June 10, 2023

Official Summer Merch

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May 20, 2023

Over 30 million people visit Michigan State Parks each year, and in 2023, you might start seeing a lot more folks rocking Traverse City-made gear. Great Lakes Proud—the company that brought you the iconic Great Lakes car decal—has teamed up with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for a series of official state park merchandise. We’re talking tees, hoodies, cozies, hats, and—of course—stickers and decals. In the collection, you’ll find a Michigan mitten in the shape of a morel mushroom, s’more, and tree ring; a bubbly “Root Beer Falls” design nod to Tahquamenon; and the “Campfire Connoisseur” slogan and accompanying blaze that immediately gives off summer-at-the-park vibes. The partnership is an extension of the “These Goods Are Good for Michigan” program that raises “awareness and support through revenue sharing for state parks, trails, waterways and other outdoor spaces.” Learn more about the program and shop Great Lakes Proud plus other local brands at Goods4MI.com


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