Tours

A guided hiking tour through Michigan Legacy Art Park can open your eyes to the sculptures in new ways you may miss on your own.

2018 Tour Schedule

  • 2:30pm – 4:00pm
  • No reservation necessary. Free with park admission.
  • Meet at the Art Park trailhead.
Spring Beauties: a Woodland Wildflower Walk

May 20: Join Traverse City native Caitlin Chism to observe and learn about the wildflowers growing along the trail on this environmental education tour. Caitlin has a Bachelor’s of Science in Natural History and Interpretation from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. She is particularly passionate about insects and native wildflowers.

Story & Art Tour

June 24: Join storyteller Jenifer Strauss for an interactive and interpretive tour that will combine Story and Art. Become immersed in Michigan legends and lore while learning about what inspired the artists whose sculptures are featured at the park. Experience art, history and nature while hearing stories about what has shaped our lives in Michigan.

Nature & Yoga Tour

July 22: A meditative “forest bathing” yoga hike inspired by the art in the park in collaboration with Crystal Mountain Peak Fitness.

Story & Art Tour

August 26: Jenifer Strauss returns with more stories. Recommended for all ages.

Artist Dewey Blocksma

September 23: Join Art Park artist Dewey Blocksma for an interesting perspective and special insight on the sculpture collection, with a particular focus on his sculpture The Wheels of Progress.

Fall Color Tour

October 28: Join our volunteer interpreter Caitlin Chism as she takes you on a tour of the fall foliage. You will learn why and how trees prepare for winter, as well as how to identify the more commonly found trees within the park.

Cart Tours

10:00am
Wednesdays and Saturdays
June 20 – August 11

Reservation required.

Tours on our all-terrain golf cart are available to guests who may be unable to hike the rustic, hilly trails.

Because seating is limited to five passengers, registration is required. Please call at least 24 hours in advance: (231) 378-4963.

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Snowshoeing near Wheels of Progress

Winter Snowshoe Tours

Winter is a wonderful time to explore Michigan Legacy Art Park! Snow offers a new challenge to the terrain and a fresh perspective to the art.

Winter Tour Details

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