About the Council

  • The Michigan Trails Advisory Council advises the Department of Natural Resources and the governor on the creation, development, operation and maintenance of motorized and nonmotorized trails in the state, including  snowmobile, biking, equestrian, hiking, off-road vehicle and skiing trails.


    Kristen Bennett, State Trails Coordinator

  • Council Members
  • Rules of Procedure PDF icon

Meeting Schedule

  • Meeting Date Time Location
    Feb. 6, 2021 (joint meeting) 9 a.m. - noon Virtual Meeting
    April 8, 2021 6 - 8 p.m. Virtual Meeting
    July 29, 2021 9 - 11 a.m. Virtual Meeting
    Nov. 3, 2021 9 - 11 a.m. Teams Conference: #248-509-0316 / Passcode: 140 512 452#
    Meeting Virtual Link: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

    Public Appearance Information:

    Anyone wishing to address the committee must declare their intent by completing a DNR Trails Advisory Committees Public Hearing Comment Card prior to, or during the public appearance portion of the meeting. Those addressing the MTAC will be requested to identify their name, address and the organization they belong to, if any. If representing an organization, the presenter should indicate whether their comments represent the official views of the organization. Those who contact the staff assistant on or before the Friday preceding the meeting will be allowed five minutes for their presentation. Anyone signing up after the Friday preceding the meeting will be allowed up to three minutes, at the discretion of the chairperson. The public appearance segment of the meeting will last until closed by the chairperson or by vote of the MTAC.