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283 mi 456 km of trail 7 Featured Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 66 Trails Intermediate Trails 11 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail
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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

Featured Hikes in Detroit Metro - 7

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Favorite The beginning of the trail just after the trailhead.
Easy/Intermediate

Joe Prance Nature Trail and Butterfly Gardens

0.9 mi 1.5 km • Out and Back • 15 ft Ascent 4.52 m Ascent

(3) Dearbor…, MI
Favorite When presented with the choice, take the "hard" option. It's not too challenging and it has a nice coaster-like quality on some steeps.
Intermediate

Mountain Bike Trail

9.7 mi 15.5 km • Loop • 673 ft Ascent 205.23 m Ascent

(5) Waterford, MI
Favorite The Prairie Trail and Butterfly Garden trailhead.
Easy

Prairie Pathway

1.4 mi 2.3 km • Loop • 12 ft Ascent 3.53 m Ascent

(1) Dearbor…, MI
Favorite One of the interesting features on the mountain bike loop
Easy/Intermediate

Maybury State Park

7.3 mi 11.8 km • Out and Back • 433 ft Ascent 131.94 m Ascent

(9) Northville, MI
Favorite Awesome colors in the fall!
Intermediate/Difficult

Highland State Recreation Area

14.7 mi 23.7 km • Loop • 1,030 ft Ascent 313.92 m Ascent

(5) Milford, MI
Favorite Early spring brings new grass to the Green Trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Green Trail

5.0 mi 8.0 km • Loop • 225 ft Ascent 68.59 m Ascent

(4) Milford, MI
Favorite Trees reflect across the Rouge River.
Easy/Intermediate

Ford Field Park

5.5 mi 8.8 km • Loop • 42 ft Ascent 12.79 m Ascent

(5) Dearbor…, MI

Trails in Detroit Metro - 71

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2.1 mi 3.3 km #1Rouge 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 #2I-275 Metro Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Novi, MI
Easy/Intermediate
33.7 mi 54.3 km Novi, MI
0.6 mi 0.9 km #3Stone Bridge Nature Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Dearborn Heights, MI
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Dearborn Heights, MI
23.8 mi 38.4 km #4Downriver Linked Greenways East-West Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Romulus, MI
Easy/Intermediate
23.8 mi 38.4 km Romulus, MI
15.6 mi 25.1 km #5Downriver Linked Greenways Trail
Easy/Intermediate
River Rouge, MI
Easy/Intermediate
15.6 mi 25.1 km River Rouge, MI
1.3 mi 2.1 km #6Green Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Gibraltar, MI
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Gibraltar, MI
0.6 mi 0.9 km #7Orange Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Gibraltar, MI
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Gibraltar, MI
1.5 mi 2.5 km #8Waterfall Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Dearborn Heights, MI
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.5 km Dearborn Heights, MI
3.7 mi 5.9 km #9Paved Bike Path
Easy/Intermediate
Northville, MI
Easy/Intermediate
3.7 mi 5.9 km Northville, MI
5.0 mi 8.1 km #10Mountain Bike Trail
Intermediate
Northville, MI
Intermediate
5.0 mi 8.1 km Northville, MI
24.6 mi 39.5 km #11Macomb Orchard Trail
Easy
Rochester, MI
Easy
24.6 mi 39.5 km Rochester, MI
4.4 mi 7.0 km #12Milford Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Milford, MI
Easy/Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.0 km Milford, MI
0.1 mi 0.2 km #13Butterfly Garden Trail
Easy
Dearborn Heights, MI
Easy
0.1 mi 0.2 km Dearborn Heights, MI
16.2 mi 26.1 km #14Clinton River Trail
Easy
Rochester, MI
Easy
16.2 mi 26.1 km Rochester, MI
1.5 mi 2.4 km #15Tulip Trail
Easy
Westland, MI
Easy
1.5 mi 2.4 km Westland, MI
0.6 mi 1.0 km #16Center Cut Trail
Intermediate
Dearborn Heights, MI
Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Dearborn Heights, MI
0.8 mi 1.3 km #17Fox Trail
Easy
Westland, MI
Easy
0.8 mi 1.3 km Westland, MI
0.5 mi 0.9 km #18Parkway Trail
Intermediate
Dearborn Heights, MI
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.9 km Dearborn Heights, MI
1.2 mi 1.9 km #19Trail 6 to 19
Intermediate
Rochester, MI
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Rochester, MI
0.4 mi 0.6 km #20Bayview Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Gibraltar, MI
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Gibraltar, MI

Photos of Detroit Metro - 54

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Trees reflect across the Rouge River.
Feb 3, 2017 near Dearborn, MI
Stoney Creek Metro Park.
Nov 27, 2016 near Rochester, MI
One of the interesting features on the mountain bike loop
Oct 14, 2015 near Northville, MI
A wooded section of the River Trail at Heritage Park
Jul 6, 2018 near Farming…, MI
The 410-acre Humbug Marsh Unit contains the last mile of nature shoreline along the U.S. Mainland portion of the Detroit River
Jan 29, 2019 near Gibraltar, MI
June day on the MTB loop!
Jul 17, 2018 near Northville, MI
looking up a small hill that the trail goes down.
Dec 6, 2017 near Dearbor…, MI
The beginning of the trail just after the trailhead.
Dec 6, 2017 near Dearbor…, MI

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