Chamber Operations & The Coronavirus
    June 2020
    The Benzie County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Welcome Center office hours are Monday - Friday 10 am 4 pm. During the month of June our office will be open for "Curbside Service" only.  The foyer which has a lot of information and is open 24/7, including weekends. For additional information you may call the Chamber office at 231-882-5801. You may also contact our Executive Director, Rick Coates via his cell: 231-883-5625 or email: Director@benzie.org.


  • Fall Hike at Pete's Woods

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    Name: Fall Hike at Pete's Woods
    Date: October 30, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Join us at the Pete’s Woods trailhead at Arcadia Dunes: The C.S. Mott Nature Preserve for a Fall foray! Volunteer, Mike Grahl will lead participants along the 1.5 mile trail in search of interesting plants and any lingering fall foliage. The Basics: This hike is along relatively even, well established trails with some hills. We will be making several stops to examine fungi found along the way. We love having experts to help point things out, but no prior experience in identifying plants is expected, just come prepared to learn! What should I bring? Dress for the weather! Always check the forecast in advance Comfortable shoes for walking Bring a re-usable water bottle and some snacks Consider bringing your binoculars or a camera Sunscreen and bug spray for your safety and comfort Thank you for your interest in our event!
    Directions: https://www.google.com/maps?daddr=44.527078,-86.142039
    Contact Information:
    If you have any questions, please contact Jon Throop at JThroop@GTRLC.org or 231-922-1259
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