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Trails and Scenic Sites

An accessible trail through the woods - a wide wooden walkway/ramp to enable access on the trail.

Trails and Scenic Sites

Accessible Trails

Viewfinders will help people with colorblindness

Thanks to Friends of the Ludington State Park a SeeCoast EnChroma enabled viewer was installed on the Skyline Trail at Ludington State Park. Free of charge for everyone

Thanks to Friends of the Porkies, viewfinders with EnChroma lenses will help people with colorblindness see the entire color spectrum at Lake of the Clouds. There are five colorblind viewfinders in total. Two at Lake of the Clouds, one standard and one ADA. One standard viewer at Summit Peak and two at the Presque Isle River at Nawadaha Waterfall: one standard and one ADA. Free to use.

Agate Falls Scenic Site

Agate Falls is located on the middle branch of the Ontonagon River. The falls are created as the river finds its way over an extended shelf of terraced sandstone. The resulting waterfall is a broad band of interlacing cascades and small falls nearly 40 feet high. Access to view the falls is via an improved, accessible foot trail.

Agate Falls Scenic Site

Algonac State Park

Barrier-free access is available to the Bridge-to-Bay trail, a paved trail that runs from the Blue Water Bridge in Port Huron and into the city of Algonac. Approximately one mile of this trail intersects the park.

Algonac State Park

Bond Falls Scenic Site

Bond Falls is a scenic and popular waterfall in southern Ontonagon County. An accessible boardwalk with six viewing locations has been added to this location.

Bond Falls Scenic Site

Bridge to Bay Trail

Part of the St. Clair County Bridge to Bay Trail.

Bridge to Bay Trail

Brighton Recreation Area - Bishop Lake Hiking Trail

The Bishop Lake trail is a universally accessible linear trail approximately 1 mile in length. A barrier free modern restroom is available near the trail. This is a seasonal building that is closed during the colder months. Barrier-free fishing pier is accessible from this trail.

Brighton Recreation Area - Bishop Lake Hiking Trail

Duck Lake State Park

A paved path provides a pleasant stroll through the woods and along the Duck Lake shoreline.

Duck Lake State Park

Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park

Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park

Grand Mere State Park

The first 1/4 mile of the Grand Mere Nature Trail is paved.

Grand Mere State Park

Harrisville State Park

Harrisville State Park

Hartwick Pines State Park - Old Growth Forest Trail

The 1.25-mile paved trail loop takes visitors through 49 acres of remaining old-growth forest and past many unique buildings, including the Hartwick Pines Visitor Center, Logging Museum, Chapel of the Pines and Memorial Building.

Hartwick Pines State Park - Old Growth Forest Trail

Highland Recreation Area

The new Cedar Creek Trail is barrier-free.

Highland Recreation Area

Indian Lake State Park

A variety of hiking opportunities are available. One section near the lake is paved and ADA accessible.

Indian Lake State Park

Island Lake Recreation Area

More than 18 miles of trails travel through varied habitats. Visitors can hike, run and hunt along the trails, which are split into two connecting loops.

Island Lake Recreation Area

Kal-Haven Trail

Kal-Haven Trail

Lakelands Trails State Park

Lakelands Trails State Park

Leelanau State Park

Approximately 8.5 miles of trails are available for hiking. A small section of the trail is ADA accessible.

Leelanau State Park

Leelanau State Park

Leelanau State Park

Leelanau State Park

The first half mile of the Mud Lake Trail has accessible trail features, including a hard-packed surface and rope system.

Leelanau State Park

Ludington State Park

A portion of the trail system is a hard surface and is ADA accessible.

Ludington State Park

Maybury State Park - Maybury-Paved Bicycle

Maybury State Park - Maybury-Paved Bicycle

Muskegon State Park

Muskegon State Park

Newaygo State Park

Newaygo State Park

Ocqueoc Falls Bicentennial Pathway

Access routes to the river corridor provide users a choice in how they access the shoreline that fits their ability and desire for adventure. A recycled plastic decked ramp that complies with Americans with Disabilities Act design requirements provides the easiest route of travel to the river. Other access routes utilize natural rock tiers placed to offer a variety of climbing challenges.

Ocqueoc Falls Bicentennial Pathway

Port Crescent-Dunes Nature Trail

Completed in 2009 as part of the Access to Recreation grant. The project improved the limestone aggregate surface, re-routed sections to improve accessibility/slope, and added stamped concrete pads at each overlook/Interpretive stop. Each stop has a wayside display featuring the area's unique dune landscape, history and wildlife. The trailhead also features an audio message repeater with messages, benefitting the visually impaired. 

Port Crescent-Dunes Nature Trail

Port Crescent State Park

Port Crescent State Park

Silver Lake State Park

Silver Lake State Park

Sterling-Marsh Trail

The trails connect campgrounds, day-use facilities and a 2.9 loop circles the marsh and provides important interpretive stations along the way.

Sterling-Marsh Trail

Tahquamenon Falls State Park

The Upper Falls features a ½-mile paved walkway that provides ADA accessible viewing opportunities of the 50-foot-tall, 200-foot-wide waterfall.

Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Thompson's Harbor State Park

Thompson's Harbor State Park

Waterloo Recreation Area - Discovery Center Trail

These foot trails are located at F10 on the park map. The Discovery Center Trails is a network of seven different trails that traverse a total of 14 miles. Of these trails, the "Rockway" loop is the only trail that meets ADAAG standards for universal accessibility.

Waterloo Recreation Area - Discovery Center Trail

Wells State Park

Wells State Park

Wilderness State Park

Wilderness State Park

William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail State Park

The William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail State Park is a paved, 22-mile trail passing through rural, forested lands. Scenic overlooks and picnic areas are located along the route. This is designated a wildlife viewing area.

William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail State Park

Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Gun Lake Trail

This non-motorized handicap accessible trail connects the Gun Lake Campground with the Day Use area. Start at the campground, the trail enters a boardwalk crossing a bog area, then continues on a slag path and another boardwalk parallel with the Day Use entrance road and leads to the handicap fishing pier on Gun Lake.

Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Gun Lake Trail