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Ideas for Accessible Parks and Trails in Grand Rapids

In Grand Rapids, there are plenty of parks, lakes, and trails to explore for all people - including those with disabilities, according to Elliot Keyes, a volunteer with Disability Advocates of Kent…

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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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Explore Greater Grand Rapids: Bike the White Pine Trail

Biking the White Pine Trail provides a simultaneous exercise in solitude and solidarity. The trail allows for an escape from the buzzing cars on the roadway and fosters a sense of camaraderie with…

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Countryside Tour

Get in touch with true Americana - explore the small towns and agriculture of West Michigan! Start at Fulton Street Farmers Market, just two miles from downtown, to browse and buy the bounty of our…

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Campgrounds Near Grand Rapids, MI

Camping in or near Grand Rapids lets you take advantage of our awesome natural wonders and still enjoy easy access to our big-city amenities. All of these Kent County campgrounds are secluded yet…

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Skiing

Like all outdoor recreation activities in Grand Rapids, great skiing is available just minutes from the city’s bustling downtown. Downhill aficionados flock to Cannonsburg Ski Area, 20 minutes away…

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Perfect Picnic Places in Grand Rapids

Summer in Grand Rapids is a great time of the year to grab some good food and head outdoors to enjoy it. With so many beautiful parks and outdoor spaces in Grand Rapids to have a picnic, Experience…

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Road Biking

Road Biking Grand Rapids and Kent County offer a growing network of on-street biking. This includes painted bike lanes, designated bike routes, and low-traffic streets suitable for biking. GREEN is…

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Mountain Biking

Off Road and Mountain Biking You don't have to travel far to find great mountain biking in and around Grand Rapids. There is an abundance of mountain biking options within a 20-minute drive of…

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Michigan Outdoor Recreation – Beyond Fun

With four distinct and gorgeous seasons, there’s no end to the fun that outdoor enthusiasts have year-round in Kent County and throughout Michigan. But there’s a whole lot more to the outdoor…

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