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Michigan National Recreation Trails

The newest NRTs in Michigan:

NRTBrowse all National Recreation Trails in Michigan: There are 671.10 miles of NRTs in Michigan and 29 trails!

Visit Michigan's "Featured" National Recreational Trails for the most recently designated trail(s)

Visit the National Recreation Trails website to learn more about the NRT program and access over 1,200 NRTs from across the country


Michigan Bicycling and Mountain Biking


    Guide to Michigan's Multi-Use Trail Network includes maps and photos of paved and unpaved bike trails:

    Michigan Mountain Biking Association has trail descriptions and events:

    UP Michigan Trails has bike trail maps by county in the Upper Penninsula:

Michigan Equestrian Trails


    UP Michigan Trails has horse trail maps by county in the Upper Penninsula:

    Waterloo Horsemen's Association maintains the horse campground and horse trail system at Waterloo Recreation Area:


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Michigan Greenways and Community Trails


Michigan Hiking Trails


Michigan Long-Distance Trails


Michigan Off-Highway Vehicle Trails


    UP Michigan Trails has motorized trail maps by county in the Upper Penninsula:

Michigan Rail Trails and Canal Trails


Michigan Snow Trails



Michigan Waterway and Boating Trails


    Blueways of St. Clair provides water access points, pictures, maps, and descriptions of 16 different paddling routes as well as greenway trails:

    Chippewa River Water Trail begins near Barryton (Mecosta County), MI and ends at the mouth entering the Tittabawassee River in Midland, MI: download map (pdf 4.5 mb)

    Pine River Canoe Trail from Lumberjack Park to Midland, managed by Gratiot County Parks and Recreation: download map (pdf 950 kb)


Michigan Statewide Trails and Resources


Michigan State Trails Program


Michigan Outdoor Recreation




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