Strap on the backpack and grab your water bottle as you trek the mountains of the Upper Peninsula or walk the thousands of miles of rail-trails that crisscross the state.
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Whether camouflaged in tree stands or following our dog's leads, thousands of acres of prime hunting grounds put our skills to the test. From big game to small, it all calls us to the thrill of the hunt.
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Saddle up and blaze your own trail through majestic stands of hardwoods, rivers and streams or hundreds of miles of rail-trails. So let’s mount up and ride off into a perfect Michigan sunset.
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Hop on your quad and go full throttle, tearing it up on rugged terrain. Or take a laidback trip, feeling the warm sun in the open sky. Either way, enjoy an ORV adventure worth the ride.
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Biking. Hiking. Equestrian. Off-Road. Road Trips. Snowmobiling. Cross Country Skiing. We’ve got a trail for you.
Set your hook for a lazy afternoon on the water or get ready for a fish fight. Michigan is home to some of the country's finest trout, walleye, bass and salmon fishing.
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From misty morning walks to afternoons whiled away, Michigan’s parks provide a refuge from life’s fast pace.
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Like to camp? You’re never more than half an hour from one of 102 Michigan state parks. Beside the thousands of campsites in Michigan state parks and forests, there are more than 1,000 licensed private campgrounds with 145,000 campsites.
Whether floating down gently flowing rivers or testing your mettle against teeming rapids, you’ll love the cool running waters of Michigan.
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With more than 650 public courses, you’ll find diversity ranging from hushed fairways carved out of dense forests to sweeping vistas of pristine lakes and rivers.
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Whether radically biking the Upper Peninsula’s mountain trails or leisurely peddling one of more than 1,300 biking trails, spend time touring Michigan’s great outdoors.
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Paddle Michigan’s channels, coves and open waters for a soul-inspiring journey that lasts well beyond the trip.
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Rev it up on the open water of more than 11,000 inland lakes and the longest freshwater coastline in the country.
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Both shallow lakes and deeper waters offer snorkelers and divers hidden tales of past maritime adventures among the shipwrecks of the Great Lakes.
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Be daring and try something new. Today’s the day to discover your recreational passion.
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Get ready to refresh and reconnect where the waters meet the sands. With more than 3,200 miles of shoreline, you’ll find the perfect stretch of beach.
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Michigan has more ski areas than any other state with 51 ski areas, boasting over 260 chairlifts and about 1,000 runs, more than 40 terrain parks and slopes offering night skiing. Cross country skiers will enjoy over 3,000 miles of cross country trails.
Snowboarding in Michigan offers excitement and fun at any level.
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There are over 6,204 maintained, interconnected snowmobile trails throughout the state.
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The “thrill of the hill” awaits you as you tube and sled in Michigan.
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Set out for new adventures. Take the trail less traveled. Snowshoeing is an ancient mode of exploration that stirs the senses and the soul.
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From half-hour dog sledding tours to weekend excursions, Pure Michigan has you covered.
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Whether ascending a low incline or attacking behemoth vertical ice, test your mettle as you ice climb the frozen wonders of Michigan.
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