Our Community

Gladwin County is a central local in Michigan for recreation, business and events. Visitors to our county will savor the tastes offered in our many restaurants located in Beaverton and Gladwin. They can find the special gift for a loved one, or a memento of their visit for themselves, at one of the numerous downtown shops in Beaverton and Gladwin.

The Beaverton Activity Center lodges the History of Plastics Manufacturing in Gladwin county. This is appropriate since Beaverton is known as the Thermoforming Capital of the world. The rich history of Gladwin County is preserved in the Historical Society Museum on Main Street in Gladwin. The history is rich in culture, traditions and deep in family roots.

Gladwin County is a special place and those who visit realize the gem of a lifestyle that we have available to enjoy. Just take a drive through the Amish countryside, visit our family farm markets, or stroll along the Cedar River on the Riverwalk path to have a hometown experience. The uniqueness of Gladwin County is priceless, the friendliness of our businesses is welcoming to everyone and the memories will be with you for a lifetime.

And did we mention?

This place is a paradise for outdoor lovers – with thousands of acres of state land available for.

  • Hiking
  • Nature Study
  • ORV Adventures
  • Snowmobiling
  • Camping
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • and much more!


This is your invitation to come sample all that Gladwin County has to offer.

Upcoming Events

Thu 08

Gail Wildfong 2023 Dance Recital

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - June 10 @ 10:00 pm
Fri 09
Sat 10