Our Community – Attractions
There is so much to do and see in Midland! Here is just a sample of what our community has to offer:
Alden B. Dow Creativity Center – a unique organization committed to “the expression and nurturing of the creativity in all of us”
Chippewa Nature Center – over 1,000 acres, 14 miles of trails and a modern visitor’s center with plenty of exhibits and activities
Creative Spirit Center – writing, acting, dancing, singing, painting, playing…it’s all here
Dow Gardens – this beautiful 110-acre garden can be enjoyed year round
Grace A. Dow Memorial Library – serving informational, educational and cultural needs of the community
Midland Center for the Arts – a wonderful place to see local & national theater, art and science exhibits
Midland Mall – over 70 stores and eateries plus special events held throughout the year
Midland County Fairgrounds – there’s always something happening at the Fairgrounds!
You can also enjoy the 520-acre City Forest year round with its miles of quiet wooded hiking trails, plus groomed trails for cross-country skiing. The busyRiverfront area boasts a seasonal farmers’ market, quiet parks, trails, playgrounds, concerts, a professionally designed 15,000 square foot skateboard park and theTridge, our most famous landmark. Jog, cycle, roller-blade or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Pere Marquette Rail Trail – 22 miles (and growing!) of paved trail starting at the Tridge.
Check out a map of some of Midland’s attractions.