• MI Trails Week Logo
    Saturday, Sept. 17-Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

    Celebrate Michigan's extensive trail network:Grab your friends and family,  find a trail and let the adventure begin! Learn more about DNR trails at www.michigan.gov/dnrtrails. For more information about Michigan Trails Week, contact Elissa Buck at bucke1@michigan.gov.

    Check out the resources below to learn more about Michigan's trails.

    National Public Lands Day - Sept. 24, 2016

    Michigan Trails Week ends on National Public Lands Day, the nation's largest single-day volunteer event for public lands. Help preserve Michigan's public lands by volunteering your time, making a financial contribution or simply telling others about Michigan's woods and waters! For information about volunteer opportunities, contact Miguel Rodriguez at (517) 284-6127 or RodriguezM2@michigan.gov.

    North Country National Scenic Trail Day - Sept. 24, 2016

    Michigan is home to 1,150 miles of the 4,600-mile North Country National Scenic Trail, the longest national scenic trail in the United States. That's a lot to celebrate, and trail users, advocates, communities and organizations celebrate it every year on North Country National Scenic Trail Day, the same day as National Public Lands Day. Learn more at northcountrytrail.org. #NCNSTDay

    Plan a Michigan Trails Week event!

    Hosting an event for Trails Week is a great way to increase awareness, build membership, recruit volunteers and engage with the community. Events can include trail runs, wellness resources fairs, guided hikes, paddles, equestrian rides, bike rides and much more! To add your event to the Trails Week calendar, email details to mitrailweek@gmail.com (date, time, location, description, cost, event contact, website, etc.). Volunteer/service events on state or federal trails on Sept. 24 can be listed at www.neefusa.org/pld-registration.

  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources Michigan Recreation & Park Association Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance