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Parks and Recreation
Walter J. Hayes State Park
Onsted/Irish Hills Area
1220 Wamplers Lake Rd, Onsted, MI 49265
Hayes State Park is one of the system's oldest state parks. Dedicated in 1920's, the park originally was named Cedar Hill State Park. The name changed when the Hayes family donated land to the park with the condition that it be renamed to honor Walter J. Hayes, a Michigan senator. The park has gone through many changes, but the major constant has been the attraction of Michigan's visitors to the recreational waters of Wamplers Lake.
Cambridge Junction Historic State Park
Walker Tavern Historic Complex
Cambridge Junction, MI
From 1836 to 1855, when a stagecoach ride from Detroit to Chicago was a long and arduous five-day trip, a favorite stopping place to relax and enjoy a meal was Walker’s farmhouse and tavern. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Hidden Lake Gardens
6214 Monroe Rd, Tipton, MI 49287
Phone: (517) 431-2060
Hidden Lake Gardens is owned and operated by Michigan State University under the division of Land Management, but supported through admission fees, endowments, gifts and the "Friends of Hidden Lake Gardens" membership program. The Gardens is open 362 days of the year. Guided tours, requested at least two weeks in advance, are available at no additional charge. In addition to more than 6 miles of one-way paved drives, there are 5 miles of hiking trails to allow the visitor a closer look at the beauty the Gardens provides.
Irish Hills offers enjoyment and beauty in EVERY season!
For more information about Brooklyn-Irish Hills and a free map of
the area, please
visit the Brooklyn-Irish Hills Chamber of Commerce website or call (517) 592-8907.
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