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Trails Advisory Council

About the council

The Michigan Trails Advisory Council advises the DNR 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.

Contact:

Tim Novak, state trails coordinator
(517) 388-8347

Meeting information

Date Time Location
July 12, 2022 6-8 p.m. Join Microsoft Teams meeting on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only): 248-509-0316
Phone Conference ID: 304 269 101# / Passcode: 304269101#
United States, Pontiac
Sept. 22, 2022 6-8 p.m. Join Microsoft Teams meeting on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only): 248-509-0316
Phone Conference ID: 721 564 289# / Passcode: 721564289# 
United States, Pontiac
Dec. 8, 2022 6-8 p.m. Join Microsoft Teams meeting on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only): 248-509-0316
Phone Conference ID: 973 632 403# / Passcode: 973632403#
United States, Pontiac

Public Appearance:

Anyone wanting 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 committee will be requested to identify their name, address and the organization, if any, that they belong. If representing an organization, the presenter should indicate whether their comments represent the official views of the organization. Those who contact the DNR 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 council.

Contact:

Annalisa Centofanti

Upcoming and recent agendas

Subcommittees

Subcommittees

Equine Trails Subcommittee

The Equine Trails Subcommittee, an advisory group created as a subcommittee of the Michigan Trails Advisory Council, provides guidance and recommendations on a statewide network of pack and saddle trails.

Nonmotorized Advisory Workgroup

The Nonmotorized Advisory Workgroup assists the Michigan Trails Advisory Council with its duties and responsibilities and provides the Department of Natural Resources advice related to the creation, development, operation and maintenance of the state’s nonmotorized trail system.

Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Workgroup

The Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Workgroup assists the Michigan Trails Advisory Council with its duties and responsibilities and provides the Department of Natural Resources advice related to the creation, development, operation and maintenance of the state’s designated ORV trail system.

Snowmobile Advisory Workgroup

The Snowmobile Advisory Workgroup assist the Michigan Trails Advisory Council with its duties and responsibilities and provides the Department of Natural Resources advice related to the creation, development, operation and maintenance of the state’s designated snowmobile trail system.