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 yearActivities: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 SkiFishing: 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.HikingHunting: 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 CampingCampgroundsHartwick Pines-Group Use AreaHartwick Pines-ModernHartwick Pines-Rustic CabinTrailsHartwick Pines-Aspen TrailTrail Length: 3.00 (Miles)Hartwick Pines-Au Sable River TrailTrail Length: 3.00 (Miles)Hartwick Pines-Bright and Glory Lakes TrailTrail Length: 0.25 (Miles)Hartwick Pines-Deer Run TrailTrail Length: 5.00 (Miles)Hartwick Pines-Mertz Grade TrailTrail Length: 2.30 (Miles)Hartwick Pines-Old Growth Forest TrailTrail Length: 1.25 (Miles)Hartwick Pines-Weary LegsTrail Length: 7.50 (Miles)Facilities:Boat LaunchFishing PierPicnic Area: Located near the old growth forest, this area has grills, tables, a modern bathroom facility and drinking fountains.Playground

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