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), Atlanta (4), Lake Orion (3), Waterford (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. Brighton Rec AreaBrighton, Michigan
45. Michigan Tech TrailsHoughton, Michigan
46. BurchfieldMason, Michigan
47. Highland RecreationWhite Lake, Michigan
48. Milford TrailMilford, Michigan
49. Duck Lake State ParkNorth Muskegon, Michigan
50. Ambrose Lake State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
51. Black Lake Trail CampCadillac, Michigan
52. Bodi Lake State Forest CampgroundTahquamenon Falls State Park, Michigan
53. Carrieville State Forest CampgroundCadillac, Michigan
54. Mio Pond State Forest Campground and Group CampMio, Michigan
55. Ortonville Recreation AreaOrtonville, Michigan
56. Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State ParkCass City, Michigan
57. Spring Lake State Forest CampgroundGrand Haven, Michigan
58. Van Buren State ParkSouth Haven, Michigan
59. Warren Dunes State ParkSawyer, Michigan
60. Orion OaksLake Orion, Michigan
61. Highland OaksHighland, Michigan
62. Rose Oaks ParkHolly, Michigan
63. Waterford OaksWaterford, Michigan
64. Midland City ForestMidland, Michigan
65. Copper Harbor TrailsCopper Harbor, Michigan
66. Edwards CreekGreenville, Michigan
67. Anderson ParkLansing, Michigan
68. Hanson HillsGrayling, Michigan
69. Herritage ParkAdrian, Michigan
70. The East/West River trail, Porcupine MountainsSilver City, Michigan
71. Ella Sharp ParkJackson, Michigan
72. Tk Lawless State ParkVandalia, Michigan
73. South Marquette TrailsMarquette, Michigan
74. Bruno's RunMunising, Michigan
75. Rifle River Recreation AreaRose City, Michigan
76. Ithaca Jailhouse TrailIthaca, Michigan
77. Holdridge Recreation AreaHolly, Michigan
78. Rose LakeBath, Michigan
79. Aspen ParkGaylord, Michigan
80. OwassippiMuskegon, Michigan
81. Vasa Single TrackTraverse City , Michigan
82. Boyne MountainBoyne Falls, Michigan
83. Agate Falls Scenic SiteTrout Creek, Michigan
84. Algonac State ParkMarine City, Michigan
85. East Branch of Fox River State Forest CampgroundSeney, Michigan
86. Aloha State ParkCheboygan, Michigan
87. Anderson Lake West State Forest CampgroundForsyth Township, Michigan
88. Arbutus No. 4 State Forest CampgroundOtisville, Michigan
89. AuSable River State Canoe CampPlattsburgh, Michigan
90. Avery Lake State Forest CampgroundAtlanta, Michigan
91. Baraga State ParkBaraga, Michigan
92. Bass Lake State Forest CampgroundNewberry, Michigan
93. Bass Lake State Forest Campground (Marquette)Marquette, Michigan
94. Baxter Bridge State Forest CampgroundGarfield Charter Township, Michigan
95. Bay City Recreation AreaBay City, Michigan
96. Beaver Island State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
97. Bewabic State ParkCrystal Falls, Michigan
98. Big Bear Point State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
99. Big Knob State Forest CampgroundNewberry, Michigan
100. Big Oaks State Forest CampgroundAtlanta, Michigan