Discover Michigan with your Library Card!
This year’s summer reading program, Ready Set Read, is all about health and wellness and what better way to get active than by exploring all the wonderful sites and events that Michigan has to offer!
The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program offers library card-holders a free one-day pass to Michigan’s more than 400 national and state parks, historic sites, historical and cultural landmarks, forest campgrounds and recreation areas. Seven National Park Service sites in Michigan and 13 other locales are to be added to the upcoming Michigan Activity Pass program, which will run from May 24 to May 23, 2017.
Library users with a valid library card may print a pass, either from home or at the library*, via the Michigan Activity Pass website . Some venues offer complimentary or reduced price admission; others, discounts in their gift shop or other exclusive offers for MAP pass holders only.
Check out the 2016 Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) »
When you print out a MAP pass, you have 7 days to use it.
Parks, Museums, Historic Sites
Some of the participating cultural partners include the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in Marquette, the Monroe County Historical Museum, the Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum in Mackinaw City, the Iron Mountain Iron Mine, Isle Royale National Park, Mackinaw Area Historical Society Heritage Village in Mackinaw City, and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, with many more.
More Ways to Get Active…
MI Big Green Gym
The MI Big Green Gym initiative is a partnership between Michigan Recreation and Park Association, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The program is designed to promote overall well-being and a healthy lifestyle through use of Michigan’s state, county, and local parks and recreation areas. The program is part of the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) and offers a calendar of fun outdoor events throughout the state.
Pure Michigan Fitness
The Pure Michigan Fitness program endorses local, regional and state events consistent with the Governor’s Council mission to promote healthy choices, while offering a physical activity event open to all participants, regardless of skill level or age.
Find an Event by using the sites Event Calendar to view a list of endorsed events that are searchable by date, keyword or ZIP code or take the Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge and earn rewards for participating in endorsed events!
Michigan Activity Pass presented by The Library Network
Presented by The Library Network, The Institute of Museum and Library Services, Culture Source, and the Library of Michigan.
*normal printing charges apply