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. Dodge #4 State ParkWaterford, Michigan
9. Leelanau State ParkNorthport, Michigan
10. Fort Custer Recreation AreaAugusta, Michigan
11. Bay de Noc - Grand Island TrailRapid River, Michigan
12. Hartwick PinesGrayling, Michigan
13. Big Bear Lake State Forest CampgroundLewiston, Michigan
14. Fort Wilkins Historic State ParkCopper Harbor, Michigan
15. Pictured Rocks National LakeshoreMunising, Michigan
16. Bald Mountain Recreation AreaLake Orion, Michigan
17. Pontiac LakePontiac, Michigan
18. Seven Lakes State ParkHolly, Michigan
19. Sleeping Bear Dunes National LakeshoreEmpire, Michigan
20. Muskegon State ParkNorth Muskegon, Michigan
21. Sterling State ParkMonroe, Michigan
22. Maybury State ParkNorthville, Michigan
23. Potawatomi trailPinckney, Michigan
24. Bloomer ParkRochester Hills, Michigan
25. Metamora- Hadley Recreation AreaLapeer, 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. Aspen ParkGaylord, Michigan
45. Island LakeBrighton, Michigan
46. Big MManistee, Michigan
47. Addison OaksLeonard, Michigan
48. Arcadia DunesArcadia, Michigan
49. Orion OaksLake Orion, Michigan
50. Brighton Rec AreaBrighton, Michigan
51. Michigan Tech TrailsHoughton, Michigan
52. BurchfieldMason, Michigan
53. Highland RecreationWhite Lake, Michigan
54. Milford TrailMilford, Michigan
55. Duck Lake State ParkNorth Muskegon, Michigan
56. Ambrose Lake State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
57. Bass Lake State Forest CampgroundNewberry, Michigan
58. Big Knob State Forest CampgroundNewberry, Michigan
59. Black Lake Trail CampCadillac, Michigan
60. Bodi Lake State Forest CampgroundTahquamenon Falls State Park, Michigan
61. Carrieville State Forest CampgroundCadillac, Michigan
62. Mio Pond State Forest Campground and Group CampMio, Michigan
63. Ortonville Recreation AreaOrtonville, Michigan
64. Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State ParkCass City, Michigan
65. Spring Lake State Forest CampgroundGrand Haven, Michigan
66. Van Buren State ParkSouth Haven, Michigan
67. Warren Dunes State ParkSawyer, Michigan
68. Highland OaksHighland, Michigan
69. Rose Oaks ParkHolly, Michigan
70. Waterford OaksWaterford, Michigan
71. Midland City ForestMidland, Michigan
72. Copper Harbor TrailsCopper Harbor, Michigan
73. Edwards CreekGreenville, Michigan
74. Anderson ParkLansing, Michigan
75. Hanson HillsGrayling, Michigan
76. Herritage ParkAdrian, Michigan
77. The East/West River trail, Porcupine MountainsSilver City, Michigan
78. Ella Sharp ParkJackson, Michigan
79. Tk Lawless State ParkVandalia, Michigan
80. South Marquette TrailsMarquette, Michigan
81. Bruno's RunMunising, Michigan
82. Rifle River Recreation AreaRose City, Michigan
83. Ithaca Jailhouse TrailIthaca, Michigan
84. Holdridge Recreation AreaHolly, Michigan
85. Rose LakeBath, 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