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1,179 mi 1,897 km of trail 4 Featured Hikes

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gem Favorite Dwarfed by the trees.

Warren Woods Galien River Overlook

(2) Three Oaks, MI

Featured Hikes in Western Michigan - 4

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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
Favorite Springtime at Ely Lake at Ely Lake Campground which is a stop-over on the Wakazoo Trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Wakazoo Loop

14.5 mi 23.3 km • Loop • 898 ft Ascent 273.59 m Ascent

(2) Allegan, MI
Favorite Dwarfed by the trees.
Easy

Warren Woods

1.6 mi 2.6 km • Loop • 54 ft Ascent 16.46 m Ascent

(2) Three Oaks, MI
Favorite Red loop, Hurt the Dirt trail race
Intermediate

Luton Park

8.5 mi 13.7 km • Loop • 810 ft Ascent 246.76 m Ascent

(4) Rockford, MI

Trails in Western Michigan - 172

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4.1 mi 6.6 km #1Jailhouse Trail
Intermediate
Ithaca, MI
Intermediate
4.1 mi 6.6 km Ithaca, MI
11.4 mi 18.3 km #2Wakazoo Trail (aka Northwest Trail)
Easy/Intermediate
Allegan, MI
Easy/Intermediate
11.4 mi 18.3 km Allegan, MI
4.2 mi 6.7 km #3Advanced Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Lakewood Club, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
4.2 mi 6.7 km Lakewood Club, MI
0.7 mi 1.2 km #4Warren Woods Trail
Easy
Three Oaks, MI
Easy
0.7 mi 1.2 km Three Oaks, MI
0.7 mi 1.1 km #5Ridge Trail
Easy
New Buffalo, MI
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km New Buffalo, MI
0.7 mi 1.2 km #6Crooked Lake Loop Trail
Easy
Fennville, MI
Easy
0.7 mi 1.2 km Fennville, MI
1.2 mi 2.0 km #7Yellow Birch Loop
Difficult
Bridgman, MI
Difficult
1.2 mi 2.0 km Bridgman, MI
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8Little Tom Swamp Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Fennville, MI
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Fennville, MI
0.8 mi 1.3 km #9Mt Randal Trail
Extremely Difficult
Shorewood-Tower Hills-Harbert, MI
Extremely Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Shorewood-Tower Hills-Harbert, MI
0.4 mi 0.7 km #10Foot Trail
Easy
Allegan, MI
Easy
0.4 mi 0.7 km Allegan, MI
0.3 mi 0.6 km #11Warren Woods River Loop
Easy
Three Oaks, MI
Easy
0.3 mi 0.6 km Three Oaks, MI
143.3 mi 230.7 km #12NCT: MI Segment 6 - West Michigan
Easy
Newaygo, MI
Easy
143.3 mi 230.7 km Newaygo, MI
2.6 mi 4.2 km #13Lost Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
North Muskegon, MI
Easy/Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km North Muskegon, MI
1.6 mi 2.6 km #14Allegan Pine Plains Natural Area Trail
Easy
Fennville, MI
Easy
1.6 mi 2.6 km Fennville, MI
141.6 mi 227.8 km #15NCT: MI Segment 5 - Manistee National Forest
Easy/Intermediate
Manton, MI
Easy/Intermediate
141.6 mi 227.8 km Manton, MI
2.7 mi 4.4 km #16Ken-O-Sha Trail
Intermediate
Kentwood, MI
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.4 km Kentwood, MI
35.2 mi 56.6 km #17Kal-Haven Trail
Easy
Westwood, MI
Easy
35.2 mi 56.6 km Westwood, MI
9.8 mi 15.7 km #18Swan Creek Trail (North and South)
Intermediate
Allegan, MI
Intermediate
9.8 mi 15.7 km Allegan, MI
0.9 mi 1.5 km #19Green Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Rockford, MI
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Rockford, MI
4.9 mi 7.8 km #20Cannonsburg Ski Area Trail
Intermediate
Northview, MI
Intermediate
4.9 mi 7.8 km Northview, MI

Photos of Western Michigan - 45

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Springtime at Ely Lake at Ely Lake Campground which is a stop-over on the Wakazoo Trail.
Dec 31, 2017 near Fennville, MI
Fennville Michigan
Aug 11, 2019 near Fennville, MI
Lady Slipper Trail at Silver Creek Campground in Hamilton, Michigan
Jul 26, 2018 near Allegan, MI
Foot trail at Silver Creek Campground with Silver Creek on the left.
Jul 26, 2018 near Allegan, MI
Late April viewing between the trees at Crooked Lake at a pair of Canada Geese.
Apr 28, 2018 near Fennville, MI
Tree roots are good and bad.  Good to grip feet, but they make the trail a bit of a challenge. East side of North Swan Creek Trail.
Mar 10, 2018 near Allegan, MI
Little Tom Lake in the background.
Jan 27, 2018 near Fennville, MI
Rainy meadow
Jun 9, 2018 near Forest…, MI

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