birding

hiking

walking

nature trips

forest

views

wildlife

mountain biking

trail running

river

wild flowers

lake

camping

cross country skiing

kid friendly

camping
6 days ago

whitewater kayaking
6 days ago

floated a section of this river yesterday, m-37 to Gleason s landing, it took 3.5 hours and was so peaceful

I like to hike the loop, very enjoyable. I've done this hike in every season except winter

I've been hiking this trail for almost twenty years and still love it

whitewater kayaking
6 days ago

one of the best floated I've ever been on. I recommend from Dobson bridge to Low bridge, it's a long float but totally worth it

First time on trail, difficult to follow so we piecemealed our way. Pup loved it

hiking
23 days ago

Great local trail. Can be hard to follow at times, especially when you are new to it. Look for the yellow diamonds. Some have arrows and some do not. Trail intersects some roads and horse trails in spots. Not as hard packed as some MTB trails, but provides a unique challenge. GREAT place to build up riding endurance and strength.

Check out our video of this route at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mm0b0V_1rFg

Amazing! Beautiful riding country! Can't wait to go back!

This was my first visit to Manistee National Forest. A buddy and I made a spur of the moment decision to go. We hiked for about two hours before making camp. From what we saw, the trail was well marked and clean. We had no problems with mosquitos, ticks, or any other bugs. We noticed at night, there was complete silence. No tree frogs croaking or crickets chirping A very peaceful and pleasant overnight trip. Will be visiting again.

Beautiful trail. Started at Red Bridge.