Outdoor Accessibility in Muskegon, Michigan

Guest Blog by Jeffrey VanDyke I am a Peer Mentor, Graphic Designer, Social Media Manager, and Community Presenter at Disability Network West Michigan. My job is to talk of accessibility in terms of making the world a better, more inclusive place for others. But I also speak from a practical…

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Winter is Coming to West Michigan!

Get those hats and gloves ready, Winter is Coming! Take advantage of the winter weather and plan your great lakes getaway to the Muskegon Luge and Adventure Sports Park, located in Muskegon State Park. Enjoy ice skating, cross country skiing and Michigan's only public luge track! What is there to…

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Ten Winter Activities in Muskegon, Michigan

This Great Lakes Beach-town has a reason for every season. Nestled between 26 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and three state parks, Muskegon Michigan is a visitor’s dream for winter-time fun and recreation. Here are ten ideas to warm up your winter adventure when you visit Muskegon 1 Discover the…

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Muskegon County's Four Nature Preserves

Muskegon, Michigan is home to three state parks, eight county parks and four nature preserves. A nature preserve is an area retained for the purpose of preserving native flora and fauna. Smaller in size than national, state or county parks, their primary purpose is the protection of nature. Simply…

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Clear Springs Nature Preserve

Clear Springs Nature Preserve is a 118 acre nature preserve. It was once home to a trading post and fish hatchery. Now, it is a picture-perfect place for outdoor activities. Almost 3 miles of trails are popular for dog walking, hiking and jogging. Pathways include a Rim, Pond Side, Crest and…

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Lost Lake: Discover a Hidden Gem in Muskegon County

Take a stroll through Muskegon State Park and discover a hidden gem, Lost Lake. Lost Lake is a rare coastal plain marsh and bog; a beauty of nature and accessible only by trail. This pond-like lake a treasure-trove of unique plants, wildflowers, waterfowl and birds. Follow the Lost Lake…

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Wide Open Outdoors

Looking for space to enjoy the great outdoors, breathe in some fresh air and delight in the scenery? Muskegon County has an abundance of nature suited to your desires. According to the Muskegon Area-Wide Plan, we have 337,088 acres of land in Muskegon County. Of that, nearly 162,200 acres (48…

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