Mecosta, Michigan (MI) Trails & Maps

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  • Bass River Recreation Area

    State: MI
    Length: 8 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Bass River Recreation Area is an 1,100 acre site in central Ottawa County. There are two trail loops, one entirely on the south side of the road and one starting on the north side and ending on the south side. The south loop is very tight, ...
  • Big M Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 18.6 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass, Sand

    The Big M Trail in Manistee National Forest is a cross-country ski trail and a mountain bike trail. There are actually four segments, each with varying levels of difficulty, from easiest to most difficult. The trail system winds through forests ...
  • Chippewa Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 4.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 Tridge ...
  • Fred Meijer Flat River Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 6.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Fred Meijer Flat River Trail connects 2 mountain bike trails and 5 city parks in Greenville. The trail follows the winding Flat River, offering scenic views and incorporating forest and wetlands. Trail users can access parks, Community Center ...
  • Fred Meijer Flat River Valley Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 22 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt

    The unimproved Fred Meijer Flat River Valley Rail Trail links the cities of Lowell, Belding and Greenville in Kent, Ionia and Montcalm counties, respectively. While plans call for the eventual improvement of the trail, the former railroad corridor, ...
  • Fred Meijer Grand River Valley Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 16 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Ballast, Crushed Stone

    The Fred Meijer Grand River Valley Rail Trail is one component of a network of trails in mid-west Michigan that, when complete, will stretch 125 miles from Alma to Owosso. The trails are named after Fred Meijer, the grocery magnate and philanthropist ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 5.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail is the last trail of a dozen trails in western Michigan to be named after philanthropist and Rail-Trail Champion Fred Meijer. When complete, the trail will be an important connector between two long-distance ...
  • Grand River Edges (Grand Rapids Bridge)

    State: MI
    Length: 5.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Grand River Edges Trail runs in loops on the east and west banks of the Grand River near downtown Grand Rapids. At the south end, the trail crosses back and forth over the river via pedestrian bridges, linking many city attractions, including ...
  • Ionia Recreation Area (Sessions Lake)

    State: MI
    Length: 12.2 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Ionia Recreation Area has rolling hills, open meadows, forested ridges, a deep lake nestled in the hills and a river winding through woods and fields. In terms of mountain biking, the trail consists of 3 loops: 2 green loops, and a brown ...
  • Irons Area Tourist Association Snowmobile Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 60 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    The Irons Area Tourist Association maintains 60 miles of groomed trails for snowmobiles and ATVs in the Manistee National Forest. For more information, contact the tourist association or the national forest.
  • Midland-Mackinac Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 210 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass

    The Midland to Mackinac Trail, an ancient 210-mile Indian footpath, has been restored by members of the Boy Scouts' Auburn-based Lake Huron Area Council No. 265 and other volunteers. A trail reopening and dedication were held in the Spring of ...
  • Musketawa Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 25-mile Musketawa Trail provides a patchwork of scenery from Muskegon to Marne, neatly divided by its four trailheads. From west to east the trailheads are in Muskegon at Broadway and in Ravenna, Conklin and Marne. Grand Rapids is only 4 ...
  • Nordhouse Dunes Trail System

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass

    Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Area provides a unique opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Located along Lake Michigan, this area encompasses 3,450 acres. Most dunes are 3,500 to 4,000 years old and some are as high ...
  • North Country National Scenic Trail - Baldwin

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Threading its way across our landscape, the North Country National Scenic Trail (NST) links outstanding scenic, natural, recreational, historic, and cultural areas in seven of our northern States--New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, ...
  • North Country National Scenic Trail - Manistee Ranger Dist.

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 43 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Threading its way across our landscape, the North Country National Scenic Trail (NST) links outstanding scenic, natural, recreational, historic, and cultural areas in seven of our northern States--New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, ...
  • North Country National Scenic Trail - White Cloud

    State: MI
    Length: 0.3 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Threading its way across our landscape, the North Country National Scenic Trail (NST) links outstanding scenic, natural, recreational, historic, and cultural areas in seven of our northern States--New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wellston Area Tourist Association Snowmobile Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 64 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    The Wellston Area Tourist Association maintains about 64 miles of groomed trails for snowmobiling in the Manistee–Huron National Forest. For more information and maps, contact the Tourist Association.
  • White Pine Trail State Park

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 92.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Ballast, Crushed Stone, Gravel

    The White Pine Trail is Michigan's longest rail-trail, following the former Grand Rapids and Indiana rail bed for 93.5 miles through five counties. This massive trail showcases a variety of landscapes, from swamps to forests to open farmland, ...
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