Points of Interest Near Visual Edge IT Gaylord Michigan

Call of the Wild Museum

The wildlife museum features a wide variety of animals, habitats, and activities including over 60 wildlife displays, the Wildlife Theater, and the Hands-on Learning Center. Our gift shop carries many different collectibles and a variety of gifts with that “Up North” feel. Located right next to Call of the Wild, Bavarian Falls Park offers a fun time for kids of all ages. Challenge your putting skills on our beautiful adventure golf course, race around our 1/4 mile track on one of the go-carts, or bump yourself silly on our Krazy Kars.

Pigeon River Country State Forest

The Pigeon River Country State Forest’s expansive 114,000 acres offers a unique wilderness experience that is just a short drive from downtown Gaylord.  Home to one of the largest free-ranging elk herds east of the Mississippi, the Department of Natural Resources maintains this flourishing elk habitat through careful forest and wildlife management.

Bavarian Falls Park

Enjoy an exciting, educational trip through the Call of the Wild! See beautiful displays of whitetail deer, the majestic elk, moose, black bear; Alaskan brown bear, polar bear, timber wolves, coyotes, raccoons and many more. Learn about their behavior and habitat. Listen to the wolves howl and the elk bugle!

Pine Baron Pathway

Named for the lumber barons who clear cut the land in the late 1800s, Pine Baron was built in 1978 as primarily a cross-country ski trail in a region of Michigan that averages more than 180 inches of snow per winter.The pathway is a set of four, interconnected loops that range in length from 2 to 2.5 miles