Melody VanderWeide

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Bowens Mills Cider Time: Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides, Cider Press & Black Smith Demos, Apple Dumplings, Farm Animals & More – 2021 Details

Bowens Mill Cider Time Returns for 2021 October is a month made for outdoor explorations and trips to Michigan Cider …

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Fitzgerald Park & The Ledges: Explore Soaring Cliffs, River Hikes & Playgrounds to Discover Michigan’s Best Kept Secret

This wonderful park is best known as the home of the “Ledges”—ancient sedimentary rock outcroppings lining the shores of the Grand River. Facilities include six picnic sites, three miles of trails, volleyball, basketball, playground. Kayak launch for privately owned boats. It’s just a 40-minute drive for those used to hiking Grand Rapids.

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