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Northern Michigan Rock Hunting Articles

4 Northern Michigan Rock Hunting Spots (With Food After!)

Rock hunting in Northern Michigan is some of the best in the world. Learn the top spots to find four incredible stones along with some tips on how...

Our Guide to Petoskey State Park: Beach, Trails & Campgrounds

This 303-acre park on Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay is just minutes from downtown Petoskey and Harbor Springs. Dive in to discover trails,...

C&M Rock Shop Shares Tips for Rock Hunting with Kids (and Grandkids!) in Northern Michigan

C&M Rock Shop, a mom-and-pop shop in Honor, stokes a passion for one of Michigan’s finest multi-generational family experiences, rock...

Michigan Rock Hunting is the Best on Earth

Michigan rock hunting is a passion unlike anywhere on Earth, because we have the best darn beaches anywhere on Earth. Here is just about everything...

MyNorth Rocks! Ultimate Northern Michigan Rock Hunting Guide

Petoskeys, blues, puddings, OH MY! Ready to start collecting Michigan's most famous stones? Download the guide below and we'll see you on the beach....

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Northern Michigan Rock Hunting, The Best On Earth

Petoskey Stone Tips, Facts & Gifts from a Local Expert

Find a Beach!

Founder of Michigan Rockhounds Offers Inside Tips

Go Rock Hunting with Kids

Get Your MyNorth Ultimate Rock Hunting Guide (Free!)

Leland Blue, a Way of Life

Frankfort Green, Leland Blue's Beautiful Cousin

TC Resident Explores 77 Michigan Campgrounds in 6 Months

A woman and her dog are spending five to six months on the road, visiting each of the state’s 77 rustic state forest campgrounds, and gathering...

Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 7 Beaches

With more than 3,000 miles of freshwater coastline, it’s no surprise that Michigan has some ROCK-ing beaches! You voted for the Top 7 beaches in...

How to Stay & Play in Northern Michigan’s Leelanau State Park

North of Northport, perched at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula, and surrounded by the expanse of Lake Michigan, this approximately 1,350-acre park...

Lake Michigan & Crystal River Adventures at The Homestead

PAID CONTENT From stand-up paddleboarding to snorkeling for fossils, the waters that surround The Homestead in Glen Arbor are waiting to be explored...

Go Glamping in Northern Michigan at Beaver Island Retreat

Escape is necessary. This is exactly why my wife, Laura, and I find ourselves sailing west from Charlevoix on the Emerald Isle ferry with another...

Fisherman’s Island State Park Day-Use Area to Reopen

After high water and storm damage caused the partial closure of Fisherman's Island State Park's main access road and campsites #36-80, conditions...

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