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), Waterford (3), Lake Orion (3), Brighton (2)

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

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