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When the snow really starts to accumulate here, you can lay down tracks on pristine trails — close to 100 miles of them, and some ready-groomed for Nordic skis, snowshoes, or fat bikes. Or, race down hand-packed toboggan runs before a warm-up by the City Forest fire pit.
The piping-hot cocoa you’ll sip on after old-fashioned skating on these outdoor ice rinks? It’s the marshmallow topper to your perfect Pure Michigan snow day.
There's a special hush when winter arrives in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, best broken by the sounds of activity-fed laughter. On snowshoe, ski or sled, skate blades or fat tires, snowboard or toboggan, on land or frozen water — this is the place for snowy fun!Read More +
Check out these cozy, cold-weather excursions that’ll have you warmed up to the winter chill in no time:Read More +
The Great Lakes Bay Region is a year-around fishing destination. That goes double for the winter fishery this popular destination boasts. In a typical winter, Saginaw Bay gets safe fishing ice somewhere in early- to mid-January. Once the ice locks in edge-to-edge, anglers enjoy arguably the best ice fishing for walleye in Michigan.Read More +