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Guided trips: paddling, backpacking, hiking

Guiding services offer the expertise and equipment to get you outdoors. Connect with these small businesses to help you learn a new skill or hone one you already love!

Name Contact info for reservations Activity/location
Bear Paw Kellogg's Bridge Grocery 989-344-0404 or email Guided winter rafting
Blackdog Charters LLC 507-236-2280 or email Dive charters out of Straits State Harbor
Friend of the Woods Enrichment Progra 269-967-8516 or email Hiking and camping guide services at Bald Mountain Recreation Area
Fitpacking/Fatpacking 781-773-1115 or email Hiking and backpack guiding in Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
Fox Hill Adventures LLC 715-505-1024 or email Tours and biking and hiking guide services at Fort Wilkins, Laughing Whitefish Falls, Porcupine Mountains, Fayette, Tahquamenon Falls, Palms Book state parks, Portage Bay State Forest Campground, Presque Isle SGCG, Hungarian Falls/Gorge
Camp Nicolet, Inc. 608-469-3091 Guided backpacking and camping at Wilderness State Park
Dark Waters Fly Shop 906-284-9305 or email Big Eric's Bridge State Forest Campground, Mouth of the Huron River (dispersed camping)
Expedition Detroit email Guided backpacking, hiking, running, snowshoeing and wildlife viewing at Belle Isle, Brighton, Highland, Holly, Island Lake, Maybury, Pinckney, Pontiac Lake, Proud Lake, Seven Lakes and Waterloo state parks and recreation areas
Jordan Valley Outfitters 231-536-0006 or email Guided winter rafting
Joseph Kchodl 989-430-3980 or email Fossil education at Rockport State Recreation Area
Maiden Voyage Adventures, LLC 586-873-8110 or email Guided hiking, camping and kayaking in Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
PackRatz Adventures LLC 440-668-3028 or email Backpacking, camping and hiking guiding at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness and Wilderness state parks
Pine River Paddlesports Center 231-884-2287 or email Winter float trips on the Pine River
Shipwreck Adventures LLC 815-378-8152 or email Dive charters out of Presque Isle Harbor, Straits State Harbor and Whitefish Point Harbor
Sturgeon River Paddlesports 231-525-6878 or email Guided winter rafting
Turtle Lake Campground 231-651-9956 or email Equestrian guiding and signage on Trails in Benzie County
Whole Life Elevations LLC 651-332-6436 or email Guiding and Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
YouEBike Michigan 810-908-1054 or email E-bike rentals and guiding at Holly Recreation Area

For more information on becoming a business partner, contact the appropriate commercial services and land use program administrator by using the interactive commercial use permit contact map.