"The River" is the newest family-friendly summertime destination in Glen Arbor – in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Come check out the kayak, tube rentals and paddling or floating trips, eco tours, fishing and mini-golf course dubbed the "Pebble Beach of Putt-Putt," all nestled along the sparkling shores of the beautiful Crystal River. Built with “Old School Fun” in mind, The River gives families another entertainment option in a fun, safe and green outdoor park for all ages. This is a “Place of Happiness” for folks who want to escape the whirlwind that has become the American Lifestyle. The River is ideal for birthday parties and family reunions as well as first dates and anniversaries. A variety of classes tap into a handful of local creative folks wishing to share their passion in areas such as Petoskey stone polishing, leather stamping, juggling, fly tying, photography and tennis. Nature walks, ping pong and chess on the giant board are also available. There’s plenty of shopping to be done at the Trading Post housed in an historic hand-built log cabin where the perfect souvenir is just waiting to be found. Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your spouse, bring a smile and make some memories -- at The River Glen Arbor.