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Plenty of Places to Launch in Grand Rapids

Summer days and boating go hand-in-hand. When temperatures climb and days get longer the urge to hit the water often grows strong. But where can you launch that runabout, sailboat, kayak or rowboat…

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Hit the Trails with West Michigan’s Mountain Biking Guide

The West Michigan Mountain Biking Alliance (WMMBA) is a group of individuals who help to maintain and develop mountain bike trails in the local area. In West Michigan alone, the WMMBA has designed…

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Cross-Country Skiing in Grand Rapids

One of the great thing about Grand Rapids is the city’s close proximity to wildlife, nature, and beautiful outdoor scenes. You can easily find yourself in a winter wonderland within minutes of…

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Grand Rapids Area Gun Clubs Offer Plenty of Winter Fun

Once winter arrives in West Michigan and fields get blanketed with snow, shooting sports enthusiasts turn to area clubs for fun and camaraderie. Regardless of their shooting preference, trap, skeet…

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Hunt at Grand Rapids Area Pheasant Preserves

Scott Brosier was 13 years into his career as a Midland County sheriff’s deputy when he decided to call it quits. Law enforcement work had become a grind. He longed to spend his days working outdoors…

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West Michigan Winter Sports

One of the distinct benefits of living in West Michigan is that we can enjoy the beauty of all four seasons. It’s one of the reasons visitors like coming here. No matter the weather, there’s plenty to…

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Beginner’s Guide to Fishing in Grand Rapids

Anglers of all experience levels can find a great amount of fish in and around the Grand Rapids area no matter what season it is. Kent County has an abundance of flowing rivers, lakes, and ponds in…

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Steelhead Fishing in the Grand Rapids Area

They hit hard, leap high, and run like a freight train when hooked, which is why hundreds of anglers converge each fall on rivers in the Grand Rapids-area hoping to hook a steelhead. Muscular and…

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Paddling Grand Rapids: So Much Water, So Many Choices

Grand Rapids has been named America’s Best River Town (Outside Magazine) and one of the country’s Top 10 Beach Towns (National Geographic). So it’s no surprise that the area is a mecca for stand up…

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Ice Fishing in Grand Rapids & West Michigan

West Michigan offers lots of opportunities for outdoor winter activities, such as fat-tire biking, snowshoeing, skiing, and with so many inland lakes nearby, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy ice fishing…

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