Outdoors in Northwest Michigan

Northwest Michigan Outdoors

Jeff Lamont Preserve

This forested wetland at the tip of the peninsula features a magical trail through maple, hemlock and beech, dotted with pink lady slippers and other…

Jeff Lamont Preserve

North Bar Lake

North Bar Lake is one of the most popular beaches in the Lakeshore because it has shallow, clear water over a sandy bottom makes for…

North Bar Lake

Platte Plains Trail

The Platte Plains trail system has about 15 miles of trails through the maple-beech and pine forest that gives the hiker access to Otter Creek,…

Sleeping Bear Birding Trail

Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Birding Trail (“SBBT”) spans an exceptional migratory flyway and thousands of public acres along the Lake Michigan coastline. The Trail is home…

Sleeping Bear Birding Trail