Petoskey Area Blog

Enjoy northern Michigan beauty at a Little Traverse Conservancy Nature Preserve

Remember Mort Neff? For 20 some odd years Mort came into our homes on Michigan Outdoors via that big box (that was never going to catch on) and encouraged us to get out and enjoy nature. He lived to see the development of the Little Traverse Conservancy, but Neff would undoubtedly have been thrilled to see how this passionate organization has grown since his passing in 1990.

The 270 Little...

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Topics: Sports, Trails, Spring activity

Posted on July 24, 2014

It’s Pure Michigan Golf Month – celebrate it in the Petoskey Area

By declaration of the governor, June is officially Pure Michigan Golf Month. Michigan is America’s Summer Golf Capital and if you haven’t played the courses in the Petoskey Area, you need to treat yourself and do it soon.  If you’ve already played our courses, you probably want to play them again.  Why wait?  Our courses are in great shape and waiting for you!

It’s no surprise that the...

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Topics: Golf, Sports

Posted on June 13, 2014

Let the River Run

Tucked into the middle of Petoskey, Michigan, is an unexpected attraction – a whitewater course which opened in May of 2011. One of few places in the state to offer the experience, the Bear River course starts out flat and includes drops ranging from Class I to Class III.

Once a peaceful, easy ride, the Bear now boasts a mile and a half of fun that will toss and turn those looking for fun and...

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Topics: Sports

Posted on April 11, 2014