Hidden Lake Gardens

Visit one of Michigan’s best kept secrets, Hidden Lake Gardens, located near Tipton approximately 71 miles from MSU’s campus. The Garden covers 755 acres of meadows and oak-hickory woodlands filled with an abundance of native flora and fauna. The Garden includes such features such as: indoor and outdoor displays, picnic area, marked hiking trails, guided tours, and educational classes and programs.

Hidden Lake Gardens remains open to the public but with limitations and restrictions as to comply with six-foot physical distancing, face-cover wearing, and indoor public gathering space closings. Our grounds and trails are open for visitors on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 9 am to 5 pm. Walking, hiking, biking, and driving through are permitted. All buildings are closed including the Restroom Building; however, outhouse-style restrooms are available. No professional photography is permitted. Physical distancing of 6 feet must be practiced at all times. Face coverings must be worn if physical distancing cannot be maintained. No food, picnics, or tailgating is permitted. Any refuse generated by visitors including pet waste must be removed from the premises. Please help us to keep Hidden Lake Gardens open by following these guidelines to keep you, other visitors, and our staff safe.

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