White River, Manistee National Forest   The White River is currently earning its national scenic designation, which means it will not only be protected but means this is a river that is rich in wildlife and biodiversity. Something indeed worth preserving for the ages.

White River, Manistee National Forest

The White River is currently earning its national scenic designation, which means it will not only be protected but means this is a river that is rich in wildlife and biodiversity. Something indeed worth preserving for the ages.

  Manistee River Trail, Manistee National Forest   Among one of the most popular trails in the Manistee, this 24 miler is split by the Manistee River half and a small stretch of the North Country Trail, a trail that starts up in the New York/Pennsylvania border and ends all way up in North Dakota. Don't worry, we'll only ask a few miles of you.

Manistee River Trail, Manistee National Forest

Among one of the most popular trails in the Manistee, this 24 miler is split by the Manistee River half and a small stretch of the North Country Trail, a trail that starts up in the New York/Pennsylvania border and ends all way up in North Dakota. Don't worry, we'll only ask a few miles of you.

  The Hidden Lakes, Manistee National Forest   While the Manistee is named for the gentle yet dramatic river that flows through it, do you think serene lakes would be left out of the equation? The answer is no and the good news is that they're kinda secret! Which translates to a fun challenge in navigating to these melted glacial pockets.

The Hidden Lakes, Manistee National Forest

While the Manistee is named for the gentle yet dramatic river that flows through it, do you think serene lakes would be left out of the equation? The answer is no and the good news is that they're kinda secret! Which translates to a fun challenge in navigating to these melted glacial pockets.

 
  Support Outdoors Empowered Network this Halloween at the Hidden Lakes.   Double down by wearing your best costume to hike in for this Halloween trip!

Support Outdoors Empowered Network this Halloween at the Hidden Lakes.

Double down by wearing your best costume to hike in for this Halloween trip!

  Women’s Retreat, White River - Manistee National Forest   Join our inaugural women’s only trip this fall! Lead by Women’s Program Director, Anne, enjoy a long weekend from Friday, Oct 12 - Sunday, Oct 14.

Women’s Retreat, White River - Manistee National Forest

Join our inaugural women’s only trip this fall! Lead by Women’s Program Director, Anne, enjoy a long weekend from Friday, Oct 12 - Sunday, Oct 14.

  Lusk Creek Wilderness, Shawnee National Forest   Where the glaciers stopped, the ancient and rugged terrain of the Shawnee National Forest remained unscathed. Explore mile after mile along pristine streams, bewildering boulders and hidden canyons.  At the bottom of Illinois nestled between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, it’s okay to ask if we’re still in the Land of Lincoln.

Lusk Creek Wilderness, Shawnee National Forest

Where the glaciers stopped, the ancient and rugged terrain of the Shawnee National Forest remained unscathed. Explore mile after mile along pristine streams, bewildering boulders and hidden canyons.

At the bottom of Illinois nestled between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, it’s okay to ask if we’re still in the Land of Lincoln.

  Hickory Ridge, Hoosier National Forest   Somewhere between Midwestern cornfields and Appalachia lie these rolling hardwood foothills you never knew existed. Inside the Hoosier National Forest, babbling brooks meander through diverse woodlands filled with old sycamore, beech, oak, columnar white and red pine and scruffy shagbark hickory trees.

Hickory Ridge, Hoosier National Forest

Somewhere between Midwestern cornfields and Appalachia lie these rolling hardwood foothills you never knew existed. Inside the Hoosier National Forest, babbling brooks meander through diverse woodlands filled with old sycamore, beech, oak, columnar white and red pine and scruffy shagbark hickory trees.

  Questions about our trips? See our FAQ

Questions about our trips? See our FAQ

  No link here, just a beautiful swallowtail in the Hoosier National Forest.

No link here, just a beautiful swallowtail in the Hoosier National Forest.