The Groves of Michigan is located in South Central Michigan in the Irish Hills near Brooklyn, Michigan. The area is most well known for Michigan International Speedway and the beautiful lakes of the region.
The area was a popular stop along the stage coach ride from Detroit to Chicago and was settled in by many Irish immigrants in the mid 1800’s when they were relocating due to the potatoe famine of 1846. They chose the area, in part, due to the green rolling hills which are reminiscent of their homeland. The Irish Hills was predominately farms and orchards until the 1920s when it started to become a popular tourist destination.
The Irish Hills has over 50 lakes – many of which have public beaches and public boat launches. The campground is within a roughly 10 minute drive to several public beaches.
The Groves is located just above the H in “IRISH HILLS”.
(Map from www.TheClintonInn.com)
For more information on the lakes close to The Groves, click here.
For more information on area parks close to The Groves, click here.
For more information on historical routes you can take while visiting the Groves, click here.
Nearby ciites for shopping and visiting include: Brooklyn, Jackson, Adrian, Tecumpseh.