Chili Cook Off and Poker Ride Weekend

Ionia Recreation Area
2880 West David Highway,
Ionia, MI 48846

Join the Ionia Horse Trails Association (IHTA) for their annual Chili Cook Off and Poker Ride Weekend. Hosts on site 138 will offer IHTA membership and merchandise. Poker ride entry starts Saturday at 10 a.m. with riders due back by 3 p.m. Chili cook off entries are accepted at 4 p.m. with eating and judging starting at 5 p.m. Many people bring supplementary potluck dishes to complement the chili. Cost $8 to enter chili cook off (must be a camper to enter) or taste/judge. Prizes are awarded to the top three. Make your camping reservations today. For more information visit or call 517-743-1873.

Please Note: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources makes every effort to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information on the web calendar. However, dates occasionally change and events may be canceled for any reason. Please call the unit hosting the event to confirm dates and times prior to your arrival.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into all Michigan state parks and recreation areas. Check "YES" when you renew your license plate at the Secretary of State.

For camping reservations, visit or call 1-800-447-2757.

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