Hiking Grand Rapids

Posted by Bill & Paul's | 09.05.2019

 

Hiking Grand Rapids with Bill & Paul’s!

 

Meet Anna and Jill.  As our softgoods buyers, they are responsible for the awesome collection of clothing found upstairs at Bill & Paul’s.  This spring, while re-merchandising the store, they discovered a little guide book that we carry titled Best Easy Day Hikes-Grand Rapids, Michigan.  As both of them are active and curious, they decided to challenge themselves this summer to do all of the hikes described in the guide. Additionally, they wanted to share their experiences with our community through this blog. We’ll let you know when they’ve completed a hike via our Facebook and Instagram feed linking back to this page.  We’ll also announce their next hike in hopes that you can join them.  Happy Trails!

sep
19

Hike #19 This is a hike that you could do every week! We were so happy to see that there is still beach here. So many lake shore areas are losing their beaches. Saugatuck Dunes still has plenty of sand. If you get a chance to get out there while we still...

sep
05

Hike #18 We were so excited to have Dee back! Hiking with our new friend is such a pleasure! Looking forward to seeing you this week Dee...

aug
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Hike #17 School has begun, but that does not mean that our hikes have stopped.  We still have 3 more from our book to complete. Then we will have to move on to other hikes in the area.  We are taking suggestions! 

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Hike #16 Bass River Trail was a great nature walk. It is a very easy stroll through the woods.  We found a toad and about 5 different types of mushrooms. There were no signs of horses, but we did see a lot of tracks from mountain bikes.

aug
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Hike #15 We have been waiting for the conditions to be just right for a Chaco Day and we finally got it!   The sand, water and woods were no match for our feet...

aug
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Hike #14 What a great turn-out this week!!!!!  We had such a fun group.  Ages ranging from early 20's to 60's.  I think the young hikers were a bit surprised that we could keep up with them...

jul
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Hike #13 This week we went to Hofma Park in Grand Haven.  We can not say enough about this hike.  It was a very gentle hike to get us back into the swing of things...

Jul
15

Hike #12 Well this hike was a bit of a "You-know-what" show.  We debated about going.  My husband had just had eye surgery and Anna lives two hours away from the hike...

jul
8

Hike #11 Today was a perfect day for a hike!  Perfect temperature, plenty of sunshine and beautiful surroundings...

jun
24

Hike #10 We are half-way through the Guide Book! That went so fast and we have had so much fun and so many laughs! Hike #10 was at Aman Park. It was the perfect day for a hike...

jun
17

Hike #9 Hoffmaster State Park was this week's hike.  Love having an excuse to go out to the lake! The water is up, so the beach is small.  However, there is enough to enjoy a perfect walk on the beach...

jun
12

Hike #8 We have decided that if you join us three times, you are going to receive some Bill and Paul's swag.  So Danielle, one more time for you!  Let me know your shirt size...

jun
3

Hike #7 Wow, did we ever appreciate the sun for this hike!  After a Spring season of rain and grey skies, everyone was so happy to see the sun...

may
29

Hike #6 Our trail was a wet soggy mess!  We started out in pretty good shape.  As it began to get a little soggy...

may
20

Hike #5 Seidman Park did not disappoint!  This week we had some new faces.  We were so excited to welcome: Pam, Toni Kay, Lydia, Lindsay, Ben and our furry friend Sadie...

may
15

Hike #4Rosy Mound; our best hike so far!  Not sure if it was the fact that we spent the morning on Lake Michigan...   

may
06

Hike #3 Hike #3 is in the books.  SJ must have enjoyed last week's hike so much, that she joined us again!  We headed to Cooper Creek in Gowen Michigan...

apr
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Hike #2 Anna and I said "rain or shine" and we meant it!  The forecast called for a 100% chance of rain and that is what happened...

Apr
23

Hike #1 So we embarked on our first hike from the GR Day Hike book...

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