Exploring the Newaygo River Valley Wonderland Hiking Trails

Exploring the River Valley Wonderland and “feeling good” about it Newaygo County was named after Chippewa Indian Chief: Naw-wa-goo, one of the signers of the Treaty of Saginaw in 1812. The county has over 230 natural lakes and over 350 miles of rivers and streams. Three huge dams were built after the turn of the […]

Backpacking for Beginners, Making a Backpacking Gear List

When planning any backpacking or hiking trip there are certain items that you really should include as part of your Backpacking Gear List. O.k. so there are a load of new gadgets on the market that are supposed to be the best thing since sliced bread, but you should not forget the traditional, tried and […]