Best trails in Ottawa National Forest, Michigan

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Looking for a great trail in Ottawa National Forest, Michigan? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, forest trails, river trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 9 easy trails in Ottawa National Forest ranging from 1.3 to 6.9 miles and from 633 to 1,850 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Black River Waterfalls
Ottawa National Forest
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 14 m
#2 - Cascade Falls Trail
Ottawa National Forest
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Length: 2.0 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
#3 - Potawatomi Falls and Gorge Falls Loop
Ottawa National Forest
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 14 m
#4 - O Kun de Kun Falls Loop
Ottawa National Forest
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
#5 - Black River to Rainbow Falls
Ottawa National Forest
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 39 m
#6 - North Country Trail, Algonquin Falls and Great Conglomerate
Ottawa National Forest
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
This is a 6mi hike along the Black River in a National forest near Lake Superior. The trail is well marked and well maintained. Most of the hike is in a forest with a high canopy and along the river with numerous falls and rapids. It’s a serene and enjoyable hike. Show more
#7 - Great Conglomerate Falls to Gorge Falls
Ottawa National Forest
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h
#8 - Sandstone Falls Trail
Ottawa National Forest
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 12 m
#9 - Trap Hills Traverse
Ottawa National Forest
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 16 m
#10 - Kakabika Falls
Ottawa National Forest
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 11 m
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