Lantern Lit Snowshoe Trail

Van Riper State Park
851 County Road AKE,
Champion, MI 49814

Our final lantern lit snowshoe trail will be held on a Friday. This family friendly lantern lit snowshoe trail will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018. Our beautiful 1.25 mile lantern lit trail is located 7/10th of a mile west of the main campground on US 41 where our rustic Peshekee Cabin and group campground are located. The trail begins and ends at the rustic Peshekee Cabin where there will be a roaring fire and warm cabin to take off the chill along with cocoa, coffee and light snacks. The self-guided trail will be lit from 7-9 p.m. and we recommend arriving no later than 8:30 p.m. so you are able to enjoy the trail with the lanterns lit. Parking is very limited at this location please use caution and obey the one way signs, carpooling is highly recommended. Updated event information can be found on our Facebook page

Please Note: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources makes every effort to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information on the web calendar. However, dates occasionally change and events may be canceled for any reason. Please call the unit hosting the event to confirm dates and times prior to your arrival.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into all Michigan state parks and recreation areas. Check "YES" when you renew your license plate at the Secretary of State.

For camping reservations, visit or call 1-800-447-2757.

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