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284 West Maple
Birmingham, MI 48009 US

Phone: (248) 885-8750
Web site: http://www.backcountrytc.com
Region: Southeast

A bit of wilderness in downtown Birmingham is the Backcountry North store at 284 West Maple. The store is packed with everything you need to survive beyond the city limits, from packs and hiking boots to kayaks and tents.

336 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 US

Phone: (877) 846-8248
Web site: http://www.bivouacannarbor.com
Region: Southeast

Bivouac was founded in 1970 by Ed Davidson while a senior at University of Iowa. In 1971 Ed left Iowa City and opened the Ann Arbor store. Originally Bivouac was an army surplus store and has since evolved to sell a unique mix of Men’s and Women’s clothing and top-of-the-line gear and outdoor equipment.

234 North Leroy
Fenton, MI 48430 US

Phone: (810) 354-8861
Web site: http://www.redfoxoutfitters.com
Region: Southeast

Locally owned and operated, Red Fox Outfitters is dedicated to outdoor enthusiasts in Fenton, northern Oakland County and beyond. The impressive, two-story shop was originally a granary built in 1865 but today houses Red Fox Outfitters, a complement to Red Fox Footwear further south in downtown Fenton. The store aims to be the hub of outdoor activity, providing the products, groups, and expertise to facilitate a variety of activities from running, hiking, backpacking and camping to paddling and fishing.

1212 N. Huron Rd. (M-13)
Linwood, MI 48634 US

Phone: (989) 697-5341
Web site: http://www.franksgreatoutdoors.com/
Region: Lake Huron (Includes the Thumb)

Franks Great Outdoors was founded in 1945 by Frank and Margaret Gorske. Franks Great Outdoors was originally named Franks Bait and Tackle and was a small bait shop selling live bait and a small amount of tackle until its expansion in 1973. Today Franks still sells live bait, the reason it opens so early in the morning, including before 6 a.m. on Saturday. The sprawling store also can carries kayaks, canoes and features an extensive camping department as well as hiking and backpacking equipment.

311 West Kilgore Rd
Portage, MI 49002 US

Phone: (269) 381-7700
Web site: http://www.leesadventuresports.com/
Region: Heartland

Lee's Adventure Sports is a family-owned Southwest Michigan outdoor sports gear business that was started in 1954 by Bill and Evelyn Lee and is currently run by their son, Skip Lee. Lee's offers gear, equipment and clothing for Southwest Michigan outdoor sports, a mix of camping, kayaking, hiking, backpacking, skis, snowboards, cross-country skis, snowshoes, canoes, kayaks, footwear, travel gear and luggage. Lee's also rents outdoor equipment including backpacks, tents, cross-country skis, snowshoes and kayaks.

1200 East Paris Ave, S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 US

Phone: (616) 458-1684
Web site: http://www.billandpauls.com/
Region: Heartland

Founded by Bill Pearson and Paul Plasman in the fall of 1961, Bill & Paul’s Sporthaus has served the Grand Rapids winter sport and outdoor market for more than five decades and, earning many awards along the way including Ski Industries of America’s Downhill Retailer of the Year, Ski Industries of America’s Cross Country Ski Retailer of the Year and Snow Country Magazine’s America’s Top Shops.

8800 S. Clare Ave.
Clare, MI 48617 US

Phone: (989) 386-3475
Web site: http://www.jayssportinggoods.com/
Region: Heartland

Jays Sporting Goods was founded in 1971 by Jay Poet when he turned his small garage on 7th Street in Clare into a sports shop. Three years later the first official Jays Sporting Goods store was opened and in 1988 its current store in Clare was completed. At 72,000 square feet and filled with fishing, hunting, camping and hiking equipment, Jays Sporting Goods is Michigan's original outdoor superstore.

833 Sparrow Ave.
Lansing, MI 48910 US

Web site: http://www.odysseygearrental.com
Region: Heartland

Odyssey Gear Rental offers tested, brand-name gear for rent to get you outdoors and enjoying all the natural wonder Michigan has to offer at the lowest cost possible. All outdoor equipment has been personally tested to ensure it is suitable for the rigors of the backcountry. With Odyssey Gear Rental there is no need to make that initial substantial investment for the latest camping equipment. All you need to do is choose your destination and have fun!

