15 Marvelous Trails You Have To Hike In Michigan Before You Die

Michigan is truly a hiker’s paradise. Our state offers a variety of terrain – from sandy dunes to rugged forestland – that attracts hundreds of outdoors enthusiasts. There are so many naturally beautiful spots that it can be difficult to know where to start when planning your next hiking adventure. To make your planning process slightly less daunting, here are some of the Great Lakes State’s most incredible trails — think of this as your “Michigan Hiking Bucket List.”

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Michigan’s trail system is so extensive that it’s impossible to include every single spot. Did we leave your favorite hiking location off the list? Have you visited any of these places shown above? Tell us all about it in the comments section.