Battle Creek Michigan
Cross Country Skiing in Battle Creek Area Parks
Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and winter hiking are available in the City of Battle Creek’s park system and are great fun and fitness for winter.
For the best skiing, visit Leila Arboretum at 992 W. Michigan Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017,
The Leila Arboretum dates back to 1922 when Leila Post Montgomery, widow of cereal magnate C.W. Post, donated 72 acres of land to the city of Battle Creek that had formerly been the site of the Battle Creek Country Club. She envisioned a center for culture amid the beauty of nature.
Calhoun County. Home to Battle Creek, Marshall and Albion. Located in Southwest Michigan, our county offers something for everyone, from cities to villages, world-renowned music to historical sites, well-groomed nature trails, to a casinos, mouth-watering food and a multitude of sporting choices.
Binder Park Zoo is located outside of Battle Creek, Michigan, on 433 acres of natural forests and wetlands. The zoo has become one of the leading cultural attractions in the region. Binder Park Zoo was created on the model of an entrepreneurial self-supporting nonprofit organization, and is managed by a zoological society board of directors.