Go Great COVID-19 Community Offerings: Outdoor Areas to Social Distance

List of current outdoor offerings available in the GLBR

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Go Great COVID-19 Community Offerings: Outdoor Areas to Social Distance

We are working to compile the most relevant and reliable resources for all in the #GoGreatLakesBay. It is important that we continue to support our local businesses:
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Included Venues

Bay City State Park

Bay City State Park has amazing places for fun. Besides a great swim beach, campground, spray park, nature exhibit hall, etc., it contains the Tobico Marsh - a birder's dream and one of the largest remaining freshwater coastal wetlands on the Great Lakes.

What's Included

  • A requirement that a Recreation Passport is needed for state park and recreation area entry has been suspended
  • At day-use areas and boating access sites, vault toilets are open, no organized events are being held
  • State park headquarters buildings and contact stations are closed to the public
  • The opening of the Silver Lake State Park ORV Area is delayed until May 1

Chippewa Nature Center

Chippewa Nature Center is both a 501 non-profit educational organization and a protected wildlife area in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, encompassing over 1,348 acres of forest, rivers and wetlands.

What's Included

Greater Midland Tennis Center

What's Included

  • Offering Tennis Tips and Live Workouts Online

Little Forks Outfitters

Fly fishing and outdoor gear for adventurous souls

What's Included

Pine Haven Recreational Area

What's Included

  • Available for Outdoor Social Distancing Time