Manistee Non-Motorized Park

Why it’s great for the first time hiker & biker…

The Manistee Non-Motorized park was developed and designed by a group of volunteers who love the outdoors, biking and winter sports. The park consists of 4 short loops with nearly 5 miles of marked trails and is fairly flat. Ideal for the beginners. The trails are also groomed for Fat biking during the winter months.

Why it’s great for the first time skier…

Many of the reasons it is great for the biker and hiker apply for the cross country skier. With a great classic and skate skiing groomed system, the trails are fairly flat and a great place to learn the sport.

Best segment(s) for a 2 hours or less hike

Much of the trail can be traversed in 2 hours time.

Trail Description

The Manistee Non-Motorized Trails Park is a City of Manistee Park being developed through the collaboration of the City of Manistee Non-Motorized Transportation Committee and the Shoreline Cycling Club. There are currently about 3.8 miles of trail which we groom for classic and skate skiing and 5.4 miles of groomed fat bike trail. For trail conditions and updates on the trail network, visit the website for the Shoreline Cycling Club for additional details.

Difficulty: Beginner

Trail Amenities/Quick Look:

  • Natural/Hard Pack Surface (warm months)
  • Groomed Classic Nordic Skiing (winter months)
  • Small snowshoe loop available during the winter months
  • Information Station
  • MTB skills area
  • Trailhead markers

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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.