Road to Avonlea
A Walk in the Wood
The Room with a View
Pool / Spa
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 30 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Pets allowed - 1 dog max, a non-refundable $100 fee, pre-approval1 dog max, a non-refundable $100 fee, pre-approval
No smoking - No Smoking property in buildings or groundsNo Smoking property in buildings or grounds
Max guests: 10
Minimum age of primary renter: 30
- No jet skis are allowed at the property.
Things to Do - NEAR BY
TRAILS IN MECOSTA COUNTY
Whether you are looking for a place to hike, bike, snowmobile or snowshoe Mecosta County has the trail for you. From a leisurely stroll while taking in a scenic view or for more of a challenging adventure, we can point you in the right direction for the trail that is right for you.
The Fred Meijer White Pine Trail is just under 100 miles long and is perfect for any time of year. During the winter months enjoy an invigorating snowmobile ride, snowshoeing or even cross country skiing. During the summer months this trial is great for mountain biking, hiking and taking in the beautiful sights and sounds of the great outdoors.
For those in search of a more relaxing stroll, enjoy the Big Rapids Riverwalk which is accessible to all. Riverwalk is just under 3.5 miles long and follows alongside the beautiful Muskegon River. This award winning trail features fishing platforms, benches, bike racks and picnic areas on either side of the 250 foot wooden bridge that spans the Muskegon River. Perfect for walking, biking or rollerblading.
The Hungerford Recreation Area in Big Rapids has separate trails for people to enjoy horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, snowshoeing or cross country skiing. For horseback riders there are 35 miles of trails in the recreation area and for hikers and bikers, two loop to create a 10 mile trail. Trails accommodate either less experienced riders up to those looking for more of a challenge from hilly to very hilly.
Explore 200 acres at the White Pine Valley Recreation Area located in Paris Michigan. This is a great place for mountain bike groups, hikers, cross county skiers and snow shoer's to explore and enjoy. To access this trail that is located just east of Paris from Northland Drive, turn east on Hoover Drive, north on 205th Ave, east on 22 Mile, and the parking lot is on the north side of the road.
If you are searching for a variety of shorter trails in the Big Rapids area check out our Let’s Walk Big Rapids Trail Guide. Here you will find a color coded map with numerous trails, parking, public restrooms and city parks.
To explore nature while walking, and keeping the kids engaged as well, follow along with the Kids Guide to Clay Cliffs Nature Park. Clay Cliffs is a great, family recreation area with endless outdoor activities for everyone. Be sure to pack a picnic and enjoy the day!
Michigan Artwalk on the campus of Ferris State University in Big Rapids is a dynamic collection of original artwork created entirely by award-winning Michigan artists. The featured pieces of sculptures and paintings comprise a diverse art collection that includes one of the largest free-standing canvases in the United States. This is great way to not only get out for a relaxing walk but take in a great, cultural dynamic as well.
MUSKEGON RIVER is great for tubing, kayaking, canoeing and fishing. There are several rental companies in the area.
Clear Lake Golf Club – right across the lake! 18 hole public course. 14777 150th Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307, (231) 796-8200 http://www.clearlakegolfclub.com/
St. Ives & Tullymore Golf Resorts (8 miles) - 9900 Saint Ives Dr. Stanwood, MI 49346, (231) 972-4837 http://www.tullymoregolf.com/golf/st-ives/
Katke Golf Course (8 miles) 1003 Perry Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307, (231) 591-3765 https://katkegolf.com/
Falcon Head Golf Club (9 miles) - 13120 Northland Dr, Big Rapids, MI 49307, (231) 796-2613
Northend Riverside Park (7 miles) - Trestle Bend Dr, Big Rapids, MI 49307, (231) 592-4038
Lone Pine DGC (8 miles) - 21886 17 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307
Snow Snake Ski & Golf (7 miles) - Trestle Bend Dr, Big Rapids, MI 49307, (989) 539-6583
Caberfae Peaks (58 miles) - 1 Caberfae Ln, Cadillac, MI 49601, (231) 862-3000
Crystal Mountain (81 miles) - 12500 Crystal Mountain Dr Thompsonville, MI 49683, (877) 533-9935
The Gate (5 miles) - 327 S 3rd Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307, (231) 796-3808
Ferris State Sports:
FARMERS MARKETS - Locally Grown Fruits & Vegetables, Cheeses, Freshly Cut Flowers, Baked Goods & Meats and more
Big Rapids: (May—Oct) Downtown Farmer’s Market
Every Tuesday from May 12th- September 26th 12:00 PM- 5:00 PM (No Market on July 4th) Every Friday from May 12th- October 27th 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Paris: Stone Hatchery Farmers Market Every other Thursday 9—5
Stone Hatchery Farmers Market is located at 21331 Northland Drive
Produce, collectables or crafts.
Barryton Farmers Market Saturdays 9—2
Barryton Farmers market will be held in Central Park in Barryton. You can purchase fresh produce straight from the farm.
CONCERTS IN HEMLOCK PARK
MUSIC IN POCKET PARK – free every Friday from 12:00 until 2:00pm
COLOR TOUR OF MECOSTA COUNTY
FIRST FRIDAY CAR SHOWS
THE CARD WILDLIFE EDUCATION CENTER
BIG RAPIDS PARKS - 7 parks in area
Barryton Historical Museum
FSU Card Wildlife Education Center
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Carol & Sean are long time residents of Michigan who love the outdoors and nature. We immediately knew when we first walked through this beautiful home on the lake, that it was very special and unique. We hope you and your family will love it as much as we do!