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