Red, White & Blue Water

by: Maralee Cook The piers at the mouth of the Manistee River are most often used for watching spectacular sunsets over Lake Michigan.  But on one weekend in May in Manistee, at dawn and again at noon, there are spectacular sights of a different variety to be witnessed. In the pre-dawn quiet, more than 60 […]

Lake Bluff Bird Sanctuary

This jewel on Lake Michigan’s shore boasts over 1500 feet of Lake Michigan Frontage on its 76 acres in Manistee County. Originally landscaped as an arboretum, many notable specimens have been preserved such as California Redwood, Ginko, and two Michigan Champion Trees, a Giant Sequoia and Sycamore. Also notable are bird species both nesting and […]

Adventure Manistee

Looking for a way to explore Manistee County and meet new and fun people? Well look on further than Adventure Manistee. “Pretty much anything that looks like fun” is one of the goals of the multi-generational group Adventure Manistee. Focusing on fitness, fun and exploring in a social setting, Adventure Manistee members get together for […]

Arcadia Overlook

As you are driving north through Manistee County on the beautiful Scenic Highway M-22, you will find yourself “on top of the county” when you reach the Arcadia Overlook (known by some as “Inspiration Point”).  When you travel through the quaint town of Arcadia, you will find yourself at zero elevation, right on the water.  […]