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Gems in Western Michigan - 1

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gem Favorite Dwarfed by the trees.

Warren Woods Galien River Overlook

(2) Three Oaks, MI

Recommended Routes in Western Michigan - 24

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Favorite Rainy meadow
Intermediate

Seidman Park Outside Loop

4.5 mi 7.2 km 523' Up 159.37 m Up 530' Down 161.5 m Down

Forest…, MI
Favorite Dwarfed by the trees.
Easy

Warren Woods

1.6 mi 2.6 km 54' Up 16.46 m Up 54' Down 16.42 m Down

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

Luton Park

8.5 mi 13.7 km 810' Up 246.76 m Up 812' Down 247.64 m Down

Rockford, MI
Favorite Pickerel Lake Park - Fred Meijer Nature Preserve" by Rachel Kramer (https://tinyurl.com/tgvrh5p), Flickr licensed under CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)
Intermediate

Pickerel Lake Loop

3.4 mi 5.4 km 444' Up 135.22 m Up 443' Down 135.08 m Down

Rockford, MI
Favorite 08ncTrail_2462" by Michelle Caldwell (https://tinyurl.com/yx2seeha), Flickr licensed by Public Domain, CC0 1.0 (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/)
Intermediate

Graves Overlook Loop

2.0 mi 3.2 km 333' Up 101.55 m Up 331' Down 100.99 m Down

Middlev…, MI
Favorite Rosy Mound" by Caleb Gomer (https://tinyurl.com/ug6zadp), Flickr licensed under CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)
Intermediate

Rosy Mound Hike

2.3 mi 3.7 km 275' Up 83.89 m Up 274' Down 83.52 m Down

Grand H…, MI
Favorite Springtime at Ely Lake at Ely Lake Campground which is a stop-over on the Wakazoo Trail.
Intermediate

Wakazoo Loop

14.5 mi 23.3 km 898' Up 273.59 m Up 898' Down 273.72 m Down

Allegan, MI
Favorite Grand Ravines Suspension Bridge – fall" by Mike Lozon. Courtesy of Ottawa County Parks & Recreation.
Intermediate

Grand Ravines Loop

3.0 mi 4.8 km 138' Up 41.91 m Up 138' Down 42.02 m Down

Allendale, MI
Favorite Resident wildlife at Peace Park." Photo courtesy of Cascade Charter Township.
Intermediate

Peace Park Loop

3.0 mi 4.8 km 399' Up 121.72 m Up 400' Down 121.84 m Down

Forest…, MI

Western Michigan Hiking

  • 1,394 Miles 2,243 Kilometers of Trail
  • 24 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 201 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 86 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Western Michigan - 270

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4.1 mi 6.6 km #1Jailhouse Trail
Intermediate
Ithaca, MI
Intermediate
Ithaca, MI
0.4 mi 0.7 km #2Foot Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Allegan, MI
Easy/Intermediate
Allegan, MI
11.4 mi 18.3 km #3Wakazoo Trail (aka Northwest Trail)
Intermediate
Allegan, MI
Intermediate
Allegan, MI
0.7 mi 1.1 km #4Ridge Trail
Easy
New Buffalo, MI
Easy
New Buffalo, MI
4.2 mi 6.7 km #5Advanced Loop
Difficult
Lakewood Club, MI
Difficult
Lakewood Club, MI
0.7 mi 1.2 km #6Warren Woods Trail
Easy
Three Oaks, MI
Easy
Three Oaks, MI
3.2 mi 5.1 km #7The Matrix
Intermediate
Wolf Lake, MI
Intermediate
Wolf Lake, MI
0.7 mi 1.2 km #8Crooked Lake Loop Trail
Easy
Fennville, MI
Easy
Fennville, MI
3.6 mi 5.8 km #9Deep Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Middleville, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Middleville, MI
1.2 mi 2.0 km #10Yellow Birch Loop
Difficult
Bridgman, MI
Difficult
Bridgman, MI

Photos of Western Michigan - 123

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Grand Ravines Suspension Bridge – fall" by Mike Lozon. Courtesy of Ottawa County Parks & Recreation.
Dec 4, 2019 near Allendale, MI
A Video Tour of Rosy Mound Natural Area.
Oct 21, 2020 near Grand H…, MI
Lakeside trail in fall" by Mike Lozon. Photo courtesy of Ottawa County Parks & Recreation.
Dec 9, 2019 near Ferrysburg, MI
Saugatuck, United States
Apr 7, 2020 near Douglas, MI
Photo courtesy of MI Dept. of Natural Resources. © 2018 State of Michigan
Dec 10, 2019 near Douglas, MI
Hemlock Crossing - Trails in the fall" by Mike Lozon. Photo courtesy of Ottawa County Parks & Recreation.
Dec 9, 2019 near Beechwood, MI
Grand Ravines – Statema Woodland Trail." Courtesy of Ottawa County Parks & Recreation.
Dec 4, 2019 near Allendale, MI
Springtime at Ely Lake at Ely Lake Campground which is a stop-over on the Wakazoo Trail.
Dec 31, 2017 near Fennville, MI