MPLF Purpose

  1. The “An-Fam Reunion” – annual get-together of core friends from MPLC and founding attendees
  2. A neutral location to vet individuals for intentional community building
  3. A place to network and make new friends that are ‘like-hearted’

  4. To help foster and support individuals seeking freedom in an unfree world

Cultivating Liberty Since 2013

The Midwest Peace & Liberty Festival was started in 2013 as a weekend camping trip for a group of friends with similar beliefs surrounding the desire for a truly free society. Turns out, there are far more people with the same desire in and around the midwest, and thus the annual event was officially born.

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Location Details

9306 Cook Rd, Gaines, MI 48436

Our venue is at “Fox Prairie,” a 76-acre private property just southwest of Flint, Michigan.

  • 76 Acres total
  • 14 wooded acres – walk in access only.
  • 50+ acres prairie

The main campfire, Spontaneous Order Tent, Welcome tent, grill and RV area will be in a large mowed grass meadow with room to camp around the edges.

More spread out campsites will be available among tree lines, field, and some wooded areas.

Camping Details:
All camping will be rustic/primitive
4 RV sites available with electric hook up
Add’l RV’s welcome to rustic camp


4 port-a-potties will be placed around the property. Feel free to bring your own bucket and bathroom tent.

4 Shower Stalls with Hot Water
Hand Washing Stations
Hose access for potable water

There will be access to electricity for charging or short term use to all attending, but not at your personal camp site.

A dumpster and trash cans will be supplied around the camping area. Please clean up after yourself.

Picnic Tables
There are a handful of picnic tables, and tables and chairs in the community tents. But we recommend you  bring enough for your campsite and maybe more to welcome others to enjoy your company.

House & Barns are OFF LIMITS – please keep out.

A personal liability form must be signed by all attending to protect the property owner.

Local Info

Main Intersection
Seymour Rd. & Grand Blanc Rd.

US 23 Exits
Grand Blanc Rd. #88 or Thompson Rd #84

I-69 Exits
Durand M71 #118 or Morrish Rd #128


Nearest Gas Stations/Party Stores:

Issac’s Grocery (Party Store)
Morrish Rd & Grand Blanc Rd. 2.5 Miles

K&M Party Store
Duffield Rd. & Grand Blanc Rd. 3.5 Miles

Beacon & Bridge
Linden Rd & Grand Blanc – 4.8 Miles


Nearby Civilization:

Swartz Creek
4.3 miles North of property

Gas Stations & Party Store
Coffee Shops
Family Dollar & Rite Aid
Gil-Roy’s Hardware
Meijer (5 miles)


4.3 Miles South

Gas Station & Party Store
Ice Cream
Lobdell Lake (Public Boat Ramp)
Dollar General


6 Miles Northwest of property (I-69 Exit 118 M71 Durand/Corunna)

Major Train History Town
Gas Stations
Fast Food & Diners
Ace Hardware
Quality Inn Hotel


7 Miles South of property (US-23 Exit 79 Silver Lake Road)

Clover Beach – Free Public Beach on Lake Bryam
Shiawassee River Kayak/Canoe access
Hardware Store


Hill Road & US 23 Intersections
7.5 miles Northeast of Property

5 Hotels
Redwood Steakhouse
Fast Food, Chain & Local Restaurants
Home Depot


11 Miles Southeast of Property (US-23 Exit 79 Silver Lake Road & 78 Owen Rd)

Wal-Mart & VG’s Grocery Store
Home Depot, TSC, Michaels, Target, Plus more
Gas Stations
Silver Lake Beach – City Park Fee
River Kayak/Canoe Options


Grand Blanc
12 miles East of property


12 Miles Northeast of Property

Bluebell Beach & Splash Pad 17 Miles
Flint Bishop Airport (FNT) – 7.5 Miles
Major Shopping Centers on Linden Rd between Miller Rd & M21 – Corunna Rd.
Genesee Valley Mall – Best Buy – Wal-Mart – Target
Gas Stations & Party Stores

Past Event Photos








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