Horner-McLaughlin Woods Loop

EASY 2 reviews

Horner-McLaughlin Woods Loop is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Ann Arbor, Michigan that features a great forest setting. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
75 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

hiking

forest

This is a very short hike comprised of a small loop in Ann Arbor's Goodrich Preserve and another small loop in UM's Horner-McLaughlin woods. There is a small lookout point overlooking the bog swamp in Goodrich Preserve. Minimal elevation changes, lots of shade in summer.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

The low rating is primarily due to the short distance and constant traffic noise from M-14. The trail is well maintained in both the Washtenaw County and UM parts. Hopefully UM will someday allow the Horner-McLaughlin loop to be extended farther into the woods, ideally around to the southwest corner of the woods and linked to the Freeman Preserve/Marshall Nature area trail.