nature

One of Michigan's Best
Don't let summer go by without at least one more road trip. One 78-acre park in Michigan is worthy of the drive. It's less than one hour from Grand Rapids and only costs $5 per vehicle!
Off the Grid in Portage?
One of the hidden secrets of Portage, far from the mall and commercial district of Westnedge Avenue, is the Gourdneck State Game Area. The public land is open for hunting but are there people living off-the-grid there?
A Michigan Rattlesnake
Taking a walk through the woods in Michigan should be a nice and peaceful way to spend an afternoon. But can it become deadly? Maybe if you encounter the venomous rattlesnake that calls Michigan home. Meet the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake.