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