Michigan ATV Trails and Maps

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Length
Surfaces
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Alpena to Hillman Trail

22 mi
State: MI
Ballast, Cinder, Dirt

Beaver Pete's Trail

20 mi
State: MI
Ballast

Bergland to Sidnaw Rail-Trail

43.5 mi
State: MI
Ballast, Dirt

Bill Nicholls Trail

41.5 mi
State: MI
Ballast, Dirt, Gravel, Sand

Escanaba to Hermansville Rail-Trail

25.5 mi
State: MI
Crushed Stone

Haywire Grade Trail

33 mi
State: MI
Ballast, Cinder, Dirt, Sand

Iron Ore Heritage Trail

47 mi
State: MI
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt

Ontonagon to Rockland Trail

13.02 mi
State: MI
Dirt

Peshekee to Clowry Rail-Trail

6.1 mi
State: MI
Ballast, Cinder, Dirt, Gravel
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The scenic Alpena to Hillman Trail runs for 22 miles across northern Michigan on a former railroad corridor. The surface is largely improved, so the trail is popular with hikers and mountain bikers,...
MI 22 mi Ballast, Cinder, Dirt
Beaver Pete's Trail follows portions of an old railroad corridor in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The trail is popular in winter with snowmobilers. For more information, contact the city of Iron...
MI 20 mi Ballast
There’s no need to hold your breath along the Bergland to Sidnaw Rail-Trail while teetering across steep land bridges or crossing the impressive trestles that tower over streams and rivers because the...
MI 43.5 mi Ballast, Dirt
The Bill Nicholls Trail wanders for 41 miles through the Upper Peninsula’s scenic Copper Country, where visitors can spot wildlife and see remnants of the copper mining that flourished for more than...
MI 41.5 mi Ballast, Dirt, Gravel, Sand
The Escanaba to Hermansville Rail-Trail runs 25 miles in Michigan's Upper Peninsula following the former Soo Line Railroad built in 1901. The multi-purpose trail can be used by hikers, mountain...
MI 25.5 mi Crushed Stone
Opened in 1970, the Haywire Trail was the first rail-trail in Michigan; it follows the former Manistique and Lake Superior Railroad. The multi-use pathway is primarily used by ATV riders in summer and...
MI 33 mi Ballast, Cinder, Dirt, Sand
The Iron Ore Heritage Trail traverses 47 miles across the Marquette Iron Range in Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula. The rail-trail, which was designated as a National Recreation Trail in 2018,...
MI 47 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt
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...
MI 60 mi Ballast
The Ontonagon to Rockland Trail is an unpaved multi-use trail along a former railroad corridor. It starts in Ontonagon, a town on Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The trail crosses...
MI 13.02 mi Dirt
The Peshekee to Clowry Rail-Trail is straight and flat, following an old railroad grade that parallels Ida Road north of the town of Champion. The trail crosses the Escanaba River in several places as...
MI 6.1 mi Ballast, Cinder, Dirt, Gravel

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Recent Trail Reviews

Matthaei Botanical Gardens Trail

Quick Ride or Run.

July, 2020 by geoneus

This is one of my favorite trails to do a quick speedy bike ride or run. Very private usually only a handful of people walking. Connects to The botanical gardens trails at the end. Very smooth trail and lots of curves

Paint Creek Trail (MI)

Way Too Busy

July, 2020 by mdietrich44

Had heard amazing things about this trail, but it was WAY too busy and there were too many people, as well as lack of trail etiquette. The trail and scenery itself is stunning, limestone is fine, but a dog laid down in the middle of our bike path, people walking three abreast, etc. There were so many people on the trail, I felt I should be wearing a mask.

Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trail (TART)

Great Trail!!!

July, 2020 by tkachuk17

Very smooth, scenic trail which leads into TC downtown area going w/b.

Accordion

Lakeshore Connector Path

Tunnel Park to Kirk Park and back - beaches were lovely!

July, 2020 by deehealey

Started at Tunnel Park and rode approx 11 miles north to Kirk Park. Enjoyed a packed lunch and a little time on the beach. Then turned around and came back.

