Top Five Sledding Hills of Muskegon County

Ready to blaze a trail on your toboggan? Pack your winter wear and sled and head for a beach town with "a reason for every season" - Muskegon, Michigan! Sleigh snow-covered dunes along 26 miles of Lake Michigan Shoreline. Hit the hills at city parks. Slide through state parks filled with frosted…

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Muskegon: The Birthplace of Snowboarding

Did you know Muskegon, Michigan is the birthplace of the snowboard? Originally called the “Snurfer” it was invented in 1968 by Sherm Poppen and manufactured by Brunswick - both right here in Muskegon! History of the Snurfer and Snowboard On Christmas Day in 1965, Muskegon resident Sherm Poppen took…

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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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Make Merry in Muskegon this Holiday Season!

Make Merry in Muskegon this Holiday Season! Downtown is already sparkling with lights and festooned with pine branches. To celebrate the season, Muskegon County offers Holiday Concerts, a Singing Christmas Tree, a Festival of Wreaths, stage productions like "Inspecting Carol" and "The Nutcracker"…

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Muskegon County: Hot Spot for Ice and Winter Fishing

With so many frozen lakes, rivers and ponds, Muskegon County is a hot spot for ice and winter fishing. Photo Courtesy of Kevin Lukens Muskegon County offers some of the finest freshwater fishing in the world. There are more than 27 miles of Lake Michigan waterfront, 57 inland lakes and 400 miles of…

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