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Best trails in Ann Arbor

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Looking for a great trail near Ann Arbor, Michigan? AllTrails has 26 great hiking trails, running trails, walking 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Maybury State Park or Sterling State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Pinckney Recreation Area or Highland State Recreation Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 23 easy trails in Ann Arbor ranging from 0.7 to 5.9 miles and from 751 to 1,036 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Ann Arbor
Top trails (26)
#1 - Bird Hills Trail
Bird Hills Nature Area
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
Bird Hills Trail is a 4.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Ann Arbor, Michigan that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best Show more
#2 - Nichols Arboretum Loop Trail
Nichols Arboretum
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
Nichols Arboretum Loop Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ann Arbor, Michigan that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#3 - Ann Arbor Ramble Trail
Gallup Lake Park
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 24 m
Ann Arbor Ramble Trail is a 5.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Ann Arbor, Michigan that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
#4 - Marshall-Freeman Red-Yellow Loop
Marshall Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
The Marshall Nature Area trail links to Washtenaw County's Freeman Preserve trails, making for a nice walk. The two combine to offer a little-used, short walk in the woods and some nice solitude. TrShow more
#5 - Bird Hills Nature Area Loop
Bird Hills Nature Area
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
NOTE: This trail is in a nature area which is considered private property. It can still be accessed by the public. Show more
#6 - Lillie Park South Trails Loop
Lillie Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
The south trails at Lillie Park offer nice bird viewing and a little bit of woods. With the various cutoffs available, it is easy to make a visit into an easy 3-mile or more hike without much retraciShow more
#7 - Saginaw Forest Loop
University of Michigan Saginaw Forest
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 55 m
The University of Michigan Saginaw Forest is an 80-acre woods with over 3 miles of trails and Third Sister Lake. The trails are easy, with quite limited elevation gain. Some of the trails are dirt rShow more
#8 - Matthaei Botanical Gardens Trails
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 40 m
Matthaei Botanical Gardens Trails is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ann Arbor, Michigan that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is prShow more
#9 - Scio Woods Loop
Scio Woods Preserve
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 55 m
Scio Woods Loop is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ann Arbor, Michigan that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used forShow more
#10 - Furstenberg Nature Area and Gallup Park Trail Loop
Furstenberg Park, Ann Arbor
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
Furstenberg Nature Area and Gallup Park Trail Loop is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ann Arbor, Michigan that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offerShow more
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