Links, Info & Other Stuff!

Mighigan's Parks

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  There are various opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. Please contact Greg Burg ( if you are interested.

Gorp Tons of info on parks all over the world, including those in Michigan.

Other Things of Interest

Horse N' Around Stables at Waterloo View the beautiful Waterloo Recreation Area from horseback. Horses and trail rides available for a fee at:

12891 Trist Rd
Grass Lake, MI 49240

Waterloo Area Historical Society Featuring a look at the early pioneers in Waterloo and the Waterloo Farm Museum

BioKids - University of Michigan's Kids Inquiry of Diverse Species has information geared toward kids about many common animals found in Michigan

Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan

Directions for Finding Us

Pileated woodpecker: This shy crow sized woodpecker has a flashy display of contrasting black and white as it is flying. In General:

Waterloo State Recreation Area is located
between Ann Arbor and Jackson, Michigan.

Click on the map icon below to view detailed map and directions:
(Please note map still says "Geology Center." It should read "Discovery Center.")

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)

The WNHA board members for 2016 are:

  • Gregg Burg (Chairperson and newsletter editor)
  • John Lixey (Vice-Chairperson and Membership Chairperson)
  • Wendy Broshar (Treasurer)
  • Carol Strahler (Secretary)
  • Kathy Claflin (Program Coordinator and Gift Shop Coordinator)
  • Jen Koppin (Newsletter Editor)
  • Meg Gower (Facebook Administrator)
  • Leanne Zatkovich (Facebook Administrator)


  • Jennifer Puntenney
  • Bill Wells
  • Cheryl Greany