August 26, 2020

There may be a few more weeks of summer left, but fall is certainly in the air! Get a look at what we accomplished this season and get ready for autumn riding. 

It has been a very different but incredibly productive year for the Glacial Hills Trail Crew. We take a lot o...

July 15, 2020

Like so many events, the Short’s Brewing Glacial Hills XC Challenge was cancelled for next month. Just because we aren’t all riding together doesn’t mean we can’t ride; meet the Get To Glacial Hills Challenge! 

From August 1 to August 30, we’re challenging you to ride o...

July 6, 2020

It was with a tremendous amount of regret but little surprise that the Short’s Glacial Hills XC Challenge joined dozens of other northern Michigan in cancellation this summer. It’s a tough decision, but we believe it was the right one for riders, volunteers, and our gr...

April 27, 2020

Our second installment on Glacial Hills turns from the history of the trails to the future! From new forms of recreation to updated wayfinding, there is still so much more to come from this great natural space. If you missed Part One, check it out here 

As the Glacial...

April 27, 2020

We are extremely excited to offer you the first of a two-part series on the history of the creation of Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area. We asked our friend Art from the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy to help share the story of how all of our organizati...

April 6, 2020

Across the state and around the world, we’re facing uncertainty and fear. From threats to our health, setbacks in our economy, and a sense of isolation few of us have experienced before, the pandemic has changed our way of life like nothing else. 

Normally, we’d be spen...

October 2, 2019

After a warm and sunny September, October has rushed in with a little rain, a little wind out of the north, and the changing of leaves all over! There are few times as enjoyable to be out in the woods, and when you’ve got trails like these, you probably want to spend a...

September 10, 2019

It’s suddenly September! Summer has absolutely flown by, leaving us to reflect on some wonderful events and glorious days in the woods. As we gear up for the changing leaves and that first cold morning, we invite you to share your summer Glacial Hills story. 

These past...

July 8, 2019

Sunday, August 18 is our day to show off!

We take an incredible amount of pride in the our trails. We earn it, too; our trail crew puts in countless hours throughout the year to make sure we offer mountain bikers, runners, hikers, and families an unrivaled outdoor exper...

June 17, 2019

The Grass River Natural Area turns 50 years old this year!  To mark this milestone, GRNA hosted their Summer Kick-off Party on Saturday.  The day was filled with education, crafts, games, live music, food and fun.  Several conservation, environmental protection, and ou...

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