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), Cadillac (2)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Ludington State ParkLudington, Michigan
2. Pyramid PointGlen Arbor, Michigan
3. Al SaboKalamazoo, Michigan
4. Independence OaksClarkston, Michigan
5. Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State ParkOntonagon, Michigan
6. Proud Lake Recreation AreaCommerce, Michigan
7. Isle Royale National ParkHoughton, Michigan
8. Dodge #4 State ParkWaterford, Michigan
9. Hartwick PinesGrayling, Michigan
10. Leelanau State ParkNorthport, Michigan
11. Fort Custer Recreation AreaAugusta, Michigan
12. Bay de Noc - Grand Island TrailRapid River, 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. Tippy Dam Recreation AreaBrethren, Michigan
37. Tomahawk Creek Flooding State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
38. Yankee Springs Recreation AreaMiddleville, Michigan
39. William P. Holiday Forest & Wildlife PreserveDetroit, Michigan
40. Morton-Taylor TrailCanton, Michigan
41. Hewen's CreekYpsilanti, Michigan
42. Aspen ParkGaylord, Michigan
43. Island LakeBrighton, Michigan
44. Big MManistee, Michigan
45. Addison OaksLeonard, Michigan
46. Arcadia DunesArcadia, Michigan
47. Orion OaksLake Orion, Michigan
48. Brighton Rec AreaBrighton, Michigan
49. Michigan Tech TrailsHoughton, Michigan
50. BurchfieldMason, Michigan
51. Highland RecreationWhite Lake, Michigan
52. Milford TrailMilford, Michigan
53. Duck Lake State ParkNorth Muskegon, Michigan
54. Ambrose Lake State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
55. Bass Lake State Forest CampgroundNewberry, Michigan
56. Big Knob State Forest CampgroundNewberry, Michigan
57. Black Lake Trail CampCadillac, Michigan
58. Bodi Lake State Forest CampgroundTahquamenon Falls State Park, Michigan
59. Carrieville State Forest CampgroundCadillac, Michigan
60. Mio Pond State Forest Campground and Group CampMio, Michigan
61. Ortonville Recreation AreaOrtonville, Michigan
62. Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State ParkCass City, Michigan
63. Spring Lake State Forest CampgroundGrand Haven, Michigan
64. Van Buren State ParkSouth Haven, Michigan
65. Warren Dunes State ParkSawyer, Michigan
66. Highland OaksHighland, Michigan
67. Rose Oaks ParkHolly, Michigan
68. Waterford OaksWaterford, Michigan
69. Midland City ForestMidland, Michigan
70. Copper Harbor TrailsCopper Harbor, Michigan
71. Anderson ParkLansing, Michigan
72. Hanson HillsGrayling, Michigan
73. Herritage ParkAdrian, Michigan
74. The East/West River trail, Porcupine MountainsSilver City, Michigan
75. Ella Sharp ParkJackson, Michigan
76. Tk Lawless State ParkVandalia, Michigan
77. South Marquette TrailsMarquette, Michigan
78. Bruno's RunMunising, Michigan
79. Rifle River Recreation AreaRose City, Michigan
80. Ithaca Jailhouse TrailIthaca, Michigan
81. Holdridge Recreation AreaHolly, Michigan
82. Rose LakeBath, Michigan
83. OwassippiMuskegon, Michigan
84. Vasa Single TrackTraverse City , 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 Campground (Marquette)Marquette, Michigan
95. Baxter Bridge State Forest CampgroundGarfield Charter Township, Michigan
96. Beaver Island State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
97. Bewabic State ParkCrystal Falls, Michigan
98. Big Bear Point State Forest CampgroundGaylord, Michigan
99. Big Oaks State Forest CampgroundAtlanta, Michigan
100. Black Lake State Forest CampgroundOnaway, Michigan