Uncover one of Michigan's best kept secrets in Big Rapids. Adjacent to the Manistee National Forest, Mecosta County offers nature lovers many exploring opportunities. Whether you fish, tube, swim, fall color tour, snowshoe or snowmobile, Mecosta County is the place for year-round fun.
If you are an outdoor enthusiast, this is the place to be! The Big Rapids area offers many ways to get back to nature with miles of trails to roam on, some of the most beautiful golf courses to play on and the winding Muskegon River for canoeing, tubing and fishing.
Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, biking and horseback riding. Indoor enthusiasts can enjoy unique shopping, fantastic dining, and the museums and galleries of Ferris State University.
Big Rapids Riverwalk
You will discover one of the area's most loved features along the majestic Muskegon River - a 2.64 miles stretch of nature at its finest.
Golf Mecosta County
Play two of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Courses in America in Mecosta County. We offer world-class golf, great accommodations and fine dining for a great golfing experience.
We have many events throughout the year. Come and enjoy!
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