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Michigan DNR Check out this site for more things to do at the Waterloo Recreation Area and at Michigan's other great parks.
Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center Click here to visit the MDNR's Discovery Center site
Waterloo Recreation Area - Visit the MDNR's Waterloo site to find campgrounds, cabins, trails and more.
MDNR Volunteer Opportunities Join the MDNR and other outdoor enthusiasts in some great volunteer activities. Whether you are looking to contribute only a few hours or to become a core volunteer, a large variety of important volunteer opportunities are available in the Waterloo Recreation Area and other Southeastern Michigan state recreation areas.
Gorp Tons of info on parks all over the world, including those in Michigan.
Two books I found useful:
A Complete Guide to Michigan State and National Parks by Tom Powers - has overview of facilities available and includes a good map
Fifty hikes in Lower Michigan by Jim DuFresne - contains description and map of the Waterloo-Pinckney hiking trail
This list is not yet complete:
Organization for Bat Conservation These folks gave the program at our annual member's potluck 3 years ago!
I Want Animal Magic
Many of you will remember Mark Rosenthal who did a very entertaining program combining live animals with magic. Take a look at his website to book him for your own program, or find out how your donations can help them keep rescuing their wonderful animals.
Peter Schriemer is the creator, writer and host of Beyond Your Doorstep for the Smithsonian Channel HD. Check out the website for video clips from the program, as well as for creative ideas for discovering nature in your own backyard.
|Waterloo State Recreation Area is located
between Ann Arbor and Jackson, Michigan.
For more detailed maps click on the following links to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources' website
Discovery Center hiking trails (pdf)
Waterloo-Pinckney trail (pdf)