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Michigan Recreation 101 Receives National Recognition

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Parks and Recreation Division has been honored by the National Association of State Park Directors. The association recently gave its 2012 President’s Award to the agency in recognition of its Recreation 101 program—a … Continue reading

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New Casino RV Park Opens in Michigan

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan recently celebrated the grand opening of the Soaring Eagle Hideaway RV Park. The property features 67 RV sites each 50 feet in length with water, sewer, and 30-amp electricity service, concrete pads, fire … Continue reading

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Pure Michigan Caramel Apple: Official Ice Cream for Michigan State Parks

Kids let their taste buds do the judging Naming the official Pure Michigan ice cream flavor of Michigan state parks? Tasty work if you can get it, and the 2012 Outstanding Outdoor Kids did just that! Selected by the Michigan … Continue reading

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Official Ice Cream for Michigan State Parks

Michigan will be getting an official state park ice cream—and you can help pick the flavor. If your favorite state park experience was a flavor of ice cream, what would it taste like? Maybe it will be Seven Layer Fantasy, … Continue reading

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Michigan: Recreation Passport a Success

Michigan’s new method of paying for state park operations and maintenance met its fundraising goal for the first year and is proving to be a reliable system, the Associated Press reported Thursday (October 20). Starting last October, residents were given … Continue reading

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Michigan: Best Casino RV Park

Midwest Gaming & Travel, a premier source for information about casino gaming in America’s Heartland since 1995, published the winners of the 10th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards for Midwest commercial casinos in the July issue of the magazine. The Readers’ … Continue reading

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Michigan State Park Passport Program Reviewed

In an earlier post I reported that the Recreation Passport was available for residents of the great state of Michigan. State officials say more than 1 million recreation passports for Michigan state parks have been bought since the program began … Continue reading

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Michigan: State Parks Passport System

In an earlier post I reported that the Recreation Passport was coming to the great state of Michigan. Michigan’s new system for collecting state park fees through recreation passports is in place and entering its first summer season. The Recreation … Continue reading

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Michigan: New Grants Approved for Parks/Trails/Campgrounds

Governor Rick Snyder recently signed a bill authorizing $102.1 million in grants from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF). The bill will fund 117 recreation projects and land acquisitions that were recommended by the MNRTF board in December. “These … Continue reading

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Road to Recreation RV tour coming to Michigan

The Recreation Passport is coming, and the Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE) wants everyone to know what a great deal it is for Michigan. That’s why the department is launching the “Road to Recreation” RV tour, a three-month … Continue reading

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