Spring is here! Come to the 2017 Redbud Reveal on May 6

The Friends of Highland Recreation Area are once again proud to announce the “Redbud Reveal”, a season-opening event at Highland State Recreation Area in Highland/White Lake, Michigan held to celebrate the arrival of the 2017 spring and summer season. The 2017 Reveal will be held from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 6, (rain date Sunday, May 7). Visitors are encouraged to come and see the beautiful and historic Haven Hill section of the Highland State Recreation Area which includes the new Cedar Creek trail, the historic Haven Hill Gate House, the Edsel Ford Barn, the picturesque Carriage House, and the Haven Hill Lodge footprint up on Haven Hill. Light refreshments will be served. Come on out and join area residents to see if the beautiful redbuds are in bloom at Haven Hill!

Enter the Recreation Area at 5200 Highland Road (M-59), White Lake, Michigan. The entrance to the park is on the south side of the highway. The Michigan DNR requires a Recreation Passport on your license plate for state park entry. 

2017 Antiques and Collectibles Sale

Saturday, May 6, 2017

A selection of collectible items for you and your home will be presented on the grounds of the historic Edsel Ford Barn at Edsel and Eleanor Ford’s former Haven Hill Estate during the 2016 Redbud Reveal day. The historic barn is undergoing renovation by the park’s Friends Group, and is located within Highland State Recreation Area between Duck Lake and Bogie Lake Roads in White Lake. The fundraising Sale will be held during the “Redbud Reveal” spring season-opening event on Saturday, May 10, 2017 from 10 am until 3:00 pm. Once inside the park please follow the signs to the Sale.

A FUNDRAISER

All proceeds from the sale of donated items will benefit the Friends of Highland Recreation Area and their restoration efforts at the former Haven Hill Estate. FOHRA is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring the structures and spirit of the historic Haven Hill.

Enter the Recreation Area at 5200 Highland Road (M-59), White Lake, Michigan. The entrance to the park is on the south side of the highway. The Michigan DNR requires a Recreation Passport on your license plate for state park entry. A day pass may be purchased for the event.