Best Non-Motorized Trails

Great riding on dedicated, paved, non-motorized trails are great for families and seniors looking for a few hours of fresh air, or an entire day in Northern Michigan’s outdoor playground.  We have compiled some of the best (and most user friendly) non-motorized hard surface trails in all of Northern Michigan.

Top Non-Motorized Biking Trails

Each of the following trails are really well marked and have completely paved or hard pack natural surface where mountain/cruiser bikes are ideal for use.

The “Essential 9”
Road Biking Checklist

  1. Navigation (compass or gps)
  2. Sun Protection
  3. Spare Tube & Pump/Air Shot
  4. Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  5. First Aid Kit
  6. Portable Rain Gear
  7. Multi-tool
  8. Nutrition

Access the top Family Friendly Hard Surface Biking Trails in the Region

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

Betsie Valley Trail

Cadillac Foot and Bike Path

Clam River Greenway

Hart-Montague Trail

Ludington State Park Bike Trail

Fremont Town and Country Path


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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.