a family hiking on a trail in the woods
  • No matter the season, you can find hiking opportunities in every part of our state. From long treks along the Iron Belle Trail and our many other linear trails to tranquil pathways in the state forests and loops in the state parks, Michigan offers hikers of all abilities and interests the chance to get out and explore.


two bikers on a mountain bike trail in the woods
  • Whether it's bicycling along a former rail road alignment, along roads, or mountain biking across rugged terrain, Michigan has unique opportunities for bicyclists of all ages, types and skill levels. Please note, many trails are multi-use trails, bikers please be sure to yield the right of way to hikers and horses!

Recreation Passport

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    A Recreation Passport is required for entry into most state parks, recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, boating access sites and state trailheads.