Below is a list to help you cycle Michigan safely. We will start from the southern part of the state and work up to the northern areas.
We have included addresses and phone numbers for you. Call ahead for the hours and special activities some of the parks offer. Have fun while you cycle Michigan!
Michigan Bike Trails
Harbert Road Nature Preserve A 90 acre preserve for hiking, biking and birding. Open from sunrise to sunset. Harbert, Michigan 49115 269.469.1676
Warren Dunes State Park With dunes reaching as high as 240 feet, this will be a challenging trek. Many scenic and wooded areas which can lead you to the beach. 12032 Red Arrow Highway Sawyer, Michigan 49125 269.426.4013
Grand Mere Nature Trail 1000 acres of undeveloped woods and sand dunes. This trail is dog-friendly. You will find 985 acres of trails. Thornton Drive Stevensville, Michigan 49127 269.426.4013
Van Buren State Park A beautiful park with 14 miles of trails for hiking/biking.
Kal-Haven Trail State Park The trailhead from this park will take you on a crushed limestone path (34 miles) that connects South Haven to Kalamazoo. It includes wooded areas and streams. There are two bridges, one which is a covered bridge. Great for biking. Baily Street South Haven, Michigan 49090 269-674-8011
Pigeon Creek Park This park offers 10 miles of hiking/biking trails. 12524 Stanton West Olive, Michigan 49460 616-738-9531
Ludington State Park This state park has 5,300 acres with frontage on Lake Michigan. 18 miles of hiking/biking trails. M-116 Ludington, Michigan 49431 231-843-2423
Musketawa Trail A 26 mile trail between Muskegon and Mame. Along this trail you will see farmlands and wetlands, and going over creeks and through villages. Open four seasons for hiking and biking. Muskegon, Michigan
Muskegon State Park A pretty park with 12 miles of marked hiking trails. 3560 Memorial Drive North Muskegon, Michigan 49445 231-744-3480
Manistee Arboretum Trail A short but scenic trail with a small waterfall. Bosshem Road Manistee, Michigan 49660 231-723-2211
Pentwater Pathways A great place for hiking and biking. It offers beginner to advanced trails. The trail system includes 4 loops totalling 15 miles. Heavily wooded with rolling hills. Mears, Michigan 49436 231-873-5247
Leelanau Trail The Leelanau Trail connects Traverse City and Sutton's Bay. Along this 15 mile trail you will find rolling hills, thick forests and many streams and lakes. There are 4 separate Michigan bike trails: Leelanau Trail - 15 mile trail Boardman Trail - 2 mile trail TART Trail - 10 miles of paved trail Vasa Pathway - 16.7 mile trail located in the beauty of Pere Marquette State Forest The trails include easy to challenging. Traverse City, Michigan 49685 231-941-4300
Lake Ann Pathway - Chain of Lakes There are two different loops. The most challenging is 3.5 miles with shortcut options to choose from. You'll pass 3 lakes and challenging hills. The second and easier trail is 1.8 miles. For biking also. Reynolds Road Lake Ann, Michigan 49643 231-922-5280
Top of Michigan Trails Council This includes a network of trails for hiking, biking and in-line skating. Many scenic trails in Alpena, Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet, Ostego(sp) and Presque Isle. Check out their website at: Check out their website 445 E. Mitchell Petosky, Michigan 49770 231-348-8280
Sand Lake Quiet Area 10 miles of hiking and biking around many scenic small lakes. Hiker trailhead is located at Guernsey (sp) Lake State Forest Campgroung Pere Marquette State Forest Island Lake Road and Campground Road Kalkaska, Michigan 49646 231-922-5280
Springbrook Pathway A flat to hilly terrain with a 5 mile trail for hiking and biking. Mackinaw State Forest Boyne, Falls, Michigan 989-732-3541 (8 miles NE of Boyne Falls)
Mackinac Island It's 8 miles of fairly flat surface around the island. On M-185 "highway". There is/are? 70 miles of trails and paths in and around the island. The inland trails have a more difficult terrain. You will find bike rentals there,for $5.00 per hour, or you may bring your own bike. There is a charge for your bike on the ferry ride to the island.Michigan Bike Trails ... Have A Blast!