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Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park

Water Powered Sawmill, Nature Trails, Interactive Exhibits

The site of the first industrial settlement in the Straits area. Hear the rush of water powering a reconstructed sawmill as you experience a sawmill demonstration. Participate in the sawpit method of lumber production. Immerse yourself in nature trails and interactive exhibits. Climb a 50-foot tower. And then experience the adrenaline of the park naturalist-guided Adventure Tour, which includes the Eagles Flight Zip Line, Forest Canopy Bridge, and Nature Trail Climbing Wall.

Available in Spring Available in Summer Available in Fall Public Restrooms

5 minutes south of Mackinaw City on US 23
Mackinaw City, MI
GPS Coordinates:
45.74045, -84.67369
May 3 to June 11 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. June 12 to August 21 - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. August 22 to October 10 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
Phone: (231) 436-4226
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