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Why We Are So Cool

An abundance of snow in the winter, and mild temperatures during the summers make Otsego County the perfect place to be during any season.

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We are situated on the 45th parallel!

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We have a 'snowman' weatherman. Visit snowmancam.com.

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The famous Alpenfest festival is celebrated annually for an entire week on State Highway M-32 during the month of July.

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Michigan's Golf Mecca offering 17 championship golf courses.

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Claude Elwood Shannon born here in 1916 helped the  telecommunications industry progress with a theory of his and methods he used to transmit binary code.

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For biking and hiking enthusiasts, a recently improved North Central State Trail will take you from Gaylord to Mackinaw City.

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Hike, horseback riding, mountain biking, hunt, fish, camp and either cross country ski or snowshoe in a quiet, secluded section of Green Timbers in the Pigeon River Country State Forest.

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The Pigeon River State Forest is also a fantastic Morel Mushroom hunting grounds.

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The largest herd of free roaming elk in this part of the country are known to also visit the Pigeon River Valley.

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With over 100 lakes in Otsego County, water enthusiasts enjoy swimming, boating, canoeing and fishing.

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Sklarcyzk Seed Farm provides 80% of the seed potatoes for Frito-Lay chips.

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