This list represents the most popular mountain biking in Michigan. Use this list to plan your next Michigan mountain biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Fort Custer Recreation Area
Offering a rainbow of loops, this well-organized and popular 16-mile multiple-use trail system offers something for everyone. ...
#2 Potawatomi Trail
Ann Arbor, MI
The Potawatomi Trail is the granddaddy of mountain biking trails in southeastern Michigan—and for a senior citizen, it stills ...
#3 Mackinac Island Trails
Saint Ignace, MI
Who would have guessed that one of Michigan’s most popular tourist attractions was also home to Michigan’s most difficult ...
#4 Brighton Recreation Area Loops
Two singletrack trails, designed specifically for mountain bikes, opened during the summer of 1998 at this popular recreation ...
#5 Pontiac Lake Recreation Area
Pontiac Lake Recreation Area’s popular multiple-use trail system is receiving a face-lift. The Pontiac Lake chapter of the ...
#6 Bald Mountain Loops
Lake Orion, MI
Cruising past inland lakes and creeks, these two tree-lined loops offer riders a rollicking good time. Rocky descents, sand ...
#7 Island Lake Loops
The Blue and Yellow Loops at this popular trail system complement each other just like their namesake colors. Although each ...
#8 Yankee Springs Recreation Area
Bopping in and out of trees and rolling along a picturesque ridgeline, this fun and fast mountain bike–only trail cruises ...
#9 Holdridge Lakes Loops
A lot of love has gone into this well-maintained trail system. Offering three loops, the trails are quintessential southern ...
#10 Novi North Park (Tree Farm)
Not long ago, garbage dotted the 500-acre Novi North Park. Under the dedicated care of local Michigan Mountain Biking Association ...
#11 Stony Creek Loop
Boasting Macomb County’s highest point, this well-marked 14-mile trail system winds along tight singletracks and wide doubletracks ...
#12 Grand Island Loop
This is simply the most spectacular ride in Michigan. A pontoon ferryboat whisks visitors 0.5 mile across Lake Superior to ...
#13 Maybury Singletrack
Maybury State Park has the honor of being the closest singletrack trail to the western Detroit suburbs. This honor is good ...
#14 Bruno's Run
Reminding you of why Michigan is called “Water Wonderland,” Bruno’s Run offers endless inland lake views. Bouncing over exposed ...
#15 North Country Trail: Antrim / Kalkaska County
This ride is proof that the North Country Trail (NCT) offers mountain bikers some of the prettiest scenery and most interesting ...
#16 Burchfield Park Singletrack
This trail is like a B horror movie: plenty of monstrous obstacles with imaginative names like Kentaro’s Monster and Dragon’s ...
#17 Bass River Recreation Area
Grand Haven, MI
Twisting continuously, this tight, mostly flat trail system was designed for mountain bikers by mountain bikers. Maintained ...
#18 Highland Recreation Lakes
It is impossible to ride this trail system without bumping into a tree at least once. The four loops are on singletrack so ...
#19 Heritage Park Loop
Located in the extreme southeastern corner of Michigan, Heritage Park combines cornfields with conifers. The well-designed ...
#20 Copper Harbor Mountain Bike Trail System
Copper Harbor, MI
This trail system is a ride through Copper Country history. Starting at the Lake Fanny Hooe Resort, the original site of ...
Really good trail for walking or running See More
A nice hike, long and rocky, but there’s a lot of different plants to see and great views See More
Great trip in the best mountain range in the whole world See More