MI Big Green Gym and Michigan Trails Week
The last full week of September each year is Michigan Trails Week, highlighting the extensive trail network in the state. The weeklong celebration concludes with National Public Lands Day, the nation's largest single-day volunteer event for public lands. Michigan Trails Week seeks to promote events on trails throughout the state, bringing together enthusiasts for a variety of events all week long. View a full calendar of events, and learn more about Michigan Trails week at michigan.gov/trailsweek. Trails Week is made possible by the Michigan DNR, Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance, and the Michigan Recreation & Park Association.
Michigan Activity Pass
The 2015 Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) is now available! The program kicked off Memorial Day weekend around the state. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Michigan Recreation and Park Association (MRPA), and the Library Network are all partners in the Michigan Activity Pass. MI Big Green Gym partnered up with the MAP program for 2015, which expands the former "Park and Read" program to include over 100 participating cultural and historical institutions, such as the Michigan Historical Museum in Lansing. Library cardholders can print a pass from home or their library, valid for one-time entry into any Michigan state park or recreation area, and participating cultural institutions. Read more...
Get your Michigan Activity Pass here!