Getting to Michigan Friends Center

Electronic navigation:

  • 1125 Long Lake Road, Chelsea, MI 48118 gives the closest results in Google Maps
  • Decimal latitude and longitude is 42.348723394887514 -84.05546920257434
  • Sexagesimal latitude and longitude is N42°20’55.404″ W84°3’19.689″

Directions from I-96

  • Take the M-52 exit (exit #122 south, roughly midway between Lansing and Howell)
  • Zigzag left and right as M-52 goes through Stockbridge
  • After you pass Green Lake on the right (a few miles before reaching Chelsea), look for Clark Lake Road on the right.
  • Turn right on Clark Lake Road.
  • Take the first right after Oakdale Drive.
  • The Center is the first building on the left.

Directions from I-94

  • Take exit #159 (M-52) from I-94
  • Drive north through Chelsea on M-52. About two miles north of Chelsea, turn left on Waterloo Road (marked by a large sign).
  • Bear right at your first opportunity onto Oakridge Road.
  • Angle right onto Clark Lake Road at stop sign.
  • Take the first driveway on the left
  • The Center is the first building on the left.


Ann Arbor, MI 20 miles
Lansing, MI 40 miles
Detroit, MI 60 miles
Toledo, OH 60 miles
Kalamazoo, MI 100 miles

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“The rustic setting, trees, and grounds put everyone at ease. All day-to-day distractions were removed and the facility was cost-effective. To the best of my knowledge, there is nothing like it this close to Ann Arbor.”
– A University of Michigan Staffer