Top Walking Paths in the Region

Here we have compiled some of the best walking paths that are suitable for all ages and experience levels.  If you are looking to get out and enjoy a leisurely stroll along the water or through the woods on a hard pack/paved surface, that is ADA accessible and friendly, these are the trails for you.


Top paved walking paths:

The “Essential 5”
Walking Trail Checklist

  1. Navigation (compass or gps)
  2. Sun Protection
  3. Insulation/layered clothing
  4. Good walking shoes
  5. HYDRATION!

Access the top paved walking trails in the region

Click on a marker to select and learn more about the trail.

Arcadia Dunes - Baldy Trailhead

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Betsie Valley Trail

Clam River Greenway

Cadillac Foot and Bike Path

Keith McKellop Walkway

Hart-Montague Bike/Walking Path

Manistee South Riverwalk

Freemont Town and Country Path

Unplug. Explore. Michigan's Great Outdoors.

The Michigan's Great Outdoors collaborative consists of five Northern Michigan counties all working together to promote tourism in the region.  With so many hiking, biking, winter sports, and ORV trails in the region that dynamically connect these counties, this site is devoted to educate the first-time visitor to the region looking to explore the great outdoors for the first time.  We welcome you to browse this site and explore all this region has to offer.