Best Trails in Michigan

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on Lame Duck Truck Trail
9 hours ago

The GPS map thing doesn't take you to a trailhead, just some random spot on the dirt road, the road is thicker dirt and sand, I could see a car getting stuck. This area is more for grouse hunting than hiking!

on Paint Creek Trail
11 hours ago

awesome!

on AuSable Light Station
1 day ago

on Pontiac Lake Recreation A...
1 day ago

Today (8-27-16) was my second time riding this trail. It's about 9.7 miles. It's located in a very nice state park. The trail goes through woods and some open areas. I have been mountain biking for a couple of years. I am not an expert but can handle advanced trails like the Holdridge Lake of Mt. Holly Recreation area. I am not exactly young at 65 but quite athletic. I am not crazy about this trail that's why I gave it a 2. The primary reason is that the trail has lots of sandy areas with gravel and locks in the middle of the trail. This causes the bike to slide and rather hard to control. On the positive side the park is very nice with a beach.

on Brown Bridge Quiet Area T...
1 day ago

hiking

nice hike through the woods

on Circling Mackinac Island
1 day ago

road biking

easy trail. it's more of a site seeing trip than anything. But if you are on the island rent a bike or bring your own and do it!

on Little Traverse Wheelway ...
1 day ago

road biking

Ride it into Charlevoix for lunch/ect. that's a fun town. as for the trail paved and hills some can be challenging. only draw back is it doesn't hug the lake as much as it appears to on the map.

on Ludington Canoe Pathway
3 days ago

canoeing

Great canoe variety. Lost lake for calm waters. Hamlin Lake for scenery. Big Sable River for floating.

on Stony Creek Metropark Tra...
3 days ago

mountain biking

Alright for mountain bikes

on The Manistee River Trail
3 days ago

backpacking

Overall a nice trail. The 20+miles Manistee River Trail (MRT) – North Country Trail (NCT) loop can be easily covered in two days. MRT is more scenic with abundant views of the river, but NCT part gives you a good workout and, on the north link portion, close to the wooden foot bridge, there is a flat bank area where you can take a swim in the river.

on River Bends Mountain Bike...
3 days ago

mountain biking

Good for beginners

on Bloomer Park MTB Trail
3 days ago

Sweet trails good for beginners

on Potawatomi Trail
4 days ago

hiking

I day hiked the 17.7 mile loop on Sunday, 14th of August, going counter-clock , as the bikers go clockwise. There were very few hikers, but lots of bikers.
The good:
- It’s a loop! You can park at different locations, and get back (I started at Hankerd Rd)
- Nice shade - mostly through woods and some lake banks. Not muddy, as it has sandy soil.
- Moderate workout (not recommended the whole hike in a day for beginners)
- Has a nice backcountry camping site near Blind lake (you can take a swim there during summer); sites can be reserved and paid online. https://www.midnrreservations.com/PinckneyRecreationArea%2fBlindLake%3fList

The not so good:
- Lots of poison ivy an trail sides (wear long pants, or long socks);
- Too many bikers share the trail make and it easy to get into a collision… probably during the week is somewhat different.

on The Manistee River Trail
4 days ago

camping

It was a fun hike and would do it again. A lot of up and downs....

on The Manistee River Trail
4 days ago

hiking

Beautiful

on River Bends Mountain Bike...
4 days ago

Great for beginners and fun for experienced!!!

on Aman Park
5 days ago

No bikes, the trails are wide I don't understand why no bikes here it would be a perfect place for them.

on Deep Lake Trail
6 days ago

hiking

This is just OK. It's not off-the-beaten-path, meaning too close to some roads and constant noise of traffic. It is not well marked and those caring for it use a bit too much sand to fill in wet areas (for the mountain bikers, I presume). I did find a path, marked on the trail but not on this map, that does go along the east edge of Deep Lake - this part is at least scenic.