Parks and Recreation Press Releases

January 2016
closeup photo of person's legs and feet walking in showshoes in forest
DNR: Michigan's parks and trails offer great places to realize your New Year's fitness goals

While New Year’s fitness resolutions often go by the wayside before the first flip of the calendar page, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources suggests a different approach to exercise that might help people stick with a healthier lifestyle beyond a few weeks – combining exercise with family and friends while they get outside and move. The DNR is encouraging Michigan residents to make 2016 #MiShoeYear and to put on their shoes, skis or skates to start getting fresh air fit.

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