Welcome to Gaylord, Michigan!

Eager for a fresh air fix? The spacious forestlands and waterways of Gaylord, Michigan offer enough room to roam and unspoiled wilderness to go around! Located in the heart of northern Michigan, Gaylord welcomes you to relax or seek adventure along our bountiful forest trails, winding rivers and over 90 sparkling inland lakes.  Offering up four-seasons of fun, abundant snowfall transforms our community into the ultimate winter playground each year. 

While our rustic beauty will captivate you, we also offer a more manicured outdoor experience.  The Gaylord Golf Mecca beckons golfers to stay and play with 17 championship courses where greens stretch as wide as the sky.

For every season and every pursuit, you’ll find your All Outdoors paradise in Gaylord, Michigan.

Find Your Trail

Find Your Trail

Whether you're hiking, biking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing or just exploring our lovely landscape, Gaylord's trail systems will not disappoint!  

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Elk Viewing

Elk Viewing

Find elk in our City Elk Park or free-roaming in the Pigeon River Country State Forest.  Find Out More...

Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week

April 28, 2022

While we all love vacationing, creating memories and enjoying new experiences, there’s more to tr…

May 21 (Saturday)
4.5 Mile race on the 45th Parallel
9:00 am
4.5 mile run race on the 45h Parallel
A Dance With Death - 1950's Murder Mystery Dinner
5:00 pm
A Dance With Death - 1950's Murder Mystery Dinner
May 28 (Saturday)
2022 Farmer's Market
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
2022 Farmer's Market
Night Life
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