If you passed a few horse-drawn Amish buggies on your
way to work, you may be in Mecosta County, where there are over 80 Amish families residing.
Folks enjoy the many homemade Amish products offered from their farmsteads, including honey, maple syrup, jams, pickles, breads, pies and other baked goods, and fresh produce in season!
If you wake up in the wee hours of the morning to go fishing, you may be in Mecosta County, where there are over 80 lakes and the Mighty Muskegon River, (not to mention the Little Muskegon River and many streams as well), connected to 22 miles of prime water activites including fishing, swimming, boating, tubing, kayaking, canoeing... you get the picture!
If you have been to Paris, you probably live in Mecosta County! The town of Paris, Michigan in northern Mecosta County even boasts it's own mini Eiffel Tower, located in Paris Park. Adjoining the Paris Fish Hatchery, the ponds boast many types of fish and also fowl, including ducks, geese and swans.
When it is officially Spring in Mecosta County, you may still be able to snowmobile, or maybe your morel mushroom picking could be on an 80 degree day!
If you see sunshine, rain, snow, sleet, freezing rain and hail stones all on the same day while gathering your maple tree sap to boil down for syrup, you just may be in Mecosta County Michigan!
Truly something for everyone's enjoyment here!