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Check Out the Best Outdoor Winter Activities in Michigan

Check Out the Best Outdoor Winter Activities in Michigan

The falling snow not only means Bay Pointe transforms into a winter wonderland, but it also means a new world of adventure opens up. For anyone who enjoys spending as much time outdoors as possible, there are countless winter activities to enjoy in our region of Michigan.

As a four-season property, there’s no shortage of fun at our Michigan lake resort, no matter the time of year. On average, we accumulate over 15 inches of snow a year. This means plenty of fresh powder to enjoy quintessential things to do during the winter. Keep reading to learn about some of the best outdoor activities that await you.

7 Things to Do during a Winter Vacation

  1. Explore Mother Nature’s beauty on cross-country skiing trails. Yankee Springs Recreation Area has several trail options, including the Yankee Springs-Sassafras Nature Trail.
  2. Another thrilling way to experience the scenery is on snowmobile trails. Some of the most popular paths are found inside Kal-Haven Trail State Park, located between Kalamazoo and South Haven.
  3. Check out the lineup for the annual Gun Lake Winterfest. Put on by the Gun Lake Business Association, this event features winter-themed activities.
  4. Try your hand ice fishing on Gun Lake. Purchase your license online, and brush up on ice safety tips.
  5. Make the 30-minute drive to Echo Valley in Kalamazoo for all kinds of winter fun. The whole family will have a blast tobogganing and snow tubing. Your daily pass included unlimited access to both activities and the lodge.
  6. Brave the cold and relax by our outdoor fire pit. Enjoy s’mores, hot chocolate, and more.
  7. Another fun winter festival is the World of Winter Festival. From January to March, the Grand Rapids outdoor gathering features art installations and ice sculptures.

Book a Snowy Escape with Bay Pointe

An aerial view of a Gun Lake resort close to some of the best winter activities in Michigan.

Discover all of the winter activities that await you in Michigan by planning your getaway to Bay Pointe today. Whether visiting with family or your special someone, our waterfront resort is the perfect peaceful destination.

The first step in planning your getaway with us is browsing our Gun Lake vacation rentals. Enjoy hotel-style accommodations by staying at Bay Pointe Inn. For more privacy and space, our cottage rentals are the ideal option. Don’t forget to check out our special offers before reserving your stay for ways to save! For more information, call 269-672-8111.