Hartwick Pines Visitor Center

Opened in 1994, the Visitor Center houses nature exhibits, an in-depth look at Michigan forest management and impacts, the Friends' Bookstore, and offices for the Park Interpreter and Historian. Birders from around the world enjoy spotting unique species, like the Evening Grosbeak.

Friends' supported educational programs originate from the Visitor Center year-round. For more information, contact Visitor Center staff at:

www.Michigan.gov/HartwickPinesVC or 989-348-2537

Park Interpreter, Craig Kasmer, provides educational interpretation of park features and natural resources.

Park Historian, Hillary Pine, provides historical education for Michigan’s logging, early forestry, and CCC heritage.

Be a Friend!

We're always looking for new Members who want to actively support the organization and our Mission. To join, stop by the Visitor Center at Hartwick Pines State Park, or download the Membership Registration Form, fill it out, and mail in your dues. Members can update their contact information with this online form.

Don't have time to give, but still want to make a difference? Please consider a tax-deductible donation and share our Mission with your friends and family.


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