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Your next treetop adventure begins in West Bloomfield

Zip lining, free falling and leaping off elevated platforms in trees. This summer there’s an aerial adventure to be had in Michigan. Earlier this month, Adventure Park opened in West Bloomfield, MI. The park features 10 aerial treetop trails and…

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MI Big Green Gym: Messmer Park, Detroit

Located at 17151 Gravier St, in East English Village in Detroit, Messmer Park is a smaller park that would be a great spot to spend a relaxing afternoon if you have kids or a baseball/softball player in the family. The…

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MI Big Green Gym: Ghesquiere Park, Grosse Pointe Woods

Ghesquiere Park is located at 19955 Mack Ave, right next to city hall and is a haven for outdoor activities in any type of weather. Home of Grosse Pointe Woods and Shores Little League baseball the park is constantly filled with…

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MI Big Green Gym: Balduck Park, Detroit

Located at the corner of Chandler Park Drive and Canyon on Detroit’s East Side, the recently renovated Balduck Park is a great place to spend an active afternoon, in any season. The park has four newly manicured softball fields, wide open…

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#MITrailsWeek: Get outside and go hiking this week!

Attention hikers, bikers, off roaders, horseback riders and boaters!  Tomorrow is the official kickoff of Michigan Tails Week, a week-long campaign of events and volunteer opportunities celebrating Michigan’s extensive network of motorized, non-motorized and water trails.  The week will end…

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MI Big Green Gym: Algonac State Park

Located in between Roberts and State Park on River Road in Marine City and expanding about 1,500 acres of land, Algonac State Park is a wonderful recreation spot to visit with a large group or even by yourself. With a…

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MI Big Green Gym: Kalamazoo River Valley Trails

Last weekend, the Kalamazoo River Valley Trails played host to a new trail opening, celebrating the new connection between Mayors’ Riverfront Park and Comstock. Throughout the celebration, there were activities like face painting and music along the way. Individuals were…


MI Big Green Gym: Riverside Park

One of my favorite attractions about living in Grand Rapids is Riverside Park. The park itself is enormous, but it is also a combination of activity, sport, water, leisure, and family fun. Now that last month’s flooding has receded, I…


MI Big Green Gym: Maybury State Park

Located in Northville, at Beck and 8 Mile Road, Maybury State Park is a great place to spend an active afternoon. The park has about 15 miles of hiking trails, nine miles of paved and mountain biking trails, 11 miles…