Great Turtle Park

Great Turtle Park pavilion

Great Turtle Park was developed in a joint effort of Mackinac Island Recreational Development, INC (MIRD), the City of Mackinac Island, the State of Michigan and private donors. The park is located in Harrisonville and can be accessed via 6th or 7th Street off Cadotte Avenue or Cupids Pathway. Great Turtle Park currently houses a soccer field, sand volleyball court, basketball court, softball field, disc golf course, pavilion with a fireplace and seasonal bathrooms.

    Great Turtle Park sign

    Park Rules

    • Park closes at 10:00 pm
    • No glass
    • Fire's allowed in designated fire-pit by permit only
      (these can be obtained at the Mackinac Island Police Department)
    • Fireplace in pavilion is charcoal only, no wood
    • Extinguish fire when done
    • No horses allowed on baseball field, soccer field, basketball court, skate park, playground area, pavilion or volleyball court
    • Horses must be kept at a walk in park

    Pavilion Rules

    • The use of the pavilion is first come first serve- no reservations are accepted
    • You may only use coal in the grill
    • All curtains must be rolled back up at the end of use
    • Tables and benches must be returned to original location
    • Clean up all garbage after you are done