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Site that offers mini-golf, go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages, ferris wheels
Accessible shores of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly
Bike Shop or Rental
A place to obtain bike rentals or bicycling supplies and/or repairs.
A public place to launch a boat not part of another public asset (such as a park).
A place to camp in tents or RVs
Marinas, Harbors, and Maritime Services
An area of land, usually in a largely natural state, for the enjoyment of the public, usually having facilities for rest and recreation
Rentals, Outfitters & Guides
Outfitters who offer equipment rentals and or guided recreational services
Designated snowmobile trails
Outdoor or indoor facilities for sports and other recreational activities, such as ball parks, swimming pools, ice arenas, gyms
Accessible hiking, biking, skiing, birding or paddling trails.
A location offering access to a trail network.
Easily acccessible entry/exit points for kayaking or canoeing
Open waters for enjoying kite boarding in high wind conditions
An area used for setting up a tent or or parking a vehicle temporarily that offer services such as electrical hookups, restrooms and showers
An area where a group of people or an individual is lodged in a tent or tents or other temporary means of shelter
All golf related activities including golf courses, mini-golf and driving ranges
Areas known for species of birds or migratory places for birds
Special sites or places that people can visit to learn about a unique geoscience feature or aspect of our Earth
Areas good for an outdoor treasure-hunting activity in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers
Accessible trails to hike through natural areas
Tables or shelters are provided for a picnic
Accessible trails where one can walk on the snow
Areas known for an abundance of animals or areas prone to certain species of animal
Snowmobile Trails are present at this site.
Trips that people can take through a place - usually in a sequence of one point to another
Accessible paved/unpaved trails to road/mountain bike and which are adjacent to or within natural areas
Accessible cross country trails - place where one can glide on skis for a long period of time
Routes used to travel by dogsled
Places that offer horseback riding or the location of places that people can bring their horses to ride
Publicly accessible waterway where boats may be used
Location of accessible entry/exit points, as well as places that offer great sightseeing for a canoer - different rivers/streams/lakes
Areas known for species of fish or an abundance of fish
Location of accessible entry/exit points, as well as places that offer great sightseeing for a kayaker - different rivers/streams/lakes
Accessible entry/exits points for a sailboat or places where one can rent a sailboat
Location of sites that are popular for underwater exploration
Art, Culture & History
Art museums and places that display/sell art that is rich in history
A place to participate in games of chance
Places that define us and give visitors a sense of time and place
Education & Libraries
Site offers interpretation, educational information
Location of sites that have importance in or influence on the local history of the area - important, unusual, or interesting sites
Trails motorized or non which provide access and or interpretation of history and or historic sites
Location of a lighthouse, a tower or other structure displaying a very bright light for the guidance of ships
Tells the story of past maritime activities on the great lakes
Historic museums related to the history or culture of the area - maritime, logging, historic, etc
Areas that are important to Native American History - location of publically shared Native American sites
Location of accessible remains of a wrecked ship
Trails that lead to Shipwrecks
Places where you can go watch artists work
Places to view or partake in the gathering of the North American Natives where they honor their people
Demonstrations of traditions, reinactments, etc.
Guided tours of this location are offered
Signs, brochures or recordings help visitors understand this location
Tours that offer people a chance to see the proud boats which sailed the Great Lakes before the turn of the century
Eat, Shop and Sleep
A place to sleep and rest
A place to obtain automobile maintenance or repair.
A place engaged in beer-making and/or offers samples of local brew.
A place to acquire food
Police and fire department locations.
Places to get medical attention or prescription drugs
A place to purchase goods or services
A place which offers transportation services such as bike shop, airport, auto service
Places to introduce or inform visitors about regional opportunities
A place engaged in winemaking and/or offers samples of wine
A place dedicated to religious practice.
Places to sleep which provide bed and breakfast terms
Places to sleep which offer services in addition to room and board
Places to sleep which provide a room
Places to sleep which provide extended-stay terms
Places to acquire prepared food either to take out or as self-service
Places to enjoy prepared food with table service
Places that can offer walk-in health care services
Places that can provice a full range of medical care
Places that can fill prescriptions and offer over-the-counter medicines
Places that can offer the services of a doctor
Art & craft shows, supplies, demonstrations, classes.
Places that offer a small number of a wide variety of goods for sale
Places that offer locally branded or unique goods
Places to acquire food to prepare elsewhere
Places that offer goods such as tools, electronics and office supplies
Places that offer goods and services for backcountry travel
Places that offer goods such as clothing and textiles
An area for parking vehicles is available.
Offers access to transportation such as ferry companies, bus depots, airports, etc.
A place to sample local wine and hops.
Outdoor & Farm Fun
Place to engage in agricultural tourism such as farm markets, petting zoos, hay rides, U-pick, tree farms
Places where birds can be observed
Location of accessible sand dunes, rocks, sinkholes, and other naturally occuring formations
Known location to view recurring migration
Places where interesting examples of natural events or species can be readily observed
Accessible areas where there is a natural flow of ground water
An area of public land which has been preserved in a natural state
Scenic View Area
State or National Forest
A large tract of public land covered with trees and underbrush
Accessible steep falls or flow of water in a watercourse from a height
Places that that provide protection for species from hunting, predation or competition
Wildlife Viewing Area
Public place where wildlife can be viewed on a regular basis
Places where specific animal species are especially likely to be found
View interesting features of Michigan's geologic past
Places where specific insect species are likely to be found
A place to explore a particular community of plant types
A place to find a specific species of wild plant
Places where interesting examples of the critical role water plays in our natural environment can be observed
A place from which freighters in Lake Huron can be viewed.
Places where views of unmatched beauty can be enjoyed