Hartwick Pines State Park

4216 Ranger Road
Grayling, MI 49738


Hartwick Pines is rich in scenic beauty and different habitats. The principal features of this park are the 49-acre forest of old growth pines and logging museum. There is ample subject matter for the sports person, photographer, or naturalist throughout the year


Boat Rental: Kayaks are available for rent on Bright and Glory Lakes from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Renters register at the contact station and receive a life vest, paddle and key to kayak lock. Currently offering four single-person kayaks and two tandem kayaks.

Cross Country Ski

Fishing: Four small lakes can be found within the park boundaries. Lakes Bright and Glory have accessible fishing piers with a trail from the campground to access them.


Hunting: Outside of the old growth forest and the developed park areas, hunting is available. Signs mark the areas closed to hunting.

Mountain Biking: The Weary Legs, Deer Run and Aspen Trails are shared with hikers and cross-country skiers.

Winter Camping


Hartwick Pines-Group Use Area
Hartwick Pines-Modern
Hartwick Pines-Rustic Cabin


Hartwick Pines-Aspen Trail
Trail Length: 3.00 (Miles)

Hartwick Pines-Au Sable River Trail
Trail Length: 3.00 (Miles)

Hartwick Pines-Bright and Glory Lakes Trail
Trail Length: 0.25 (Miles)

Hartwick Pines-Deer Run Trail
Trail Length: 5.00 (Miles)

Hartwick Pines-Mertz Grade Trail
Trail Length: 2.30 (Miles)

Hartwick Pines-Old Growth Forest Trail
Trail Length: 1.25 (Miles)
Hartwick Pines-Weary Legs
Trail Length: 7.50 (Miles)


Boat Launch

Fishing Pier

Picnic Area: Located near the old growth forest, this area has grills, tables, a modern bathroom facility and drinking fountains.


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