The Best Hiking Trails in Michigan

Most Popular Michigan Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in Michigan using our unique hiking trail popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a trail, the number of people who have hiked or wish they could hike at that hiking trail. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite hiking trails by submitting a trail review or creating a hiking wishlist today!

New! Find the best hiking trails by city:
Holly (4), Waterford (3), Lake Orion (3), Gaylord (3), Atlanta (3), Marquette (2)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Ludington State ParkLudington, Michigan
2. Pyramid PointGlen Arbor, Michigan
3. Al SaboKalamazoo, Michigan
4. Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State ParkOntonagon, Michigan
5. Independence OaksClarkston, Michigan
6. Proud Lake Recreation AreaCommerce, Michigan
7. Isle Royale National ParkHoughton, Michigan
8. Fort Custer Recreation AreaAugusta, Michigan
9. Bay de Noc - Grand Island TrailRapid River, Michigan
10. Dodge #4 State ParkWaterford, Michigan
11. Hartwick PinesGrayling, Michigan
12. Big Bear Lake State Forest CampgroundLewiston, Michigan
13. Fort Wilkins Historic State ParkCopper Harbor, Michigan
14. Leelanau State ParkNorthport, Michigan
15. Pictured Rocks National LakeshoreMunising, Michigan
16. Pontiac LakePontiac, Michigan
17. Bald Mountain Recreation AreaLake Orion, Michigan
18. Sleeping Bear Dunes National LakeshoreEmpire, Michigan
19. Seven Lakes State ParkHolly, Michigan
20. Muskegon State ParkNorth Muskegon, Michigan
21. Sterling State ParkMonroe, Michigan
22. Maybury State ParkNorthville, Michigan
23. Metamora- Hadley Recreation AreaLapeer, Michigan
24. Potawatomi trailPinckney, Michigan
25. Bloomer ParkRochester Hills, Michigan
26. Bald Mtn Rec AreaLake Orion, Michigan
27. Holly Recreation AreaHolly, Michigan
28. Hoffmaster State ParkMuskegon, Michigan
29. Pontiac Lake Recreation AreaWaterford, Michigan
30. Novi Tree Farm (Lakeshore Park)Novi, Michigan
31. Yankee SpringsGrand Rapids, Michigan
32. Pine HavenSanford, Michigan
33. Jackson Lake State Forest CampgroundAtlanta, Michigan
34. Clear Lake State ParkAtlanta, Michigan
35. Hart-Montague Trail State ParkHart, Michigan
36. Tahquamenon Falls State ParkParadise, Michigan
37. Tippy Dam Recreation AreaBrethren, Michigan
38. Tomahawk Creek Flooding State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
39. Yankee Springs Recreation AreaMiddleville, Michigan
40. William P. Holiday Forest & Wildlife PreserveDetroit, Michigan
41. Merrell TrailRockford, Michigan
42. Morton-Taylor TrailCanton, Michigan
43. Hewen's CreekYpsilanti, Michigan
44. Island LakeBrighton, Michigan
45. Big MManistee, Michigan
46. Addison OaksLeonard, Michigan
47. Arcadia DunesArcadia, Michigan
48. Brighton Rec AreaBrighton, Michigan
49. Michigan Tech TrailsHoughton, Michigan
50. BurchfieldMason, Michigan
51. Highland RecreationWhite Lake, Michigan
52. Milford TrailMilford, Michigan
53. Duck Lake State ParkNorth Muskegon, Michigan
54. Ambrose Lake State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
55. Bass Lake State Forest CampgroundNewberry, Michigan
56. Big Knob State Forest CampgroundNewberry, Michigan
57. Black Lake Trail CampCadillac, Michigan
58. Bodi Lake State Forest CampgroundTahquamenon Falls State Park, Michigan
59. Carrieville State Forest CampgroundCadillac, Michigan
60. Mio Pond State Forest Campground and Group CampMio, Michigan
61. Ortonville Recreation AreaOrtonville, Michigan
62. Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State ParkCass City, Michigan
63. Spring Lake State Forest CampgroundGrand Haven, Michigan
64. Van Buren State ParkSouth Haven, Michigan
65. Warren Dunes State ParkSawyer, Michigan
66. Orion OaksLake Orion, Michigan
67. Highland OaksHighland, Michigan
68. Rose Oaks ParkHolly, Michigan
69. Waterford OaksWaterford, Michigan
70. Midland City ForestMidland, Michigan
71. Copper Harbor TrailsCopper Harbor, Michigan
72. Edwards CreekGreenville, Michigan
73. Anderson ParkLansing, Michigan
74. Hanson HillsGrayling, Michigan
75. Herritage ParkAdrian, Michigan
76. The East/West River trail, Porcupine MountainsSilver City, Michigan
77. Ella Sharp ParkJackson, Michigan
78. Tk Lawless State ParkVandalia, Michigan
79. South Marquette TrailsMarquette, Michigan
80. Bruno's RunMunising, Michigan
81. Rifle River Recreation AreaRose City, Michigan
82. Ithaca Jailhouse TrailIthaca, Michigan
83. Holdridge Recreation AreaHolly, Michigan
84. Rose LakeBath, Michigan
85. Aspen ParkGaylord, Michigan
86. OwassippiMuskegon, Michigan
87. Vasa Single TrackTraverse City , Michigan
88. Boyne MountainBoyne Falls, Michigan
89. Agate Falls Scenic SiteTrout Creek, Michigan
90. Algonac State ParkMarine City, Michigan
91. East Branch of Fox River State Forest CampgroundSeney, Michigan
92. Aloha State ParkCheboygan, Michigan
93. Anderson Lake West State Forest CampgroundForsyth Township, Michigan
94. Arbutus No. 4 State Forest CampgroundOtisville, Michigan
95. AuSable River State Canoe CampPlattsburgh, Michigan
96. Avery Lake State Forest CampgroundAtlanta, Michigan
97. Baraga State ParkBaraga, Michigan
98. Bass Lake State Forest Campground (Marquette)Marquette, Michigan
99. Baxter Bridge State Forest CampgroundGarfield Charter Township, Michigan
100. Bay City Recreation AreaBay City, Michigan