Your Adventure Awaits--in Baldwin, Michigan
FestivalsTwo major festivals are the highlight of the summer, making Baldwin come alive with activity. The Blessing of the Bikes is held the third Sunday of May, bringing thousands of motorcyclists into town for the annual "blessing" of their bikes at the Baldwin airport. The Troutarama takes place over a long weekend in mid-July, featuring entertainment, fishing tournaments, food booths,, grand parade and midway. The Troutarama celebrates what else, but the brown trout that was first introduced into the Baldwin River in 1884.
North Country Trail travels through the Manistee National Forest.
Lake CountyBaldwin is the county seat of Lake County, accessible by highways US-10 and M 37. It is aptly named, as there are over 100 lakes in the county, the largest being Wolf Lake and Big Star Lake. Other communities within Lake county are Branch, Chase, Irons, Luther and Idlewild. There are 200,000 acres of public land available to enjoy, so there's always something to do in the natural wonderland of Lake County.
Whether you come for a festival or a vacation, you'll return time and time again to the endless nature and boundless adventure found only in Baldwin!
Communities Near Baldwin & the Pere Marquette riverIt's a very short drive between the many charming communities in our area, including Ludington, Scottville, Hamlin Lake, Manistee, Pentwater, and Silver Lake.
Local Business DirectoriesOur Baldwin visitors business sections include information for Boating & Fishing, Restaurants, Shopping, Things to Do, Lodging, and more. If you own a home in the area, or are looking to buy a fixer upper you will find all your home improvement needs on our Homes & Gardens website. Other valuable business information can be found on our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com.
Any season--any time--the Baldwin area along the Pere Marquette River is where you want to be.