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  • Seven Bridges, Kalkaska Kalkaska County Outdoor Recreation

    Kalkaska County outdoor recreation ranges from snowmobiling to fishing at the Sand Lakes quiet area. Snowmobile Trails Kalkaska County rates as one of the state’s destination snowmobile […]

  • outdoor recreation in Missaukee Missaukee County Outdoor Recreation

    Missaukee County outdoor recreation ranges from exploring the Pere Marquette State Forest to kayaking down the Muskegon River. Snowmobile trails With plentiful snow and vast stretches of state […]

  • Benzie Dunes Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore For years, it seemed, this Great Lakes gem was one of the country’s best-kept secrets—then in 2011, viewers of […]

  • Natural Recreation Resources BENZIE Benzie County Outdoor Recreation

    Benzie County outdoor recreation offers chances to hike, bike, camp, fish and more in a variety of places and spaces to explore from the Arcadia Dunes to […]

  • Wexford County Wexford County Profile

    The Wexford County profile gives an overview of what life is like in this county and how you and your lifestyle can fit in. Wexford County is […]

  • Manistee River Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Manistee River

    iconic outdoor attraction: Manistee River The Manistee River has earned renown among river experts nationwide because few rivers as large as the Manistee receive such a high […]

  • SLBD Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    Iconic outdoor attraction: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore The crown jewel of Leelanau County is undoubtedly Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, a 71,000-acre Great Lakes oasis with […]

  • Bear River Emmet County Outdoor Recreation

    Emmet County outdoor recreation includes The Headlands, Ski hills, Little Traverse Wheelway, Little Traverse Bay, Bear River Valley, Petoskey State Park and the Tunnel of Trees! The […]

  • lighthouse Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Old Mission Peninsula

    Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Old Mission Peninsula Old Mission Peninsula is a 22-mile-long skinny finger of land that begins just east of downtown Traverse City and divides Grand […]

  • sailing 17meter boats walloon lake Michigan Charlevoix County Outdoor Recreation

    Charlevoix County outdoor recreation includes Fisherman’s Island State Park, the Jordan River, Boyne Mountain, Beaver Island and Mt. McSauba Recreation Area. Fisherman’s Island State Park In a […]

  • Paddleboarding Grand Traverse County Outdoor Recreation

    Grand Traverse County outdoor recreation includes hiking, biking, plenty of play time on natural bodies of water and so much more! Hiking Grand Traverse County trails can […]

  • Wilderness State Park Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Wilderness State Park

    Iconic outdoor attraction: Wilderness State Park The Lower Peninsula’s largest piece of contingent undeveloped land is here in Emmet County, about 11 miles west of Mackinaw City […]

  • Leelanau Outdoor Recreation Leelanau County Outdoor Recreation

    There are an abundance of Leelanau County outdoor recreation activities that include soaking up the sun on beaches, biking in the county, driving along M-22, enjoying Leelanau […]

  • edited boyne Boyne Highlands Named Among Best Underrated Ski Resorts in America by Condé Nast Traveler

      MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Boyne Highlands) HARBOR SPRINGS, Mich. (January 5, 2015) – The secret is out. The gem that is Boyne Highlands […]

  • Mark Carlson Winter Photo Tours at Sleeping Bear Dunes

    This February don’t miss the photographic wonder of winter at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and the beautiful Leelanau Peninsula. Venture outdoors with like-minded nature photographers to […]

  • ed Timber Ridge Winter Trails Day at Timber Ridge Resort

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by TART Trails) TRAVERSE CITY – Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 10, from 10:30 am-2 pm for the 6th annual […]

  • Winter's-arrival Winter’s Arrival in Northern Michigan

    The following essay about winter’s arrival in Northern Michigan can be found in the January 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. I came every day after […]

  • RALLY RACING: Ken Block Testing Session Snowy Races in Northern Michigan for January

    Snowy Races for January was originally published in the January 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. These unusual January getaways lure you out of your comfort […]

  • Ken Scott's Leelanau Ice Caves Give Them Traverse Magazine’s Leelanau Ice Caves This Year

    Aunt Millie showed up unexpectedly. Your favorite Uncle slipped off your list unknowingly. Or you just couldn’t think of a great gift until this suggestion. Whatever your […]

  • edited snowshoes Snowshoe at Sleeping Bear Dunes

    Explore Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore this winter on snowshoes! Join Park Rangers for a guided snowshoe hike this holiday season and every Saturday throughout the winter. […]