What we're about

Michigan Adventurers Club is a 501(c)4 non-profit whose mission is to build community spirit through our adventures together while exploring nature and discovering interesting places.

Meet with local outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the wonderful state of Michigan! Activities include (though are not limited to) hiking, camping, kayaking, canoeing, yoga, rock climbing, biking, cross country skiing, skating, and many other adventures.

This group welcomes all ages. As we have grown, we have gained many members, organizers, friends and memories! If you enjoy the activities listed here, bring your experience and enthusiasm and come join us for an awesome adventure!

If you're new to the group and looking to join us don't be shy! Please tell us about yourself and a little of what you're looking for from the club, to help us understand what type of events you may be looking for. In addition to this, we require a real photo of yourself so we will know who you are and can welcome you when you participate in your first event. If you have any questions or concerns, please be sure to contact the Organizer/Co-Organizer and we will be happy to address them for you. Thanks and hope to see you on an adventure soon!

Upcoming events (5+)

Tuesday trek : Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area

Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area

Taking cue from humpday workout hikes , let's start something on Tuesday and this time on the Eastern side. We will meet at pontiac lake state park trailhead at 5.20 pm and start hiking promptly at 5.30 . The state park entrance is at the intersection of Williams lake road and hatchery, the trailhead is not far from the park entrance. Coordinates are:[masked], [masked] (you can copy and paste to map your location into a mapping app). We would hike roughly 6 miles on the horse trails at a healthy pace of 3 miles per hr. With the sun setting about the time we get back , carrying a headlamp is advised Pontiac Lake is a state park and a pass is required. Passes are available at the park office for $16 if you did not purchase one when you renewed your license plate Dress for the weather. We can replenish our thirst and lost calories depending on groups interest afterwards.

Humpday Workout Hike - Proud Lake Recreation Area

Please use link in details

This week's Humpday Workout Hike will be in Proud Lake State Recreation Area. Let's meet at 6:15 pm in the main parking area, near the headquarters, and begin hiking promptly at 6:30 pm. We will hike 5-6 miles on various trails, at a moderately fast pace of 3 miles per hour (20 mins per mile) for approximately 2 hours. Meeting location: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Foot+Path+Trailhead/@42.5710303,-83.5589659,16.38z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x8824a703fe895147:0x9efd0a2b566c74d!8m2!3d42.5707152!4d-83.5547121 Be sure to bring water to drink, hiking poles if you have them, and dress for the weather!! And don't forget your headlamps or flashlights!! This is a Fitness Hike; the pace is approximately 20 minutes per mile, which includes elevation changes and a variety of uneven terrain. Our expectation is for the entire group to maintain the leader's pace, and remain together for the duration of the hike. Important to know: Locations of these workout hikes are in Michigan State Parks/Recreation Areas or Metro Parks, that require daily or annual passes. Passes can be obtained from park headquarters or toll booths at park entrances. After the hike: For anyone interested, we'll be stopping by The Bar, a fun, friendly, neighborhood watering hole, a gastropub if you will, located on the south side of Milford's downtown. https://www.thebarmilford.com/activek/home Restaurant location: https://www.google.com/maps/dir//the+bar+milford+michigan/@42.5701184,-83.5985449,13z/data=!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x88235898516bf7a7:0xd0eb88dc0fcced03!2m2!1d-83.6006794!2d42.5856924

Friday Night Lights - Huron Meadows

Please use link in details

We will hike at Huron Meadows meeting in the golf course parking lot. Let's meet at 6:15 pm and begin hiking promptly at 6:30 pm. We will hike approximately 5-6 miles on various trails, at a moderately fast pace of 3 miles per hour (20 mins per mile) for approximately 2 - 2 1/2 hours. Meeting location: https://goo.gl/maps/UHjBypsRSADBGWE67 Follow the main paved road to the right until you see the golf course building. This is a Fitness Hike; the pace is approximately 20 minutes per mile, which includes elevation changes and a variety of uneven terrain. Our expectation is for the entire group to maintain the leader's pace, and remain together for the duration of the hike. Be sure to bring water to drink, hiking poles if you have them, and dress for the weather! It will be dark out when we finish hiking so be sure to bring a headlamp or flashlight!! Important to know: This hike is in Huron Meadows Metro Park that requires a daily or annual pass. Passes can be obtained from park headquarters located in the golf course. After the hike: For those interested, we can meet at Captain Joe's after the hike. http://www.captainjoesgrill.com/ Here's the location: https://goo.gl/maps/qjQQsB9rsGGBjgLg6

Yoga and Carefree Morning Hike at Island Lake

Location visible to members

It's been a long week, and you're ready to relax and enjoy your weekend! Join us for some yoga on the beach at 9:30led by Elizabeth, before we begin hiking at 10:00 We will hike 5 miles at a comfortable pace on the Hickory Ridge Trail, returning to the beach for a cool down and stretching session. Be sure to bring plenty of water to drink, and a towel . Meeting location: After entering the park from Kensington Rd, proceed straight ahead on Kent Lake Beach Road. We'll meet at the west end of the first parking lot, near the dropped pin marked on the link below. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Island+Lake+Picnic+Grounds/@42.511708,-83.674736,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88235735a86880cb:0xed3967cb7af6687a!8m2!3d42.511708!4d-83.674736 Park pass required: Locations of these weekly hikes are in Michigan State Parks/Recreation Areas or Metro Parks, that require daily or annual passes. Passes can be obtained from park headquarters or toll booths at park entrances. After the hike: Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy afterwards, and be sure to bring your bathing suit or change of clothes to go swimming in the lake.

Past events (2,110)

Saturday September Moonlight Paddle.

HEAVNER CANOE & KAYAK RENTAL

Photos (25,869)

Find us also at