Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is across the street from the main entrance to North Higgins Lake State Park. Housed in replica barracks, the museum showcases the accomplishments of the men who helped “put Americans back to work.” Many photographs were donated by CCC alumni. Two original buildings used during the 1930s are on the grounds. Hiking trail maps are available for self-guiding tours.
Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
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). Museum admission is free.
Hours: Daily 10-4:30, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Sat.-Sun. 10-4:30, day after Labor Day-Oct. 31. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.