Michigan’s Most Scenic Hiking Trails
That's one thing I've always enjoyed doing, walking beautiful scenic hiking trails here in Michigan.
You can just take your time to simply look around and enjoy natures beauty. Hiking trails in Michigan can be an unforgettable experience. (michigan.org)
Let's take a look at several very scenic hiking trails here in Michigan:
1. Michigan's Iron belle Trail. Iron Belle Trail will rank as the longest designated state trail in the U.S. when it's completed. The trail begins in the western Upper Peninsula town of Ironwood. This scenic trail will wind through white pine forests and over the Mackinac Bridge.
2. Greenstone Ridge Trail at Isle Royale National Park. This trail is so beautiful because it features breathtaking views of northern Lake Superior, thick white pine forests, and you might even see a few moose along the way.
3. Lakeshore North Country Trail. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is the location of this fantastic trail. Hike the entire 42 mile distance and you will see Lake Superior along the way as well as the towering white Au Sable Light Station. Great hiking trail.
4. Big Carp River Trail at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. This trail is located in the western Upper Peninsula and covers nearly 90 miles of trail. Bring plenty of snacks and make sure you have excellent hiking shoes. When you walk along the Escarpment Trail, you will be following the ridge overlooking the Lake of the Clouds.
5. Port Crescent Trails. The most scenic trails in Michigan's thumb area through Port Crescent State Park bordering Lake Huron. The park's 2.5 mile network of hiking trails overlooks Saginaw Bay and lakes in views of the Pinnebog River, wind swept Lake Huron sand dunes and so much more. (michigan.org)