139 Ampey Road
Paw Paw, MI 49079
Phone: (269) 657-2578
Fax: (269) 657-3344
Covering about 211 acres (85.38 hectares), Christie Lake is located in Lawrence Township of Michigan. As such, the lake is a private property owned by the peripheral community who maintains it. Although the boating isn't encouraged, to improve its water quality, Lake Christie does offer recreational activities such as fishing. The lake's shoreline is often the site of several community events such as the Fourth of July Parade.
Al Sabo Preserve incorporates a water pumping area, and was established to secure this ground-water supply of City of Kalamazoo in the '70s. The preserve covers about 741 acres (299.87 hectares) of wetlands between Kalamazoo and Texas Charter Township. The region comprises of several hiking and biking trails that are exceedingly popular with locals, especially with those interested in mountain biking, even though most of the area is closed for bike traverse. The Al Sabo Land Preserve entails a thickly-wooded area incorporating forests, hills, streams and marshes, which is how it features several panoramic views and lookouts. As such, it is also home to an impressive biodiversity, and animal species such as muskrats, foxes, coyotes, deer and lots more.
The beautiful snow-capped mountains are a must visit destination in winters. Opened in 1961, Timber Ridge Ski Resort now features on the National Register of Historic Places. The ski resort incorporates ski trails for all skill levels that are great for family leisure. They offer ski rentals and professional trainers, apart from that, Timber Ridge also features a lodge, the Snowshoe Bar, The Cedar Chalet, terrain parks and lots more. They also have ski-programs for adults as well as kids of all ages; and thanks to the size of the hill and state-of-the-art equipment they use, this place is perfect for novice skiers. Other activities offered include tubing and cultural events such as the Winterfest.
This 18 hole championship golf course features all bent grass, a practice facility with a driving range and chipping and putting greens, a log cabin clubhouse, full service bar and restaurant, and banquet facilities. PGA golf lessons and power cart rentals are available.
You'll enjoy playing this nine hole executive golf course that features two practice greens for chipping and putting, a snack area, and a pro shop. Club and cart rentals are available.
This public 18 hole golf course offers a driving range, pro shop, snack bar, and lessons by PGA professionals. Club rentals are also available.
Offers a trail open to cross-country skiing and snowmobiling is permitted provided there is a 4-inch snow base.
Built in 1974, Wings Stadium has been home to the Kalamazoo Wings of the United Hockey League since the 2000-01 season. The venue also offers a full range of entertainment, including concerts, professional hockey, family shows and trade shows. The building capacity is 8,023 with seating capacity for hockey at 5,113. Watching your favourite team live in action is truly a worthwhile experience.
This 18 hole, par 70 golf course features a pro shop and restaurant on site. Cart and club rentals are available.
If you are an amateur at skiing then there cannot be a place better than Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area for you to learn some skills. This ski resort is endowed with a wonderful terrain and their instructors are great at their job of guiding visitors through the landscape. If you are well versed with winter sports then a visit here will only delight you because of the interesting trail that this site offers. You can buy or rent all the required apparel and equipment at their on-site shop and get ready for your snowy adventure. Sample local food and beverages at the on-site pub, Chalet while Cafe 225 comes at your rescue when you wish to grab a bite on the go.
Eastern Hills Golf Course features 27 holes and is open to the public through the year. The well-maintained grounds are known to host both amateur and pro tournaments. The three tees are completely distinct from each other and are perfect for either a 9 hole or 18 hole game. Daily rates for adults on weekdays are USD13 and weekends USD14 for 9 hole game, the rates are USD22 on weekdays and USD24 on weekends for an 18 hole round of golf. There are concessions available for students and senior citizens. Additional facilities include a bar, practice facilities, pro shop as well as golf car rentals. For additional rates and services, visit the website.
Spanning 400 acres (161.87 hectares) of spectacular natural landscapes, Van Buren State Park is haven for nature and outdoor enthusiasts. From hiking in the wooded trails to swimming and lazing around on the beach, the park has something for everyone. The picturesque sand dunes are one of the most prominent features of this park. Excellent camping facilities on site make it possible to experience nature at its best.