Looking to walk the Mackinac Bridge this Labor Day but need transportation? Shepler’s can help! By purchasing one roundtrip ticket guests can boat-hop between Mackinaw City and St. Ignace while enjoying a stop at Mackinac Island on the way! We will be running our schedule as printed in our 2022 brochure, starting at 7:30am out of Mackinaw City and 6:30am out of St. Ignace.
Shepler’s roundtrip tickets are not assigned to a port at the time of purchase. Guests can depart from either mainland port, go to Mackinac Island, and return to the other mainland port on one roundtrip ticket.
Miles to/from Shepler’s Dock to the Mackinac Bridge
2.5 miles from our St. Ignace dock to the north start
.5 miles from our Mackinaw City dock to the south start
.3 miles from our Mackinaw City $20 parking to the south start
**Please remember there is no ground transportation to the start of the bridge in Mackinaw City or St. Ignace like in previous years. Guests must organize their own transportation from Shepler’s dock to the Mackinac Bridge. Please visit mackinacbridge.org for more information.**
$20 Bridge Parking
Guests who would like to park close to the Mackinac Bridge and start their walk from Mackinaw City may park with us in Lot 3 for $20 CASH ONLY per vehicle. Shepler’s guests, who are traveling with us on Labor Day (must show valid ticket), may either park for free in Lot 1 at 311 S. Nicolet St. Mackinaw City or pay $20 to park in Lot 3 close to the Mackinac Bridge start. Parking is limited, and no advanced reservations will be accepted. Directions to Lot 3 are above.