NOTE: Central Library will close at 6 pm tonight to begin Summer Hours. (The library will reopen for tonight’s 7 pm author visit.)

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)


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Discover Michigan with your Library Card!

The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program (formerly Park & Read) offers library card-holders a free one-day pass to Michigan’s more than 230 state parks, historic sites, historical and cultural landmarks, forest campgrounds and recreation areas. 

Library users with a valid library card may print a pass, either from home or at the library*, to one of more than 100 cultural attractions throughout the Lower and Upper peninsulas in Michigan via the Michigan Activity Pass website(*normal printing charges apply)

Some cultural partners offer complimentary or reduced price admission; others, discounts in their gift shop or other exclusive offers for MAP pass holders only.

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, and many others.

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 now part of the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

Michigan Activity Pass presented by The Library Network

Presented by The Library Network, The Institute of Museum and Library Services, CultureSource, and the Library of Michigan.

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