Give the gift of the great outdoors! We rounded up some year-round fun for the outdoorsy people in your life. Whether they like surfing Lake Michigan or cross-country skiing we've got a few activities to keep them busy!
Photos courtesy of Berrien County Parks
Give the year-round gift of an annual park pass to the beautiful Berrien County Parks!
Madeline Bertrand, Love Creek, Silver Beach, Galien River, Rocky Gap, Paw Paw River
PARK ENTRANCE PERMIT
Gives purchaser vehicle (non-commercial) access to all Berrien County Parks locations with entrance fees. Permits cost $35 and are valid through December 31 of the purchase year.
WINTER TRAIL PERMIT
Allows unlimited skiing for the year at Madeline Bertrand and Love Creek. Please note that this is subject to trail conditions and park hours. Additionally, this permit also covers the fat bike trail fee at Love Creek. Permits cost $15/person for youths ages 15 and under | $20/person for adults.
DISC GOLF PERMIT
Allows unlimited disc golf for the year at Madeline Bertrand. Subject to park hours. Permits cost $20/person for youths ages 15 and under | $30/person for adults.
For more information on Berrien County Parks visit berriencounty.org/parks
Not exactly sure what gift to purchase the adventurer in your life? Wanderlust Outfitters has you covered with their hand picked items from their expert crew! Check out their lists for The Indoorsman, Everyday Adventurer, Day Tripper, The Drive-In, The Overnighter, Weekend Warrior, The Minimalist, and even the Mini Trekker.
For those without lists this year, consider a Wanderlust Outfitters gift card. Ask any of the Wanderlust crew and they'll get you set up!
Find Wanderlust Outfitters at: 120 State Street in St. Joseph, MI 49085
Photos courtesy of Third Coast Surf Shop & Third Coast Paddling
Give them the unforgettable gift of the great outdoors!
LESSONS / RENTALS
Consider private lessons or gear rentals for the outdoorsy person in your life! Third Coast Surf Shop and Third Coast Paddling offer a variety of services such as: Prive Surfing 101 Lessons, Wetsuit Rentals, Surfboard Rentals, Sandboard Rentals, Private Sandboarding 101 Lessons, Kids' Beach Day Camps (1 and 5 days), Stand-up Paddleboard Rentals and more!
Can't choose? Purchase a gift card to Third Coast Surf Shop and/or Third Coast Paddling and let them choose!
Find Third Coast Surf Shop at: 212 State Street in St. Joseph, MI 4905
Find Third Coast Paddling at: 601 Graham Avenue in Benton Harbor, MI 49022