Walker Tavern Historic Site

13220 SR 50
Brooklyn, MI 49230- Map It
(517) 467-4401

AAA Editor Notes

Walker Tavern Historic Site is at jct. US 12 and SR 50 in Cambridge Junction Historic State Park. The history of Michigan’s stagecoach era is presented through exhibits, presentations and walking tours. The tavern is an 1840s clapboard house that was used as a stagecoach stop on the Detroit to Chicago path. A farmers market is held on Sundays. In late October a Victorian Halloween celebration for families features costumes, food, craft activities, parlor games and historic tours. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.
Historic site free. Park entry requires a Recreation Passport (valid for 1 year and allows entry into Michigan state parks) $11 (per private in-state vehicle); $5 (per in-state motorcycle); $31 (per private out-of-state vehicle). Nonresident single-day pass $9 (per private out-of-state vehicle).
Hours: Grounds and historic buildings open Wed.-Sun. 10-5, early June-Aug. 31; Sun. 10-5, Sept. 1 to mid-Oct. Grounds only Fri.-Sun. 9-5, mid-Apr. to early June; Fri.-Sat. 9-4, Sept. 1 to mid-Oct. Farmers market Sun. 10-2, late May to mid-Oct. Closed Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day and Michigan International Speedway race Sundays.