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With the variety of exhibits and events, the Detroit Zoo has become a destination for Michiganders all across our state, offering unique special events year round. 

Jiffy Mixes Michigan

Mabel White Holmes was a mother of twin boys during the Great Depression. She saw what the economic state of that time was doing to many local families. 

One day when a friend of her sons’ came for a visit, she noticed the biscuits in the his lunch were flat, and not very appetizing. So she made it her mission to create a pre-made mix that would make is easy for the boy's single father to make.

Pictured Rocks National Park

Michigan boasts 357,000 acres of state park land, open to various outdoor recreation activities.

According to Michigan.gov, those thousands of acres include 103 state parks and recreation areas, 140 state forest campgrounds, with 257,155 acres of that land open to hunting. All enjoyed by approximately 30 million visitors a year.