Learn about the nature and history of Washtenaw County through a naturalist-led hike or program. From Summer Butterflies to Tracks in the Snow, we offer programs for all ages and ability levels. Learn, play, explore, and discover with Washtenaw County Parks!
Connecting the Village of Concord with the City of Jackson, the trail was built on an abandoned stretch of the Michigan Central Railroad. The 10.5-mile, 12-foot-wide paved trail is ideal for walking, running, or biking. As it travels through natural springs and lakes that form the headwaters of four...
Manchester Chicken Broil Saturday, July 17, 2021 • 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Manchester, Michigan The 68th Manchester Chicken Broil is scheduled for Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Alumni Field. We are pleased to return with this long-standing community event and fundraiser, after...
Art Fair is back in 2021! Every July the streets of Ann Arbor transform into an art lover’s paradise where visitors and locals alike will enjoy original works of art, culinary treats and a variety of sidewalk sales—all part of The Ann Arbor Art Fair 2021. Art Fair is happening July 15-17.
The Big 400 orginization received the Governor’s Award for the State of Michigan in March, 2014. The award is presented to an organization that shows innovation in tourism. The Big 400 is a tourism collaboration between neighboring towns that share 400 square miles of state park land. […read more]
Maple Fest 2014
The Big 400 Maple Fest will take place on March 8 & 9, 2014. Read more about breakfast locations, Maple tours and how-to workshops, wine releases and more. […read more]
The Big 400 wins Partners in Conservation Award
In December of 2013, the DNR announced that they would honor The Big 400 with a Partners in Conservation Award. Partners in Conservation awards are bestowed upon organizations or individuals who have been nominated by DNR staff in recognition of their outstanding contributions to natural resources in Michigan. […read more]
Mill Lake Clean Up
Closed in 2000 due to disrepair, our volunteer efforts will help restore Historic Mill Lake for many to again enjoy. Michigan Cares for Tourism is hosting the first Michigan event on October 6 and 7 in Michigan’s Big 400! Join us in Chelsea, Michigan to restore Historic Mill Lake, a 1934 cabin community that welcomed urban youth and others to their first travel and outdoor recreation experience. […read more]
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