Your destination for Adventure Education in the Great Lakes Region.
Located in Northern Michigan, 2 miles from the North Country Trail,
1 hour from Sleeping Bear Dunes.

Adult and Family Classes

Earn definitive certifications in backcountry skills such as wilderness medicine, paddlesports safety, Leave No Trace, and outdoor leadership.

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Take a class one evening a week — online or onsite — with in-depth training in outdoor skills like backcountry cooking, how to plan a trip, or hiking. 

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Grab an entry-level half-day or one-day instructional with a GO·REC instructor. Camping, cross-country skiing, kayaking/canoeing, hiking, etc. 

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Like over 47% of nonprofits, GO•REC supports our mission through fees and services. Consistent with our mission as a gateway to outdoor recreation, we offer outdoor gear and facilities for rent. When you pay to play, you are investing in outdoor stewardship, inclusion, recreation, and education in Northern Michigan and the Great Lakes Region.

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GO•REC is a place where adults and families can freely get outside for human-powered recreation. Come see we have to offer….

Trail Map

Trail Conditions

  • Snow and ice might be gone, only means that new adventures await

    The warm weather and sunshine this weekend have done their magic to our trails. So while skiing and snowshoeing might seemingly be done for the season, there is still lots of fun to be had. The trails are still firm making them great for fat tire riding or hiking. So, dust off the hiking boots or bike and come explore and enjoy some fresh air.

Available Activities

Hiking Trails
Mountain Biking Trails
Fishing Angling Flyfishing
Watercraft Paddling
Wildlife Watching

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