1982 W Grand River Ave.
Okemos, MI 48864 US

Region: Heartland

Founded in 1982 in Grand Rapids, Schuler Books is a chain of three stores including one in the Meridian Mall in Okemos. Other locations include Eastwood Towne Center in Lansing, on 28th Street Southeast in Grand Rapids and an independent store, Nicola's Books, on the west side of Ann Arbor.

2660 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 US

Region: Heartland

The Grand Rapids store is the flagship of Schuler Books, which also has stores in the Meridian Mall in Okemos and the Eastwood Towne Center in Lansing.

2820 Towne Centre Blvd
Lansing, MI 48912 US

Region: Heartland

Schuler Books is a Michigan-based chain of bookstores including one in the Eastwood Towne Center Mall in Lansing.

2166 Plainfield Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505 US

Region: Heartland

Switchback Gear Exchange opened its Grand Rapids store in 2015 featuring well-organized retail shop specializing in high quality and affordable outdoor recreation equipment.

227 East Front St
Traverse City, MI 49684 US

Phone: (231) 946-1339
Web site: http://www.backcountrytc.com
Region: Northwest

The original Backcountry North store is located in the heart of the downtown Traverse City business district at 227 Front Street and features two floors of top quality outdoor gear and equipment.

2820 N US-31
Traverse City, MI 49684 US

Phone: (231) 941-1100
Web site: http://www.backcountrytc.com
Region: Northwest

Backcountry North's newest store is a 10,000 square-foot building on US-31 south of the downtown Traverse City area. Packed with the latest equipment, gear and outdoor clothing, the store also features a drive-in Yakima installation bay for indoor roof rack assembly, a dedicated travel section for your vacation needs and more parking with easier access. The store is also equipped with projector equipment for store classes and presentations, and a small Backcountry North museum, showcasing vintage backpacking and camping equipment.

207 West River St.
Leland, MI 49654 US

Phone: (231) 256-9061
Web site: http://www.manitoutransit.com
Region: Northwest

Manitou Island Transit provides ferry service to South Manitou Island and North Manitou Island from Leland from May to October. The ferry office in Leland's Fishtown doubles up as a ticket office and a gift shop that sells both MichiganTrailMaps.coms North Manitou Island and South Manitou Island maps.

243 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49684 US

Phone: (800) 587-2147
Web site: http://www.horizonbooks.com/
Region: Northwest

Horizon Books was established in 1961 and is still family owned and operated for nearly 50 years of bookselling in downtown Traverse City. In that time the bookseller has grown to three locations in Northern Michigan: retrofitting a JC Penney building in Traverse City, the Milliken’s department store in downtown Cadillac and doubling the size of its store in downtown Petoskey. All the stores have cozy fireplaces, coffee bars, loooong hours and are conveniently located downtown.

150 Dale Dr.
Gaylord, MI 49735 US

Phone: (989) 705-1339
Web site: http://www.jayssportinggoods.com/
Region: Northwest

Jays Sporting Goods was founded in 1971 by Jay and Arlene Poet and its Clare location was Michigan's Original Outdoor Superstore when it opened in 1988 with 78,000 square feet. In 2000, Jays Sporting Goods of Gaylord opened with 48,000 square feet that is packed with fishing, hunting, camping and hiking equipment.

5989 Lake St.
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 US

Phone: (231) 334-4223
Web site: http://www.cottagebooks.com/
Region: Northwest

In 1985, Mollie Weeks, wife of George Weeks, well-known history writer and political columnist, opened the Cottage Book Shop as a used bookstore in a cottage behind the Glen Arbor Bed and Breakfast. After 10 years she sold it to Barbara Siepker who purchased a summer log cabin a mile away on Glen Lake in 1998 that had been build in the early 1920s by D.D. Day's nephew, Larry Day. The cabin was moved intact ...

