Launch your kayak in Calhoun County

With two major waterways — the Kalamazoo River and the Battle Creek River — Calhoun County is a great spot to use your kayak. Here are easy access points throughout the county:

Brownswood Road

Locals like to use a spot …

Dress right for your Michigan winter

Skip cabin fever this winter by enjoying the great outdoors. As the Norwegians say, there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.

“A good base is the most important part of staying warm,” said Mike Lounds, owner of …

Don’t let winter stop you from fishing

Freezing days are ahead, and that’s good news for anglers. You have a lot of lakes to choose in Calhoun County.

While no good angler is going to give up locations for secret spots, we do have a tip from …

Enjoy fall colors on the bike trail

Breathe in the crisp air of autumn while biking on one of the area’s nature trails. Whether you only want to go a mile or two and get a beer or if you’re ready for a long ride, we have …

Baseball returns to Southwest Michigan


Battle Creek, MI – The Battle Creek Bombers and Kalamazoo Growlers, in cooperation with the Northwoods League, announced today the return of summer baseball to southwest Michigan July 1st.

The two teams will be joined this season by …

Stay healthy in Calhoun County

 They say most new year resolutions fail by February. But that doesn’t mean you should give up just yet.
“Maybe instead of trying to change everything at once — because that is overwhelming — maybe it’s just changing one thing

Fun things for dogs to do

Dogs can have a lot of fun while visiting Calhoun County, so dogs, this article is for you (and until dog Uber is invented, bring your humans, too).

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Home Run Dog Park

There’s plenty of …

Get around the Calhoun County trails this winter

Calhoun County is full of beautiful trails that allow you use them all year long. Here is a list of all of the great ones to enjoy the winter weather.
Calhoun County Trailway
Great for snowshoeing and walking.

Leila Arboretum

10 Things To Do in Calhoun County Parks

Published in Scene Magazine Issue 44-06
1) Walk your dog
The 5.3 mile Calhoun County Trail is perfect for your four legged friends. Be kind to other trail users and scoop the poop.

2) Throw a party in the park!