The Chief Noonday Chapter has published
two brochures which provide general information about our Chapter, along with maps for hikes along our section of the North Country National Scenic Trail.
New Outreach Brochures
Chief Noonday Chapter's
Membership Committee has prepared a tri-fold outreach
brochure that you can download and print on your home
The brochure presently comes in
One version includes maps of the Trail through
Barry and Kalamazoo Counties.
A second version features a
map of the
Calhoun County section.
● The third version has a map of the Trail through
fourth version has a map of the Trail through
south Barry County from the
south county line at Kellogg Biological Station to the southern
portion of the Barry State Game Area north of Mullen Road.
● The map in the fifth version shows a track of the Trail
Yankee Springs Recreation Area and adjacent sections of the
Barry State Game Area with a map background provided by the
Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
● A sixth version covers the Trail in
north Barry County, from the north edge of the Yankee
Springs Rec Area to the Barry/Kent county line, including the
north portion of the Barry State Game Area, the Paul Henry
Thornapple Trail section, Middleville, and the Middleville State
● A seventh version specific to
Battle Creek and Emmett Township in Calhoun County features
maps of the North Country National Scenic Trail along the Battle
Creek Linear Park and through Emmett Township plus the proposed
pathway for the Calhoun County Trailway Alliance.
● An eighth version shows the
eastern Calhoun County section from Historic Bridge Park to
the Litchfield area in Hillsdale County.
Members are encouraged to keep a
personal supply on hand to share with friends, family, local
libraries and businesses, people you meet on the Trail, and any
other interested parties.
brochure offers maps for three hikes in Barry County and the upper portion of
northwestern Kalamazoo County. The other brochure features maps for three
hikes in Calhoun County and the adjacent portion of Kalamazoo County.
These brochures are being placed amongst other
brochures you see in travel rest stops, libraries, sporting goods stores, and
other locations that advertise the local and regional things to do and see.
You can view the brochures
by clicking on the cover illustrations (right) or
the links below. Each brochure is a two page (front & back) tri-fold
after folding it in half -- a typical folding style for brochures.
You can also print out small scale copies of the brochures on your computer
printer. When you click on Print in Adobe Reader, be sure to select the
"Shrink to Printable Area" option for "Page Scaling". This will print two
pages of the brochure on an 8 1/2 x 11 inch sheet, which will be reduced scale
but still readable.
Note: These are .pdf files. You will need
Adobe Acrobat Reader
software to view the brochures. This software can be downloaded free of
charge by clicking on the Download Adobe Acrobat Reader link below.
Click here to view
the BARRY-KALAMAZOO COUNTY brochure.
Click here to view
the CALHOUN-KALAMAZOO COUNTY brochure.
If you want to save copies of the brochures onto your hard drive, there are a
couple of ways to do it:
1) Open a brochure in Adobe Acrobat Reader. Then click on
File, then on
Save as..., and designate the
folder on your hard drive where you want
to save it.
2) You can also download it directly from this Web page by right-clicking on
either View link above, and Save target as... to the
folder of your choice on your hard drive.
would like extra copies of the brochures for your own use or to distribute,
contact Larry Pio,
Tom Garnett, or
Friday, February 26, 2016
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