdoor Skills Academy pro-staffers, Pure Fishing pros and others spend their day chasing fish through the ice.

Jan082022
Hoffmaster State Park - Jan. 8, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Volunteer stewards will continue our anti-barberry campaign at this beautiful lakeshore park.

Jan082022
Hartwick Pines State Park - Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Guided snowshoe hikes into the old growth forest are offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Pre-registration required.

Jan082022
Ludington State Park - Jan. 8, Guided Snowshoe Hike

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park's dunes and forests.

Jan082022
Ludington State Park - Jan. 8, Lantern-Lit Ski and Snowshoe

Enjoy the crisp winter air with a self-guided snowshoe hike or cross-country ski along a one mile loop of trail lit by kerosene lanterns.

Jan092022
Waterloo Recreation Area - Jan. 9, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Aid restoration efforts by cutting glossy buckthorn, a terrible wetland invasive shrub that would otherwise takeover this valuable fen ecosystem.

Jan142022
Proud Lake Recreation Area - Lantern Lit Hike

Come take a lantern lit hike around the Marsh Trail!

Jan142022
Mitchell State Park - Jan. 14, Lantern-lit Snowshoe Hike

This winter enjoy a lantern-lit snowshoe hike along a portion of the Heritage Nature Trail. The short hike, about 1 mile, will have a campfire warming station and hot cocoa. 

Jan152022
Belle Isle Park - Jan. 15, Stewardship Saturday

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

Jan152022
Warren Dunes State Park - Jan. 15, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Let's work together to rid this popular park of bittersweet, autumn olive, honeysuckle and other invasive plants!

Jan152022
Ludington State Park - Jan. 15, Guided Snowshoe Hike

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park's dunes and forests.

Jan152022
Ludington State Park - Jan. 15, Evening Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park's dunes and forests in the evening.

Jan152022
Hartwick Pines State Park - Full Moon Snowshoe Hike

Enjoy the view of the full moon and night sky while hiking approximately 2 miles through unbroken snow to the campground and back.

Jan162022
Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Jan. 16, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Volunteers will help to remove invasive woody shrubs from the Deep Lake area.

Jan162022
Island Lake Recreation Area - Jan. 16, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help clear out invasive shrubs that could take over valuable prairie remnants and crowd out native plants.

Jan182022
Michigan History Museum - Initial Volunteer Orientation

This session was originally scheduled for January 11, 2022. Join our group of great volunteers. Lansing.

Jan212022
Mitchell State Park - Jan. 21, Lantern-lit Snowshoe Hike

This winter enjoy a lantern-lit snowshoe hike along a portion of the Heritage Nature Trail. The short hike, about 1 mile, will have a campfire warming station and hot cocoa. 

Jan212022
Jan212022
Waterloo Recreation Area - Jan. 21, Lantern-lit Ski, Hike and Hot Cocoa Bar

Embrace a pure Michigan winter with a free lantern-lit trail adventure.

Jan222022
Virtual class - Feeding Winter Birds

Learn which birds are likely to visit your backyard, what feeds and feeders they prefer and more.

Jan222022
Muskegon State Park - Jan. 22, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Start off the new year by volunteering in Muskegon State Park! Volunteers will work to remove invasive vines and shrubs from the Lost Lake Trail.

Jan222022
Hartwick Pines State Park - Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Guided snowshoe hikes into the old growth forest are offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Pre-registration required.

Jan 22 — 23
Mitchell State Park - Hard Water School (Ice Fishing Class), Jan. 22-23

This class will cover everything from how to set up equipment and how and where to fish to ice safety and rules and regulations. The main focus will be techniques for panfish, walleye and pike. 

Jan222022
Hoffmaster State Park - Jan. 22, Winter Snowshoe Hike

Join us for a snowshoe hike in the beautiful wooded dunes of Hoffmaster State Park. Bring your own snowshoes or reserve a pair from the visitor center. 

Jan222022
Ludington State Park - Jan. 22, Guided Snowshoe Hike

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park's dunes and forests.

Jan222022
Waterloo Recreation Area - Over and Under the Snow Hike

So many animals survive winter by hiding under an insolating layer of snow. Find out where these adaptable critters stay warm and take a hike with a naturalist to find their hidden homes.

Jan222022
Waterloo Recreation Area - Over and Under the Snow Hike

So many animals survive winter by hiding under an insolating layer of snow. Find out where these adaptable critters stay warm and take a hike with a naturalist to find their hidden homes.

Jan222022
Outdoor Adventure Center - Wonderful Winter Outdoor Activity

You can enjoy the great outdoors any time of year, even the wintertime! 

Jan222022
Metamora-Hadley Recreation Area - Candlelight Cross-Country Ski

Enjoy an evening of cross-country skiing on a groomed trail illuminated by candles.

Jan222022
Ludington State Park - Jan. 22, Lantern-Lit Ski and Snowshoe

Enjoy the crisp winter air with a self-guided snowshoe hike or cross-country ski along a one mile loop of trail lit by kerosene lanterns.

Jan222022
Orchard Beach State Park - Lantern-lit Hike

Enjoy a lantern-lit hike through Orchard Beach's Beech-Hemlock Nature loop (0.7 mile). 

Jan232022
Saugatuck Dunes State Park - Jan. 23, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join in our continued effort to remove Japanese barberry from the park! 

Jan282022
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Advanced Snowshoe Hike

Join us on a 2.5 mile guided hike through frozen forests to one of the mountains icy vista views

Jan282022
Proud Lake Recreation Area - Lantern Lit Hike

Come take a lantern lit hike around the Marsh Trail!

Jan282022
Mitchell State Park - Jan. 28, Lantern-lit Snowshoe Hike

This winter enjoy a lantern-lit snowshoe hike along a portion of the Heritage Nature Trail. The short hike, about 1 mile, will have a campfire warming station and hot cocoa. 

Jan292022
Highland Recreation Area - Jan. 29, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join ongoing efforts to restore this area to an open grassland.

Jan292022
Warren Dunes State Park - Jan. 29, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Let's work together to rid this popular park of bittersweet, autumn olive, honeysuckle and other invasive plants!

Jan292022
Hoffmaster State Park - Jan. 29, Winter Snowshoe Hike

Join us for a snowshoe hike in the beautiful wooded dunes of Hoffmaster State Park. Bring your own snowshoes or reserve a pair from the visitor center. 

Jan292022
Ludington State Park - Jan. 29, Guided Snowshoe Hike

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park's dunes and forests.

Jan292022
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Beginner Snowshoe Hike

Join us for a guided 1-mile free snowshoe hike that explores the snowy forests around parts of the frozen shores of Lake Superior.

Jan292022
Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Explore It: Skill Development

Expand your love for archery in this fun, skill-building program. 

Jan292022
Hartwick Pines State Park - New Moon Lantern-Lit Snowshoe Hike

Enjoy a 1.25-mile snowshoe hike through the lantern lit, old growth forest.

Jan292022
Ludington State Park - Jan. 29, Evening Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park's dunes and forests in the evening.

Jan292022
Fayette Historic State Park - Lantern-lit Trail

Enjoy a lantern-lit trail open to snowshoers, hikers and cross-country skiers.

Jan292022
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Lantern Lit Trail

Enjoy the Lake Superior Trail with the stars above and a snow covered trail below, lit by the flickering lights of kerosene lanterns.

Jan302022
Pinckney Recreation Area - Jan. 30, 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.

Jan302022
Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Jan. 30, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Volunteers will help to remove invasive woody shrubs from the Deep Lake area.

Ongoing DNR - All Events
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.