Note that the trail is a more akin to a sidewalk along a residential street. We rode mountain bikes on the path, but every person on a road bike opted for the road. The trail was pretty hilly, especially between Port Sheldon and Coswell street. The bridge over Coswell street does not have a dedicated/separate bike path so we walked our bikes on the shoulder. It was a little unnerving so on return trip, routed through a residential neighborhood to avoid the bridge.

Both parks had restrooms, vending machines, bike racks, and beach access and made for very nice starting and stopping points.

Clam River Greenway

Not a one star

July, 2020 by lcebula

Okay, it’s not the hike to Speery Chalet in Glacier, but it’s not a one. Some parts are green and lush, and others are walking through some of the more run down parts of Cadillac. It was a nice walk, good exercise, and some areas very nice. I would recommend an out and back to occupy an afternoon. I don’t believe I would suggest you drive a hundred miles to get to it, but if you are already in Cadillac (I was), it’s worth the hoof.

North Central State Trail

Trail is in great shape

July, 2020 by utahfoto

Rode from Mackinaw City to Wolverine. All miles are odometer from Mackinaw City trail head, Cheboygan = 16.2 (water and restrooms at trail head), Topinabee = 28.5 (water and restrooms at trail head), Indian River = 34 (I think I saw restrooms, but I'm not sure since I didn't stop), Wolverine = 44 miles. Nice river and lake views, occasional creek and or babbling brooks. Plenty of places to eat and drink along the way. Last year I did the section from Waters, up thru Gaylord on onto Wolverine so with today's ride, I completed the trail. There is a good bit of shade in the MC to Cheboygan section and not much shade from Indian River to Wolverine. It was 92 degrees towards the end of my ride.

ITC Corridor Trail (Novi)

ITC Trail

July, 2020 by james p

I have ridden this trail a couple days in a row now. It’s very smooth and the scenery is varied enough to keep your interest. There is a small section at 9 mile that you have to make a little jog, but it’s more than passable. There is a pavilion at ITC Park with bathrooms and shade for those hot days. All rider abilities can do this trail because it’s very flat.

Western Gateway Trail

Early Morning Ride

July, 2020 by ttschida65

Great trail, little change in elevation, paved and well maintained. Some great views of the Goegbic Range from the bridges on the trail.

North Central State Trail

Cheboygan to Indian River

July, 2020 by susan.schnell

Very nice flat trail. 17.5 mi. Trees on both sides made for a mostly shaded trail. The first and last part was along farms and wooded areas. In the middle was along beautiful Lake Mullet. There were many pretty flowers. I enjoyed looking at the lake houses and cottages as well. A great ride.

Macomb Orchard Trail

Great Trail

July, 2020 by kdnewcomer

Hands down the nicest trail we have ridden. Nicely paved, flat, and well shaded in many areas. All 23 miles of this trail are well maintained.

Mike Levine Lakelands Trail State Park

from Hawkins Rd

July, 2020 by spring.stafford.7

My husband and I went bike riding on this section of trail on July 4th 2020. Very nice, has shady areas and we did not have any issues with bugs though we did go early. Are horses allowed on this section of the trail as I ride on the section from Stockbridge to Gregory but the Hawkins staging is closer for me.

William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail State Park

Fun and easy trail

July, 2020 by travylcouple

The Hart- Montague Bike Trail is one of the first Rail to Trails in Michigan. This 22 mile trail takes you through the scenic country side with produce and dairy farms. We are loving the shade provided by the trees, passing cows and seeing the cherry tree orchards. . A nice midway stop would be the Country Dairy Farm in New Era which has working Dairy farm tours, restaurant, takeout, local specialities and homemade ice cream. . If camping near the trail is your style- you have John Gurney Park Campground in Hart Michigan (we stayed here) and Trailway Campground (City Campground) in Montague on each end of the trail. There are also more upscale Rv camping options in nearby Silver Lake but that area is not real close to the bike trail. . This is a great trail to ride for a short stopover or for a single night stay. We found the Trailhead hard to find so if you are in Hart, MI there is easy to find Trailhead access next to Hansen’s Grocery store. . Check out The Silver Lake Sand Dunes area if you want more fun things to do in this area.

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