Sep 30 2016

Blog Take Over Presents: Mt. Pleasant Parks and Riverwalk Trail by Molli Ferency

2016-10-03T09:31:07+00:00September 30th, 2016|Blog Take Overs, Recreation|

So long, summer! Fall made its official arrival this month, which means in a matter of weeks, the leaves will transform from lush shades of green to vibrant hues of red, orange and yellow. To take in the beauty of the autumn season, residents and visitors of the City of Mt. Pleasant have access to a

Jun 22 2016

Blog Take Over Presents: Play on The Way by Sue Ann Kopmeyer

2016-09-20T09:27:52+00:00June 22nd, 2016|Blog Take Overs, Recreation|

Summer is the perfect time to get outside for some park fun. This year, Isabella County Parks has partnered with CMU, RPL (Recreation Park & Leisure) Department to offer the new Play on the Way Program out at 3 of the county parks; Deerfield Nature Park, Coldwater Lake Family Park and Herrick Recreation Area. Play on

Apr 19 2016

Top 8 Outdoor Adventures in Mt. Pleasant

2020-07-27T16:53:33+00:00April 19th, 2016|Recreation|

Experience adventure by choice or by chance in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. From city and county parks, to area preserves and zip line courses, central Michigan offers fun for every type of adventurer. Thrill seekers, hikers, bikers and wildlife lovers will fall in love with the area's beautiful outdoors. What follows is a list of

Mar 21 2016

6 Reasons to Make Central Michigan this Summer’s Golf Getaway Destination

2020-07-30T10:47:07+00:00March 21st, 2016|Recreation, Sports|

Michigan is quickly becoming known as America’s summer golf capitol with courses and programs growing bigger and better with each passing season. Across the state you’ll find championship courses forged from the states beautiful landscapes and decorated with miles of natural forests, rivers, and breathtaking shore lines. With an entire state of amazing golf possibilities, how

Feb 2 2016

6 Reasons to Visit Mt. Pleasant in the Winter

2016-09-20T09:30:03+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Mt. Pleasant, Recreation|

Ever wonder about those crazy people who actually like to visit Michigan in the winter? Those lunatics who enjoy living here even when it's freezing and the snow is piled up higher than most cars? What are they thinking? Well, sorry to burst your bubble, but we are those people! Michigan is a beautiful and amazing

Jan 5 2016


2016-09-20T09:30:26+00:00January 5th, 2016|Blog Take Overs, Recreation|

As we transition into the chilly winter months of December, January and February in Central Michigan, some doors close while other doors open – recreationally speaking. The hiking, biking and camping season winds down. Simultaneously, we transition toward a myriad of other outdoor recreation opportunities. When the snow flies, we are presented with the chance to

Dec 7 2015

Blog Take over presents: The Chippewa Watershed Conservancy by Jon Breithaupt

2016-09-20T09:31:21+00:00December 7th, 2015|Blog Take Overs, Recreation|

Mt. Pleasant is blessed to have nearby access to a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities and natural areas. In addition to our incredible city and county park systems, the lesser known Chippewa Watershed Conservancy (CWC) ( manages 19 nature preserves in the mid-Michigan region. I’d like to focus on three of our signature preserves during my

Oct 26 2015

Top 5 Ways to Enjoy Fall in Mt. Pleasant

2016-09-20T09:32:42+00:00October 26th, 2015|Mt. Pleasant, Recreation|

Another beautiful fall season has begun in Mt. Pleasant. With it comes cool autumn breezes, changing leaves, days spent picking apples or finding the perfect pumpkin, and not to mention those pumpkin spice lattes! A new season also brings new vacation experiences. Whether you’re looking to treat yourself to a weekend getaway or spend a week

Aug 7 2015

Glow in the Art 2015 Lights up Downtown Mt. Pleasant

2016-09-20T09:50:54+00:00August 7th, 2015|Arts and Culture, Events, Recreation|

Runners lit up the streets of Downtown Mt. Pleasant this past Friday, July 31st, as they awaited the start of the first annual Glow in the Art 5k. Children, teens, and adults alike coated themselves in glow in the dark bracelets, necklaces, and paint in preparation for this late night run through the city’s park system.

May 27 2015

Blog Take Over Presents: Disc Golfing in Central Michigan by Megan Molloy

2019-01-08T10:19:57+00:00May 27th, 2015|Blog Take Overs, Recreation|

  It’s finally warm out and the smell of fresh cut grass and the sound of clanking chains fill the air; I am standing on the edge of Central Michigan University’s disc golf course, the location of one of my new favorite summer activities in Mount Pleasant. I graduated from Central Michigan University this past May and

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