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Island Park is at the convergence of the St. Joseph and Elkhart Rivers and is named such as it is a small islet reserved as a community park. This lovely parkland features a bandstand, gazebo, benches, picnic spots, a playground, restrooms, a sand volleyball court, trails, a pavilion, charcoal grill and drinking fountain. You can also do fishing here.
Warren Woods State Park covers a thicket of 311 acres (125.86 hectares) in Three Oaks, MI. Named after Edward Kirk Warren, a local entrepreneur who came up with the idea of featherbone corsets, the park is home to a tall maple and beech forest that includes trees taller than 125 feet (38 meters). Warren Woods also incorporates River Galien, hiking trails and picnic spots. It is also a favorite of ornithologists and birdwatchers who open spot rare species like pileated woodpeckers here.
Milan Creek Golf Course is a nine-hole golf course perfect for polishing your skills and for honing newer ones. The course is endowed with pristine, emerald rolling hills and is home to a driving range and 20 tee stations. This par 3 golf course organizes various local tournaments, and it is also perfect for a family outing. Albeit moderately priced, Milan Creek Golf Course promises a memorable golfing experience with their sophisticated services and facilities.
Pebblewood Country Club offers both locals and visitors a chance to enjoy their preferred sport in a tranquil, beautiful environment. The course is quite short, allowing you to enjoy a morning or afternoon on the links as well as time to relax and unwind after a fun game. While pros might find the course too simple for their taste, enthusiasts and beginners looking to perfect their swing, get in a few practice rounds or enjoy just an afternoon out with friends will appreciate their relatively inexpensive booking fees as well as convenient timings which can easily be reserved online. For additional details, contact the club directly.
If you are an amateur at skiing then there cannot be a place better than Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area for you to learn some skills. This ski resort is endowed with a wonderful terrain and their instructors are great at their job of guiding visitors through the landscape. If you are well versed with winter sports then a visit here will only delight you because of the interesting trail that this site offers. You can buy or rent all the required apparel and equipment at their on-site shop and get ready for your snowy adventure. Sample local food and beverages at the on-site pub, Chalet while Cafe 225 comes at your rescue when you wish to grab a bite on the go.
If you want to go fishing in lake Michigan and are looking for a place to get the boats or guided boating trips, just rent a boat from Four Seasons Sport Fishing. You could go for big game fishing in the lake which is full of fish like salmon, herrings, trouts, carps and so on. So get your fishing gear and enjoy a few quiet hours out on the lake with your fishing pole for company.
Weko Beach, located toward the west end of Bridgman, MI, covers about 42 acres (17 hectares) of the Lake Michigan shoreline and functions as a great waterfront location where residents and tourists get enjoy natural beauty. Soak up the sun while relaxing on this sandy beach or take a dip in its pleasant waters; this venue is perfect for beach activities. Apart from swimming, Weko Beach also features campgrounds, showers and restrooms, BBQ and grill sections, observation decks, picnic spots and playgrounds. Reservations for camping is open only between May and September.
Spanning 985 acres (3.99 square kilometers), Grand Mere State Park is a natural paradise characterized by unique topography, not generally associated with the state. Majestic sand dunes skirt the western edge of the park that borders Lake Michigan while the rest of the park boasts of lush tree cover. The park's unique ecosystem supports a rich array of exotic plant life. Visitors to the park can explore the Grand Mere Nature Trail and spend the day relaxing at the beach. Cross-country skiing and hunting are other activities available at the park. Call ahead for more information.