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4,859 mi 7,820 km of trail 41 Featured Hikes

Gems 8 Gems Easy Trails 735 Trails Intermediate Trails 171 Trails Hard Trails 31 Trails
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gem Favorite Chapel Rock is equally if not more beautiful in the winter.

Chapel Rock

(7) Munising, MI
gem Favorite Dwarfed by the trees.

Warren Woods Galien River Overlook

(2) Three Oaks, MI
gem Favorite The 410-acre Humbug Marsh Unit contains the last mile of nature shoreline along the U.S. Mainland portion of the Detroit River

Last Old Growth Forest on the Detroit River

(1) Gibraltar, MI
gem Favorite Wide shot from the highest point after the dune climb.

Sleeping Bear Dunes

(8) Beulah, MI
gem Favorite Scoville Point offers a beautiful view looking north.

Scoville Point

(6) Isle Ro…, MI
gem Favorite Rock Harbor Lighthouse is beautiful viewed from the water on the Ranger III ferry.

Rock Harbor Lighthouse and Edisen Fishery

(6) Isle Ro…, MI
gem Favorite Looking downriver from the Brink platform.

Tahquamenon Falls

(7) Newberry, MI
gem Favorite Mosquito Falls

Mosquito Falls

(9) Munising, MI

Featured Hikes in Michigan - 41

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Favorite A working water pump!
Intermediate

Potawatomi Trail

17.5 mi 28.1 km • Point to Point • 787 ft Ascent 239.94 m Ascent

(37) Pinckney, MI
Favorite Chapel Rock is equally if not more beautiful in the winter.
Intermediate

Chapel Loop

10.6 mi 17.1 km • Loop • 763 ft Ascent 232.47 m Ascent

(27) Munising, MI
Favorite The Big Carp River.
Intermediate/Difficult

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Loop

21.2 mi 34.1 km • Point to Point • 1,463 ft Ascent 445.88 m Ascent

(11) Ontonagon, MI
Favorite Wide shot from the highest point after the dune climb.
Intermediate/Difficult

Dunes Trail

3.7 mi 6.0 km • Loop • 454 ft Ascent 138.29 m Ascent

(9) Beulah, MI
Favorite The Milky Way from the shore of Lake Michigan on North Manitou Island!
Easy/Intermediate

Northern Loop

14.2 mi 22.9 km • Loop • 649 ft Ascent 197.92 m Ascent

(4) Leland, MI
Favorite Lake Superior from the Minong Ridge Trail
Difficult

Minong Ridge Traverse

29.2 mi 47.0 km • Point to Point • 2,256 ft Ascent 687.69 m Ascent

(7) Isle Ro…, MI
Favorite Sunrise over Rock Harbor.
Intermediate

Greenstone Ridge

40.2 mi 64.7 km • Point to Point • 2,451 ft Ascent 747.19 m Ascent

(10) Isle Ro…, MI
Favorite Rainy meadow
Intermediate

Siedman Park Outside Loop

4.5 mi 7.2 km • Loop • 523 ft Ascent 159.37 m Ascent

(4) Forest…, MI

Trails in Michigan - 896

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12.0 mi 19.3 km #1Mansitee River Trail
Intermediate
Manton, MI
Intermediate
12.0 mi 19.3 km Manton, MI 43 
3.8 mi 6.2 km #2Escarpment Trail
Intermediate
Ontonagon, MI
Intermediate
3.8 mi 6.2 km Ontonagon, MI 10 
40.2 mi 64.7 km #3Greenstone Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
40.2 mi 64.7 km Isle Royale, MI
4.3 mi 6.9 km #4North Mirror Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Ontonagon, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
4.3 mi 6.9 km Ontonagon, MI
5.1 mi 8.1 km #5Hickory Ridge Hike & Ski Trail
Easy/Intermediate
South Lyon, MI
Easy/Intermediate
5.1 mi 8.1 km South Lyon, MI 14 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #6Bare Bluff Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Copper Harbor, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Copper Harbor, MI
182.3 mi 293.4 km #7NCT: MI Segment 2 - Central UP
Intermediate
L'Anse, MI
Intermediate
182.3 mi 293.4 km L'Anse, MI
2.9 mi 4.6 km #8West Huginnin Cove Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Isle Royale, MI
4.1 mi 6.6 km #9Jailhouse Trail
Intermediate
Ithaca, MI
Intermediate
4.1 mi 6.6 km Ithaca, MI
1.1 mi 1.7 km #10Scenic Bluff Trail
Intermediate
Leland, MI
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Leland, MI
7.3 mi 11.7 km #11Orange Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Adrian, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
7.3 mi 11.7 km Adrian, MI
0.9 mi 1.5 km #12Beech Tree Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Okemos, MI
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Okemos, MI
2.1 mi 3.3 km #13Rouge Park Mountain Bike and Hiking Hybrid Trail
Intermediate
Dearborn Heights, MI
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.3 km Dearborn Heights, MI
33.7 mi 54.3 km #14I-275 Metro Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Novi, MI
Easy/Intermediate
33.7 mi 54.3 km Novi, MI
11.4 mi 18.3 km #15Wakazoo Trail (aka Northwest Trail)
Easy/Intermediate
Allegan, MI
Easy/Intermediate
11.4 mi 18.3 km Allegan, MI
0.6 mi 0.9 km #16Stone Bridge Nature Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Dearborn Heights, MI
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Dearborn Heights, MI
1.5 mi 2.5 km #17Mount Ojibway Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Isle Royale, MI
23.8 mi 38.4 km #18Downriver Linked Greenways East-West Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Romulus, MI
Easy/Intermediate
23.8 mi 38.4 km Romulus, MI
17.5 mi 28.1 km #19Leelanau Trail
Easy
Leland, MI
Easy
17.5 mi 28.1 km Leland, MI
4.2 mi 6.7 km #20Advanced Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Lakewood Club, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
4.2 mi 6.7 km Lakewood Club, MI

Photos of Michigan - 408

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The Milky Way from the shore of Lake Michigan on North Manitou Island!
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
The Milky Way from the shore of Lake Michigan on North Manitou Island!
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
Great sunset on the beach!
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
Sunrise over Rock Harbor.
Jan 16, 2017 near Isle Ro…, MI
Bluffs along the Manistee River Trail.
Aug 13, 2016 near Cadillac, MI
The Big Carp River.
May 28, 2015 near Ontonagon, MI
Enjoy beautiful fall colors at Lake of the Clouds.
Feb 17, 2017 near Ontonagon, MI
Rock Harbor
May 21, 2015 near Isle Ro…, MI

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