Dark Sky Discovery Trail at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park! Mackinaw City, Emmet County
With funding support from the Michigan Humanities Council
The newest addition to the cultural interpretation of the night sky at the Headlands in Emmet County is now open to the public! The Dark Sky Discovery Trail is a 1-mile paved trail from the main entrance to the Dark Sky Viewing Area. It features cultural docents, indigenous artwork and regional photography that interpret humanity’s relationship to the night sky over the centuries and across a variety of cultures. The Headlands is one of just 7 International Dark Sky Parks in the U.S.! 2 miles west of downtown Mackinaw City • 7725 E. Wilderness Park Dr.
(231) 348-1704 • www.emmetcounty.org/darkskypark/ • firstname.lastname@example.org free monthly programs all year long; no charge to use the park or trail, open 24/7