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Sylvania Wilderness Canoe Camping Weekend Trip

Sylvania Wilderness Watersmeet, MI

Considered by many to be a ‘miniature Boundary Waters,’ the Sylvania Wilderness in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan’s Ottawa National Forest is without a doubt one of the most spectacular hidden gems in our region. Only two hours from campus, you’ll find yourself enjoying a chill weekend canoeing and camping getaway that will rival any…  Read More

$25 – $75

Bayfield Apple Picking and Cider Pressing

Bayfield, Wisconsin Bayfield, WI

Beat the Apple Fest rush and join us at the Bayfield orchards for a day! Every fall, we take a group up to spend the crisp fall afternoon harvesting local apples and exploring the orchard, then returning to campus to press cider and cook apple-inspired goodies over the fire with our partners from the Hulings…  Read More

$10 – $30

Canoeing the Namekagon National Wild and Scenic River

Cable, Wisconsin Cable, WI

Join Outdoor Pursuits student leaders on a leisurely six-mile paddle down a quiet section of the Namekagon River and take in the striking fall colors. One of the Nation’s first eight National Scenic Riverways designated by the 1968 Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the Namekagon meanders through quite alder stands and past cedar and hemlock…  Read More

$10 – $30

8th Annual Starlight Ramble

Tri-County Corridor

A Northland College fall semester tradition! Join Outdoor Pursuits student leaders and other bicycling enthusiasts for a twenty-six-mile bike ride along the Tri County Corridor (an old railroad grade with a smooth, crushed lime surface) by moonlight, starlight, or headlamp-light. This annual ride takes place the night before Ashland hosts its annual WhistleStop Marathon, tracing…  Read More