rowse golf courses and other outdoor recreation activities and facilities including rock climbing, hiking and wildlife viewing. Diving lessons and recreational scuba diving are also popular activities at Mermet Springs.
Located at the entrance to Giant City State Park with more than 16 miles of trail paths. Riding programs include trail rides, breakfast rides, day camps, and private lessons. Open March to November, 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily (closed Tuesday).
This park has 3,694 acres of woods and spectacular sandstone rock formations — excellent for hiking, picnicking and camping. Also features a beautiful rustic lodge with restaurant, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930′s. A swimming pool, horseback riding stables, lookout tower and cabins ’round out’ the amenities to make this a superb retreat. Free admissions into the park.
Located on a northwest finger of beautiful Kinkaid Lake, Johnson Creek Recreation Area offers a variety of outdoor activities. Here you will find something for everyone in the family, from camping and picnicing to hiking along the lake, biking the scenic roads and horseback riding.
A wonderful facility offering faster board with run-ins, 24hr. monitoring, free choice on hay and minerals, large indoor riding arena (80×180), lots of trail riding opportunities, horse training, lessons and by the hour trail rides. All of which can be tailored for the beginner through to the advanced rider.
Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour consists of eight zip lines, the longest stretching more than 1,100 feet, which will zig-zag across the property’s bluffs and through the valley. The tour will also include 9 platforms high in the trees, three aerial suspension bridges, the longest stretching 180 feet, and two short ground hikes.
Guests will feel the rush of safely soaring through the forest at speeds topping 35 miles per hour while learning about the ecology, geology and history of the area from two trained guides who will lead each group of eight guests. Allow about 3 hours for the tour. Guests must weigh at least 70 lbs.