Bay City, Michigan (MI) Trails & Maps

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  • Bay County Riverwalk/Railtrail System

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 17.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete

    The Bay County Riverwalk/Railtrail System shows community at its best, offering plenty of sights, sounds and activities along its route through Bay City and its parks, and through the residential and agricultural areas of Portsmouth, Hampton ...
  • Black Creek Nature Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Black Creek Nature Trail begins at the Davison Township Municipal Center and winds its way to the trail system in the City of Davison’s Jack Abernathy Regional Park. Travelers on the trail will enjoy the tree-lined, 1.6-mile route along ...
  • Cass City Walking Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Grass, Gravel

    This short trail through the village of Cass City begins at the Hills and Dales Hospital and follows a linear park to the Cass River, where the trail dead ends. The gravel and grass trail is suitable for walking and offers a covered seating ...
  • Chippewa Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 4.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Chippewa Trail offers a paved 4-mile route from Midland to the Chippewa Nature Center, part of a beautiful 1,200-acre preserve, where you'll find a wildlife viewing area, river overlook and nature-themed programming for kids. From the ...
  • Flint River Trail (MI)

    State: MI
    Length: 17 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Flint River Trail begins near downtown at the University of Michigan-Flint campus and heads north along both sides of the Flint River to Bluebell Beach on the reservoir. Another segment takes you to Stepping Stones Falls. From there, you ...
  • Flint Township Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface:

    This 3 mile trail will eventually connect to Flint to the East and to Swartz Creek to the West.
  • Fred Meijer Heartland Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 41 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The story of the 41-mile Fred Meijer Heartland Trail is one of generosity, dedication and can-do attitudes. Fred and Lena Meijer helped purchase the abandoned corridor in 1994, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy held it for safekeeping and a very active ...
  • George Atkin Jr. Recreational Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 4.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The George Atkin Jr. Recreational Trail winds along scenic Pine Run Creek in the City of Clio. From a hub downtown at Clio Park, the paved trail branches out through the city, providing access to a number of businesses, residences and amenities. The ...
  • Harger Line Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 10.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Harger Line Rail-Trail runs for an arrow-straight 10 miles through farmland in rural Saginaw County. The trail opened in 2008, two years after the underlying Harger Line Railway corridor was acquired by the Michigan Department of Transportation. The ...
  • Linear Park Pathway

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Lapeer’s Linear Park Pathway courses through the city, connecting several parks with residences and businesses. A portion of the trail runs on a former railroad corridor; the same one now home to the Southern Links Trailway farther north. At ...
  • Pere Marquette Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 87.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Ballast, Crushed Stone, Gravel, Sand

    If a trip on the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail leaves you in love with this route, you are not alone. The Pere Marquette is one of the most heavily used trails in Michigan (the section between Midland and Clare), according to a 2002 Michigan State ...
  • Polly Ann Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 34.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Ballast, Crushed Stone

    The Polly Ann Trail is a 34-mile long, non-motorized trail extending north from suburban Detroit on a former Pontiac, Oxford & Northern Railroad corridor. The trail is managed separately by groups in Lapeer County and Oakland County, and the ...
  • Saginaw County to Bay County Connection

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 6.2 miles
    Surface:

    This 6.2 mile corridor will connect the Zilwaukee Pathway to the Saginaw Riverwalk. This will help close a crucial gap in the larger Great Lakes Bay Regional Trail which has been dreamed about for years. Once fully constructed the Regional Trail ...
  • Saginaw Valley Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 10.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Saginaw Valley Rail-Trail is a perfect summer escape, since the foliage-drenched corridor offers respite from the sun. This 10-mile trail edges Saginaw's southern boundary before it heads south to St. Charles. Equestrians follow a parallel path ...
  • Southern Links Trailway

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 10.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Southern Links Trailway is a 10-mile rail-trail that connects the communities of Columbiaville, Otter Lake and Millington in central Michigan. While the trail is paved with smooth asphalt, an adjacent path is offered for equestrian users. Trail ...
  • Tawas Bay Pedestrian and Bike Path

    State: MI
    Length: 10.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Tawas Bay Pedestrian and Bike Path follows both US 23 and the shore of Tawas Bay in northern Michigan. The scenic route, which offers stunning water views at several points along the way, connects the municipalities of Alabaster Township, ...
  • Trolley Line Trail (MI)

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 2.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Trolley Line Trail, which opened in 2009, runs north from the City of Clio to the Saginaw County line at Willard Road in Vienna Township. It is so-named because it occupies a corridor that once saw service from an interurban railroad that ...
  • Vassar Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Vassar Rail Trail weaves through the small community of Vassar, Michigan. The trail segment built on a former railroad corridor is located on the western bank of the Cass River and is perhaps the most scenic stretch. At the end of S. Cass ...
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