Yoga, hikes, Tai Chi, birding, fishing, orienteering, farmers markets, horseback riding, a Native American Pow Wow, archery and much more.
Visitor CentersDo you know how the sand dunes along Lake Michigan were formed? Or why Tahquamenon Falls looks like root beer? Have you ever seen an animal track and wondered what kind of critter made it? Michigan State Park and Recreation Areas host 10 visitor centers statewide. Each focuses on the unique characteristics of that area's features, flora and fauna. Be sure to check out the current event flyers for special family programs.
Take a Wild Summer VacationHere's an interesting idea for your summer vacation. How about spending some time viewing waterfowl, herons, deer, eagles, loons and maybe even an elk or moose. Michigan has designated over 120 wildlife viewing areas throughout the state that provide excellent opportunities to view different wildlife species. In most areas in Michigan several excellent opportunities exist within a short drive.
Explore Michigan's Great OutdoorsDeep woods laced with streams and waterfalls sweep across 300-plus miles of mostly wilderness, Michigan's northernmost territory, and three of the Great Lakes almost surround it, inspiring four seasons of compelling outdoor activities.