From the Village of Elk Rapids, a short drive will connect you to over 300 miles of non-motorized trails for paddling, walking, hiking, cycling, mountain biking, birding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and other recreational opportunities. Use this map to plan your next trail adventure.
Elk Rapids also serves as a great jumping-off point for a large number of recreational trails throughout northwest Michigan. To explore more trail opportunities beyond the immediate area, check-out these websites:
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Tart Trails: https://www.traversetrails.org/about/
Glacial Hills Pathway & Natural Area: https://www.glacialhillstrails.org/
Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy: https://www.gtrlc.org/recreation-events/preserve/
Michigan DNR nonmotorized trails: https://www.michigan.gov/dnr
North Country Trail organization: https://northcountrytrail.org/
Paddle Antrim (Chain of Lakes Water Trail): https://www.paddleantrim.com/
Top of Michigan Trails: https://www.trailscouncil.org/
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore: https://www.nps.gov/slbe/planyourvisit/trails.ht