703 N. Cedar St. -- US 131
Kalkaska, MI 49646-8485
Phone: (231) 258-9119
Fax: (231) 258-9026
703 N. Cedar St. -- US 131, Kalkaska, MI, US, 49646-8485
- Phone: (231) 258-9119
- Fax: (231) 258-9026
Robinson's Scenic Gardens, advertises itself as the Concrete Sanctuary. Although mainly a yard decorations retailer, it welcomes well-meaning tourists too. The family owned facility sells over 2000 different garden ornaments ranging from the usual garden gnomes, birdbaths to life-size wildlife creatures and unique Biblical characters. There is in fact, a barricaded section dedicated to Biblical scenes. The place also features a free kiddie area and a picnic spot that is sprinkled with colorful, not-for-sale, fiberglass animals, of which the purple hippo and red rhino are most popular.
Palmer Park is located in the southeast of Mancelona. This village park is a top recreational destination among locals. Its landscape has several picnic and camping spots as well as a baseball field, basketball and tennis court. It also has a playground for children and a multipurpose pavilion that hosts cultural and private events. Their annual Mancelona Bass Festival features live entertainment, carnival, a grand parade and fireworks displays.
A pile of rocks shaped to resemble a pyramid, the Hugh Gray's Monument lies on the Cairn Highway in Kewadin community of Milton Township. Built in 1938, the Hugh Gray Pyramid is dedicated to Hugh J. Gray former tourism minister of Michigan who has a big hand in elevating the level of tourist activity in the state.