Busy as life can be, sometimes you just need to get away, right away. Welcome to the Genesee County Parks, Michigan's largest county park system. With more than 11,000 acres of woods, rivers, lakes, trails, beaches and campgrounds, getting away in the great outdoors is as close as one of the 21 Genesee Parks. When your routine starts to feel a little too routine, slip away to Mid-Michigan's favorite outdoor playground. It's just around the corner. At your Genesee County Parks.
Wild Turkey Run/Walk
Come out to For-Mar after the feast is over and run/walk off all the turkey you ate! This is For-Mar's third annual Wild Turkey Run/Walk, a friendly 5K trail race through the For-Mar property. Feel free to dress up in your Wild Turkey Best! Strut yourself around the course dressed like a turkey, or in some other equally goofy costume, to win prizes for the best costume. Prizes will be awarded to both kids and adults for the best costume. This year's race will be time by Everal Race Management. Awards will be given to the top three runners who cross the finish line. We encourage you to time yourself for the most accurate time. The relatively flat three mile loop consist of varied terrain that runs through For-Mar. For ages 8 and older, all abilities.
Kids Turkey Trot
Can you trot like a turkey??? Come out to For-Mar for our third annual Kids' Turkey Trot. Kids get a For-Mar turkey medallion after the race. For kids up to 18 years old, all abilities.
Growing Up Wild
Learn how to engage young children in healthy activities that encourage exploration of the outdoors. This is an educational curriculum training opportunity where you will receive the Growing up WILD Educators Guide and training. The 127-page guide is correlated to the National Association for the Department of Health and Human Services Head Start domains. CEU credit available. For educators, naturalists and caregivers of young children (ages 3-7).