Two people attached to a parachute mid skydive.
Thrill Seekers, Choose your Element! Air vs. Land vs. Water

July 7, 2020 | Story by: Shelby Rochowiak

Find exciting adventures in Livingston County up in the air, on land or in water! The area is surrounded by three state parks that provide thrilling outdoor recreation activities that will keep you on your toes this summer.

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AIR

Livingston County is known by many for its annual hot air balloon festival. But in fact, hot air balloons are not the only way we have fun in the sky. Find cloud nine while freefalling with experts at Capital City Skydiving in Fowlerville.

Enjoy a stunning, bird’s eye view and check skydiving off of your bucket list!

Skydiving selfie

WHERE LAND MEETS AIR

Soar over hills and test your speed mountain biking in Livingston County. Many say that Pinckney has the best trails in Southeast Michigan, come try them out! Pinckney is home to over 26 miles of hiking and biking trails.

Check out this video of bikers exploring Pinckney’s Potawatomi Trail.

Hikers following a trail in Pinckney.

LAND

Hell Survivors Paintball Playfield was not designed for the weak. Hell Survivors has the world’s largest walk-in, self serve air station. It has been voted the #1 Air Station in the industry.

While paintball here is challenging and fast-paced, safety is also a priority. Paintballs are not made of paint, but instead are soft gelatin capsules that contain vegetable oil and food coloring. These capsules are non-toxic and biodegradable.

See if you have what it takes to be a hell survivor!

Paintball players

WATER

Livingston County is the perfect spot to soak up sunny summer weather. When you’re here, you’re never very far away from a lake. Many people in the area enjoy boating, parasailing, kayaking, and paddleboarding.

Bishop Lake, located in the Brighton Recreation Area offers boat rentals, as well as stand up paddleboard rentals. stand up paddleboarding is a fun way to enjoy the water, and fit in a full-body workout at the same time.



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Capital City Skydiving

7080 Sherwood Road, Fowlerville, MI, USA

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Pinckney Recreation Area

8555 Silver Hill Road, Pinckney, MI, USA

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Hell Survivors Paintball Playfield

Hell Survivors Paintball Playfield, 619 Pearl Street, Pinckney, MI, USA

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Brighton Recreation Area

Brighton Recreation Area, 6360 Chilson Road, Howell, MI, USA

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