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), Atlanta (4), Holly (4), Lake Orion (3), Waterford (3), Munising (3)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Sleeping Bear Dunes National LakeshoreEmpire, Michigan
2. Pictured Rocks National LakeshoreMunising, Michigan
3. Pyramid PointGlen Arbor, Michigan
4. Ludington State ParkLudington, Michigan
5. Independence OaksClarkston, Michigan
6. Isle Royale National ParkHoughton, Michigan
7. Proud Lake Recreation AreaCommerce, Michigan
8. Dodge #4 State ParkWaterford, Michigan
9. Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State ParkOntonagon, Michigan
10. Hartwick PinesGrayling, Michigan
11. Bay de Noc - Grand Island TrailRapid River, Michigan
12. Al SaboKalamazoo, Michigan
13. Big Bear Lake State Forest CampgroundLewiston, Michigan
14. Leelanau State ParkNorthport, Michigan
15. Pontiac LakePontiac, Michigan
16. Saugatuck Dunes State ParkSaugatuck, Michigan
17. Seven Lakes State ParkHolly, Michigan
18. Sterling State ParkMonroe, Michigan
19. Bald Mountain Recreation AreaLake Orion, Michigan
20. Metamora- Hadley Recreation AreaLapeer, Michigan
21. Grand IslandMunising, Michigan
22. Bald Mtn Rec AreaLake Orion, Michigan
23. Fort Custer Recreation AreaAugusta, Michigan
24. Novi Tree Farm (Lakeshore Park)Novi, Michigan
25. Yankee SpringsGrand Rapids, Michigan
26. Pine HavenSanford, Michigan
27. Jackson Lake State Forest CampgroundAtlanta, Michigan
28. Clear Lake State ParkAtlanta, Michigan
29. Hoffmaster State ParkMuskegon, Michigan
30. Tahquamenon Falls State ParkParadise, Michigan
31. Tippy Dam Recreation AreaBrethren, Michigan
32. Tomahawk Creek Flooding State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
33. Yankee Springs Recreation AreaMiddleville, Michigan
34. Merrell TrailRockford, Michigan
35. Island LakeBrighton, Michigan
36. Maybury State ParkNorthville, Michigan
37. Addison OaksLeonard, Michigan
38. Rose Oaks ParkHolly, Michigan
39. Highland OaksHighland, Michigan
40. Orion OaksLake Orion, Michigan
41. Bloomer ParkRochester Hills, Michigan
42. Brighton Rec AreaBrighton, Michigan
43. Michigan Tech TrailsHoughton, Michigan
44. BurchfieldMason, Michigan
45. Big MManistee, Michigan
46. Highland RecreationWhite Lake, Michigan
47. Arcadia DunesArcadia, Michigan
48. Milford TrailMilford, Michigan
49. Ambrose Lake State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
50. Bodi Lake State Forest CampgroundTahquamenon Falls State Park, Michigan
51. Holly Recreation AreaHolly, Michigan
52. Ortonville Recreation AreaOrtonville, Michigan
53. Pontiac Lake Recreation AreaWaterford, Michigan
54. Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State ParkCass City, Michigan
55. Spring Lake State Forest CampgroundGrand Haven, Michigan
56. Van Buren State ParkSouth Haven, Michigan
57. Warren Dunes State ParkSawyer, Michigan
58. Waterford OaksWaterford, Michigan
59. Red Oaks County ParkMadison Heights, Michigan
60. William P. Holiday Forest & Wildlife PreserveDetroit, Michigan
61. Potawatomi trailPinckney, 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. CanonsburgGrand Rapids, Michigan
70. Ella Sharp ParkJackson, Michigan
71. Tk Lawless State ParkVandalia, Michigan
72. South Marquette TrailsMarquette, Michigan
73. Bruno's RunMunising, Michigan
74. Rifle River Recreation AreaRose City, Michigan
75. Ithaca Jailhouse TrailIthaca, Michigan
76. Holdridge Recreation AreaHolly, Michigan
77. Rose LakeBath, Michigan
78. Aspen ParkGaylord, Michigan
79. OwassippiMuskegon, Michigan
80. Vasa Single TrackTraverse City , Michigan
81. Boyne MountainBoyne Falls, Michigan
82. Agate Falls Scenic SiteTrout Creek, Michigan
83. Algonac State ParkMarine City, Michigan
84. Duck Lake State ParkNorth Muskegon, 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

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