8011 1st St.
Onekama, MI 49675 US

Phone: (231) 889-0352
Web site: http://www.macbethandcompany.com
Region: Northwest

MacBeth Co. was founded in Onekama in 2004 when Beth McCarthy opened the shop in the front third of a century-old feed store on M-22. Right from the beginning the store featured local products and unique gifts that appeals to area residents and hundreds of seasonal visitors who enjoy Portage Lake and Lake Michigan each summer.

330 Main St
Frankfort, MI 49635 US

Phone: (231) 352-9720
Region: Northwest

The Bookstore is an independent book shop located in quaint downtown Frankfort, offering a wide range of books, magazines and other publications to keep everybody immersed in words throughout the summer.

358 River Street
Manistee, MI US

Phone: (231) 887-4411
Web site: http://happyowlbookshop.com
Region: Northwest

The Happy Owl Bookshop is an independent bookshop in the heart of Manistee's downtown district on River Street. The shop is filled to the brim with new books, magazines, educational toys, newspapers, cards and a wide selection of books by Michigan authors including many by Jim DuFresne.

6298 W. Western Ave (M-22)
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 US

Phone: (231) 334-4425
Web site: http://www.m22.com/
Region: Northwest

The M-22 Shops began with two brothers who grew up on the Mission Pennisula and loved northern Michigan and kiteboarding. They returned to the Leelanau Peninsula and opened a kiteboarding shop. It began as a run-down, hole-in-the-wall building the size of a closet but along the way it grew into a pair of shops that sell and promote the lifestyle that is M-22, including kiteboarding on uncrowded beaches.

25 East Eighth St
Holland, MI 49423 US

Phone: (616) 396-5556
Web site: http://www.hollandoutpost.com/
Region: Lake Michigan

The Outpost of Holland is West and Mid Michigan's premier outdoor retailer. The store specializes in quality outdoor equipment including backpacking, footwear, clothing, stand up paddling and snow sports. Located Downtown Holland, The Outpost serves the lakeshore (Holland, Grand Haven, Muskegon, South Haven) as well as Grand Rapids and surrounding areas.

8042 M-77
Germfask, MI 49836 US

Region: Eastern Upper Peninsula

Trailspotters is your source for carspotting, shuttles, event logistics, tours, guides, gear rental and sales, packages and outfitting for Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and much of the Upper Peninsula.

514 N Third St.
Marquette, MI 49855 US

Phone: (906) 226-7112
Web site: http://downwindsports.com/
Region: Western Upper Peninsula

Down Wind Sports opened in 1976 as a way for Dennis and Nancy Henderson to return to their native U.P. and to the Marquette area. Initially, Down Wind sold a great number of Frostline Kits, a pre-cut sewing kit for outdoor clothing and equipment, and the first clothing line that was brought into the store was a little known company at the time called Patagonia. Over the years, the store has been the first to introduce windsurfing, snowboarding and sea kayaking to the Marquette area.

308 Shelden Ave.
Houghton, MI 49931 US

Phone: (906) 482-2500
Web site: http://downwindsports.com/
Region: Western Upper Peninsula

Down Wind Sports North was established in 1988 on Shelden Ave. in downtown Houghton by the owners and a former employee of the Down Winds Sports in Marquette. The Houghton store created its own image by adding some products unique to the area, while selling many of the same products sold in the Marquette store.

800 East Lakeshore Dr.
Houghton, MI 49931 US

Phone: (800) 678-6925
Web site: http://www.irnha.org/
Region: Western Upper Peninsula

A non-profit educational organization, the Isle Royale Keweenaw Parks Association (IRKPA), in partnership with the National Park Service, promotes the public's understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of Isle Royale National Park and Keweenaw National Historical Park. Among the books the IRKPA sells at its visitors centers in Houghton and on Isle Royale is Isle Royale National Park: Foot Trails Water Routes, which is published by MichiganTrailMaps.com.

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Bill & Paul's Sporthaus

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Cottage Book Shop

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Frank's Great Outdoors

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Happy Owl Bookshop

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Horizon Books - Traverse City

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Jay's Sporting Goods - Clare

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Lee's Adventure Sports

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M-22 Store - Glen Arbor

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