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Hartwick Pines State Park

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Address: 4216 Ranger Road (M-93), Crawford County, Grayling, MI 49738
Phone Number: 800-447-2757; 989-348-7068
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Activities: Camping

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We have been going to Hartwick Pines State Park for the past 15 years. We love the winding drive back to the campground and all the trails you can take your bikes on. They have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Fort Gratiot, Michigan
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Fort Gratiot, Michigan
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We have been going to Hartwick Pines State Park for the past 15 years. We love the winding drive back to the campground and all the trails you can take your bikes on. They have your ADA sites, traditional electric only sites, as well as full hook up and every site is very spacious. There is a beautiful visitors center,... More 

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Roseville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nice walk through the Pines holding that special someone's hand. Bring a picnic lunch to cap off the experience. We brought fried chicken. Let the kids romp on the playground. Great photo opportunities - bring camera. Enjoy God's provision of beautiful nature and family/friends all at once.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I hadn't been here for decades. I was surprised by the changes. Good transitions. Beautiful campgrounds. Modern bathrooms and showers. Friendly camp hosts. (Went above the call of duty for us.) The old growth forest is a place to rediscover nature. Quiet stroll on a paved path. Lumber museums. Occasionally have festivals on weekends. Deer. Coyotes. Owls. I especially love... More 

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Medina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Friendly, Clean, and Nice Bike Trail. The sites have actual grass. The Org Site is also clean, and lush.

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Plymouth
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a great spot for a quiet family get away! Lots of biking to do and cool exhibits to check out.

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East Lansing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Went on a short hike (about 1 mile) on our way up to the UP from Lansing. The park was gorgeous and the visitor center was great. There was an area to watch birds, samples of animal droppings from a variety of animals, and some history of logging in the area. We brought a lunch and stopped at the covered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Took our daughter to see the stand of virgin white pines that gives Hartwick Pines State Park its name. She learned Michigan history during the previous school year and we enjoyed seeing the logging museum - nice to help bring it to her in a new way. Saw the logging camp buildings, old tools, etc. Fascinating! Then a long walk... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

You must experience the beauty and majesty of Hartwick Pines. I've been here several times, having been raised in Michigan but we decided to visit again when on vacation in our home state. I am always amazed at the beauty of this place. The park offers beautiful trails and many buildings where you can learn about life in a logging... More 

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Macomb Township, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Hey! If you are going through Grayling, don't miss this gem. This state park contains the only original growth pine forest in the lower peninsula. A pleasant mile or so walk in a unique setting. There is also a replica logging camp that is really neat.

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Zeeland, Mi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Visitor Center provides a great overview of the history of the park as well as learning material about forest conservation. This is a beautiful park featuring 49 acres of old growth pines. The day visit and hike were too short. This majestic place deserves more, but if you can only spare three or four hours, it is better than... More 

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Address: 4216 Ranger Road (M-93), Crawford County, Grayling, MI 49738
Phone Number: 800-447-2757; 989-348-7068
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Crawford County  >  Grayling

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