Hot on the Trail of Michigan’s Wild Elk

Posted on September 23rd, 2021
By Roy Heilman
www.neveragoosechase.com
When I rolled out of bed this morning, I thought the best thing that could happen was to hear my first in-the-wild elk bugle. I never dreamed I’d get close enough to see elk, let alone smell any.  The day started as the eastern horizon bega…

We’ve Got Your Peaceful Places

Posted on August 24th, 2021
Wide open spaces – that’s what so many of us crave.  Room to roam and captivating scenery that takes our attention away from our phones, laptops and TVs.  We all have those favorite places that feel like home – maybe just a block away from your living room or maybe hundreds of mile…

Exploring Gaylord’s Sinkhole Lakes

Posted on August 13th, 2021
By Christy Walcott I can spend hours on a white, sandy beach with lapping waves inviting me to jump in and cool off.  I can spend even more hours paddling my kayak in a quiet lake, fishing rod in hand, reeling in plentiful panfish and an occasional large mouth bass.  But when I need a true escap…

Discover “The Pigeon”

Posted on July 7th, 2021
Nothing says “All Outdoors” quite like the Pigeon River Country State Forest.  This unspoiled wilderness stretching over 3 counties and 114,000 acres contains seemingly endless miles of trails, rustic campgrounds and unique sinkhole lakes, along with be…

6 Reasons to Visit Gaylord, MI this Summer

Posted on June 3rd, 2021
There’s no question about it…Northern Michigan summers are sheer bliss.  If you haven’t experienced one yet, it’s high time to head to Gaylord, Michigan to see what all the fuss is about!  So what does the “Alpine Village” have in store for you? Biking Gaylord is quickly bec…

National Bike Month

Posted on May 12th, 2021
Health is a top priority right now and what better way to get your exercise than by celebrating National Bike Month?  And how, one might ask, should you go about celebrating this special time?  Go ride a bike!  For avid cyclists, this is yesterday’s news.  They’ve been out…

Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week

Posted on April 30th, 2021
While we all love vacationing, creating memories and enjoying new experiences, there’s more to travel than meets the eye.  May 2-8 is National Travel & Tourism Week and this year’s theme is fittingly “The Power of Travel.”  Not only can the power of travel str…

Morel Mushrooms: The Fickle Fungus and How To Find It

Posted on April 26th, 2021
Morels are often described as the “steak” of the mushroom world, a delicacy hidden among last autumn’s remaining dried leaves and the bright green mossy cover of early spring.  While mouthwateringly delicious, this most sought after tidbit can be difficult to find, to say the least.&…

Spring Is Here & You Should Be, Too!

Posted on March 22nd, 2021
By Paul Beachnau We are so blessed to live in a four-season community. Just when we run out of patience with one season, we are able to look forward to the next with renewed vigor. With the first official day of spring behind us, I am enthusiastically joining the “let’s hurry up and get this snow melt…
Tent set up in the Pigeon River State Forest

Out, See, Go: 12 ways to be a better outdoorsperson

Posted on March 16th, 2021
By Chris Engle, contributor Over the years I’ve read lots of magazine articles teaching really intensive skills for really intensive adventures. The thing is, each time one of those articles is published, I worry another person is scared off from getting outside and trying something new becaus…
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