Posts Tagged Outdoor recreation

Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail selected as name of new route

DETROIT (AP) — A new hiking and bicycling trail stretching hundreds of miles through Michigan will officially be called Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail, officials announced Monday.

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Campground fees rise this year at Michigan state parks

FILE- In this April 2, 2013, file photo, the interior of the yurt at Muskegon State Park is shown, in Muskegon, Mich. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced the first across-the-board increase in camping rental rates in seven years for 2015. The yurt, which used to cost $60 a night, now will cost $65. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle-MLive Media Group, Ariana van den Akker, File)

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — User fees are what keep Michigan state campgrounds running, and officials say the first rate increases in seven years are needed to cover the rising costs of maintaining and operating the facilities.

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In bike-loving Colorado city, ambulances get racks for rides

This photo made available on Jan. 23, 2015, by University of Colorado Health, shows a Poudre Valley Hospital ambulance fitted with a bike rack, in Fort Collins, Colo. In a testament to how much the city loves its bikes, the hospital has installed bike racks on its ambulances after encountering increasing numbers of cyclists who had bicycle accidents or medical emergencies. (AP Photo/University of Colorado Health, Kelly Tracer)

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Showing how much one Colorado city loves its bikes, cyclists who go to the hospital by ambulance no longer have to leave their rides behind.

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US man close running 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco man is one race away from completing seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.

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