Posted on August 18th, 2015
August 18, 2015 — Construction began Aug. 18 at the Headlands which will restrict viewing areas and access. NEW INFORMATION TO NOTE: The road to Headlands viewing area is closed to vehicle traffic each evening in order to ensure th... read more

Current construction updates

Posted on August 4th, 2015
As of the week beginning Aug. 17, 2015, construction has not yet begun at the Headlands; HOWEVER IT IS EXPECTED TO START BY FRIDAY, AUG. 21, which will cause some intermittent closing of the road and some areas of the park. Please stay tun... read more
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More on the Perseids, Lights Out

Posted on July 31st, 2015
An estimated 1,000 people came through the Headlands and Heritage Village Tuesday into Wednesday, Aug. 11-12, to observe the Perseid Meteor Shower and attend our program – thank you all! We will have staff on site through this week b... read more

Will you pledge to take the Lights Out Challenge?!

Posted on July 30th, 2015
Each summer, the Headlands and Emmet County partner with local communities for our Lights Out Challenge! We challenge the cross-Bay communities of Petoskey and Harbor Springs and cross-Straits communities of Mackinaw City and St. Ig... read more

Lights Out Challenge 2015 winners announced!

Posted on July 18th, 2015
Communities go dark to celebrate the night with the Headlands International Dark Sky Park MACKINAW CITY — Over 1,000 visitors gathered in Northern Emmet County Tuesday evening, Aug. 11, as sunlight faded through clear skies and li... read more