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Northeast Michigan at a glance...Playing on the beach in Mackinaw

  • 354 parks and campgrounds
  • 966 miles of hiking, biking and ski trails
  • 280 miles of horseback riding trails
  • 1,253 miles of ORV and motorcycle trails
  • 1,220 miles of snowmobile trails
  • 200 water access points
  • 233 known shipwrecks – glass bottom boat and dive charters are available
  • 59 golf courses
  • 16 lighthouses
  • 1.6 million acres of State Forest or National Forest land
  • 160,000 acres of lakes
  • 4,000 miles of rivers
  • Numerous locations for rental of canoes and kayaks.
  • Elk viewing at Thunder Bay Resort.
  • Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary – shipwreck viewing by snorkel, kayak, glass-bottom boat, or dive charter. World’s only freshwater shipwreck sanctuary.
  • Sunrise Side Wine & Hops Trail
  • ARTrail
  • Inland Waterway
  • Ocqueoc Falls
  • Historic Mill Creek

Tourism News

Apr 16, 2020
I know many of you are struggling to either provide realistic funding opportunities to your clients who have been unable to access the federal stimulus programs or are looking for funding more...
Oct 7, 2019
Program Highlights for:  Northeast Michigan Council of Governments  January, 2019 through September, 2019