- TripBuzz found 13 things to do with kids in or near Big Rapids, Michigan.
- From Sawmill Tube & Canoe Livery - Day Trips to Sawmill Tube & Canoe, the Big Rapids area offers 32 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Specialty Museums, Tubing and Walking Trails.
- Only an hour from Grand Rapids, Big Rapids, Michigan is located right by the Manistee National Forest which has several wildlife spotting opportunities and even access to zip lining. The Muskegon River runs through Big Rapids, providing residents and visitors with a number of beautiful hiking, boating, and other water sporting activities.
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226 Baldwin Street, Big Rapids, MI MoreLess Info
Saw Mill Canoe & Tube Livery-Day Trips offers a full range of recreational gear for single day excursions down the fast Muskegon River. Trips range in length from two hours up to six, with group discount rates offered as well.
Listed as one of National Geographic's top ten tubing tours, Sawmill Tube & Canoe Livery offer canoeing, kayaking, and tubing on the beautiful Muskegon River. Short or long tubing trips, day, overnight, and weekend canoe/kayak trips are available.
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820 Campus Drive, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307 MoreLess Info
Part of the Ferris State University Campus, the Card Wildlife Education Center is a 5,000 square foot natural history museum. The museum features an extensive animal index offering information on a variety of animals.
Newaygo State Park is a 257 acre state park overlooking Hardy Dam Pond. Available activities include fishing, swimming, camping, picnicking, and boating. The park maintains a large campground, picnic areas, and playground equipment.
Part of Carmike's movie chain, Big Rapids Cinema offers first-run films in digital format on four movie screens. The theater also showcases special presentations of independent films, sporting events and art performances.
Visitors can view exhibits and artifacts related to the history of Mecosta County farming and amish community at the Mecosta County Historical Soc. The museum is open for tours on Fridays or by special arrangement.