Michigan s Best Campgrounds

Author: Jim DuFresne
Publisher: Michigan's Best Campgrounds: A
ISBN: 1933272279
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Travel

Presents photographs, maps, and descriptions for 150 campgrounds in Michigan, with directions, fees, facilities, reservation information, and fishing and hiking opportunities for each entry.

Camping Michigan

Author: Kevin Revolinski
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762795901
Release Date: 2013-07-02
Genre: Sports & Recreation

No other campground guidebook focuses solely on the Michigan quite like Kevin Revolinski's. Michigan offers a surprising array of quiet, out-of-the-way parks replete with lakes, rivers, rugged hills, and even rocky cliffs. Camping Michigan opens the door to these places. It includes: Ø Up-to-date trail information and route descriptions Ø Accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails Ø Difficulty ratings for each hike Ø Historical highlights Ø Detailed trail maps Ø Zero-impact camping, and wilderness safety tips and techniques

Best Tent Camping Michigan

Author: Matt Forster
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 9781634040082
Release Date: 2015-06-16
Genre: Travel

Best in Tent Camping: Michigan is for those who want to experience the beauty of Michigan amongst quiet and solitude. Author Matt Forster carefully selected all 50 campgrounds to offer readers the most promise for a unique outdoor experience. With a five-star rating system for qualities like privacy, security, noise, beauty, and cleanliness and detailed maps leading directly to the campsites, Best in Tent Camping: Michigan is the perfect tool for a weekend getaway.

Michigan State and National Parks

Author: Tom Powers
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press
ISBN: 1933272430
Release Date: 2014-03-01
Genre: Social Science

Millions of people visit Michigan¿s parks every year. Organized geographically, this key resource shows all the accommodations and activities available at Michigan¿s State and National Parks. Park area maps help visitors find activities while new campground maps help campers choose a site when making reservations. At the beginning of each park description is an at-a-glance reference showing symbols for all the accommodations and activities available. A map on the back cover provides the location of all the parks making it easy to find nearby attractions. For campers with specific interests, a quick-reference appendix lists all the parks, accommodations, and activities on an easy-to-read chart. This is an essential guide for anyone from the curious outdoorsman to the serious camper. This fifth edition includes new and updated campground and park maps.

Backpacking in Michigan

Author: Jim DuFresne
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472032682
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Sports & Recreation

An illustrated guide to wilderness treks, overnight hikes, and long walks throughout the state of Michigan for hikers of all fitness levels provides a description of each trail and its environs, detailed maps, tips on things to see and do, nearby attractions and towns, difficulty ratings, fees, transportation to and from the site, and other useful information. Original.

Michigan State Parks

Author: Jim DuFresne
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 0898865441
Release Date: 1998
Genre: History

Michigan's state park system is a diverse collection of virgin forests, dramatic sand dunes, and clear lakes. This updated guide offers information on camping, hiking, paddling, cycling, skiing, fishing, and swimming, plus expanded coverage of mountain biking.

Hiking Michigan s Upper Peninsula

Author: Eric Hansen
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493015115
Release Date: 2015-11-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Hiking Michigan’s Upper Peninsula features fifty of the best hikes in Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula. Detailed maps and trail descriptions make navigating these wonderful trails easy, from family-friend strolls to popular vistas to hillier wooded pathways. FalconGuides have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks for more than thirty-five years. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors. Look inside to find: Hikes suited to every ability Mile-by-mile directional cues Difficulty ratings, trail contacts, fees/permits, and best hiking seasons An index of hikes by category—from easy day hikes to waterfalls Invaluable trip-planning information, including local lodging and campgrounds Full-color photos throughout GPS coordinates

Explorer s Guide 50 Hikes in Michigan Sixty Walks Day Trips and Backpacks in the Lower Peninsula Third Edition

Author: Jim DuFresne
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581576900
Release Date: 2014-05-26
Genre: Travel

In the this completely revised third edition of the classic hiking guide to Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, noted outdoor writer Jim DuFresne leads hikers on sixty hikes through the state’s unequaled system of national and state parks, natural areas, and wilderness tracts, where the scenery and trails are as varied as anywhere in the country. Hikes range from 1.5 miles to 23 miles, from easy day hikes to extended island backpacking adventures. Complementing the trail descriptions are the most accurate and up-to-date maps available. Hikers will learn where to find the best trailside fishing, birding, and wildlife viewing as well as where to go to find fall colors, spring wildflowers, and undisturbed backcountry camping.

Canoeing Michigan Rivers

Author: Jerry Dennis
ISBN: 1933272333
Release Date: 2013-04-15
Genre: Nature

Offers detailed descriptions of fifteen hundred miles of canoeing water on forty-five rivers in Michigan, including maps showing access sites, campgrounds, put ins and take outs, roads, and bridges.

Isle Royale National Park

Author: Jim DuFresne
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 0898867924
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Travel

Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior offers a unique wilderness experience. Unlike many national parks where tourists spend only a few hours gazing at the sights, Isle Royale visitors stay in the park for an average of four days. Each year about 17,000 people journey to this magnificent landscape, drawn by its half- million acres of remote trails and its delightful chain of a dozen lakes. Animal sightings are plentiful; the island is home to everything from beavers to loons, moose to wolves.

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Author: Jim DuFresne
ISBN: 1933272163
Release Date: 2009-06-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The Porkies, the beloved mountains of the Midwest, are the scenic and rugged heart of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This 60,000-acre park features entire rivers, 25 miles of undeveloped Lake Superior shoreline, dozens of waterfalls, wildlife from bald eagles to black bears and the most extensive virgin forest between the Adirondacks and the Rocky Mountains. The Porkies also offer some of the best hiking in the Midwest. Day hikers and backpackers have more than 90 miles of trails to explore plus 19 wilderness cabins and three yurts that can be rented in advance and 63 walk-in campsites. Hikes can range from a stroll to nearby waterfalls to a six-day trek that covers 40 miles. In the only guidebook devoted to the trail system, Jim DuFresne provides backpackers, hikers, campers, cross country skiers and snowshoers with all the information they need to plan a perfect trip to the Porkies. Trail descriptions include mileage, where to camp at night, difficulty and highlights along the way and correspond to more than 20 detailed maps. Other chapters cover history, the park's fauna and flora, fishing opportunities and visiting the park in winter.

RV Camping in State Parks

Author: David J. Davin
ISBN: 1885464576
Release Date: 2015-01-16
Genre: Camp sites, facilities, etc

Millions of Americans enjoy camping in state parks every year. This book is designed to make finding RV-friendly state parks easier. The book contains information on more than 1,730 state parks, forests, and recreation areas in 49 states that offer accommodations for RVers. RV Camping in State Parks provides a map and park locator chart for each state, an overview of each state's park system, information about reservations and fees, plus contact information with phone number and web addresses. The details for each park include location, directions, GPS coordinates, and contact information. Also provided is the number and type of hookups, season of operation, RV length limit, and availability of showers, dump station, Wi-Fi, and more.

Michigan s Best Lakes Fishing Maps Guide Book

Author: Sportsman's Connection
Publisher: Sportsman's Connection
ISBN: 9781885010803
Release Date: 2016-11-23
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Get all the information you need to fish Michigan's biggest and best waters with Michigan's Best Lakes Fishing Maps Guide eBook. This first-ever reference collects the best Michigan inland lakes over 1,000 acres in a thorough, easy-to-use collection of detailed contour lake maps, fish stocking and survey data, and the best fishing spots and tips from area experts.