Petersburg, Michigan

Top Spots in and near Petersburg

  • Swanton, Ohio

    Hike the Scout Trail at Oak Openings Preserve

    4.0
    The Scout Trail at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark in Swanton, Ohio is an easy hike that covers a lot of beautiful ground! I love this hike and do it several times each season (REALLY recommend the fall for the gorgeous colors!). I am constantly surprised by how few people take advantage of this ...
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  • Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Paddle the Argo Cascades

    5.0
    This adventure starts at Argo Park. Rent a kayak for $21 (including shuttle service back) or bring your own. Caution: parking can be limited on the busiest summer days, so be sure to check out the overflow lots and shuttles. Check the livery website for hours and additional parking information. ...
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  • Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Paddle Argo Pond

    You can launch from many points along Argo Pond (which is the name of this dammed portion of the Huron River), but the most abundant parking is located at Argo Park, Bandemer Park, or Huron Bridge Park. This is a popular place for paddleboarders, kayakers, canoers, and rafters during the summer. ...
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  • Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Hike Bird Hills Nature Area

    10 mi / 200 ft gain
    Having lived in Michigan and the greater Detroit area for only one year, I'm still constantly looking for the next place to take my mind off the day-to-day work grind. Michigan, the Great Lake State, is certainly not a bad place to be to do so. Roughly one hour outside of Detroit rests Bird Hills...
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  • Pinckney, Michigan

    Blind Lake Loop

    10.56 mi / 860 ft gain
    Finding a quiet, relatively secluded place to backpack can be difficult in Southeastern Michigan. However, backpacking at Blind Lake in the Pinckney State Park is a fantastic option for those searching. Blind Lake is accessible by a 7 mile hike in from Silver Lake, but can be approached from seve...
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  • Brighton, Michigan

    Island Lake Yellow Trail Loop

    5.56 mi / 453 ft gain
    Island Lake Yellow Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near South Lyon, Michigan.
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  • Island Lake Pathway, Michigan

    Paddle the Huron River in the Island Lake Recreation Area

    Park at the Island Lake Picnic Grounds, also known as the Kent Lake parking lot.  Look for a spot on the west end of the parking lot and carry your kayak down to the river – but don’t worry, they have installed a nice little kayak slide to assist you as you walk down the river bank!  Simply, plac...
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  • Detroit, Michigan

    Detroit Riverfront

    3.87 mi / 82 ft gain
    Detroit Riverfront is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Detroit, Michigan.
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  • Hillsdale, Michigan

    North Country Trail: Bawbeese Lake to Osseo

    5.94 mi / 56 ft gain
    North Country Trail: Bawbeese Lake to Osseo is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Hillsdale, Michigan.
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  • Put-in-Bay, Ohio

    Kayak Put-in-Bay

    5.0
    This is a fun, short trip.  Could be completed in about 30 minutes and rentals are available if you cannot supply your own kayaks.  The island is small, with adequate cliffs.  It has littered the water around it with fallen boulders and rocks.  Best done at sunset, as the reflection of the sun of...
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