Best paved trails in Michigan

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Explore the most popular paved trails in Michigan with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of paved trails in Michigan
Top trails (95)
#1 - Kent Lake Loop
Kensington Metropolitan Park
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Length: 8.5 mi • Est. 3 h 37 m
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#2 - Lake Leota Trail
Millennium Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
A pleasant, paved stroll through peaceful meadows around a lake with beach access. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved, smooth, and typically at least eight feet wide. It is mostly gentle (estimated under 5% grade). Most wheelchair and stroller users will find this trail navigable.Show more
#3 - Mackinac Island Outer Loop
Mackinac Island State Park
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Length: 8.0 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
In addition to the biking/walking trail around the island, there are many great paths and trails venturing into the island. The forests provide beautiful cover, the old Fort Holmes battlements are partially preserved and you can see how one would have defended the island from this highest point. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved, smooth, and typically at least eight feet wide. The estimated grade is gentle (all 3% or less) so most wheelchair and stroller users will likely be able to traverse this trail.Show more
#4 - Roselle Park Paved Trail Loop
Roselle Park, Ada, MI
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
Roselle Park is a 240-acre plus nature preserve located at 1010 Grand River Drive NE. The park was formerly home to the Ada Beef Company, and today features natural and restored beauty. The main trail to the river is paved, shaded, and features a river overlook and canoe landing along the Grand River frontage. The park features the Woodrick Memorial wetland observation deck, silo observation deck (open during special events), silo climbing wall, restored natural streams and waterways, restored vegetation, natural-themed park climbing equipment and a silo climbing wall, picnic tables, and portable restrooms. Additional natural trails wind through wetlands, prairies, and forests--providing good opportunities to view wildlife and migrating birds. Accessibility: The main trail surface is paved and typically at least five feet wide. The grade is flat (all estimated 1% or less) so most wheelchair and stroller users will likely be able to navigate this trail.Show more
#5 - Ann Arbor Ramble Trail
Gallup Lake Park
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 24 m
#6 - Reeds Lake Trail
Remington Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
Lovely woods, smooth cement trails, nice neighborhoods, piers, and boardwalk all in one route. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved and typically at least five feet wide. The grade is mostly gentle with a couple of steep sections (all estimated under 5% except for two 8% sections).Show more
#7 - Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 23 m
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#8 - Kent Trail
Grandville, Michigan
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 4 h 17 m
A lovely, well-maintained, paved multi-use trail with a few road crossings. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved, smooth, and typically at least six feet wide. The grade is mostly gentle (all estimated under 5%) so most wheelchair and stroller users will likely be able to traverse this trail.Show more
#9 - Maybury State Park Paved Trail
Maybury State Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
A pleasant hilly trail through the woods and by some ponds, popular for biking and walking. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved and typically at least six feet wide. Users have reported most of the pavement is smooth. The grade is mostly gentle all estimated under 5% except for a steep section (8-12%) at about 1.9 miles where assistance may be needed. Show more
#10 - Red Oaks Nature Center
Red Oaks County Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 29 m
An easy paved wooded trail, well-maintained with good signage and access to a Nature Center. The trails are open all year and the Center has regular hours and events. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved and typically at least six feet wide. The grade is gentle (all estimated 2% or less) so most wheelchair/mobility equipment or stroller users will likely find this trail navigable. Show more
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