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Your First Step Outdoors – MichiganTrailMaps.com

Looking for a walk in the woods, a weekend backpack or a wilderness adventure in the remote reaches of the Upper Peninsula? Welcome to MichiganTrailMaps.com, the ultimate source on trails in Michigan. No matter how close to home you want to stay or how far you want to get away, we have the information, details and the maps on a trail for you.

We’re not only constantly adding new trails and maps, but also now have a newsletter and a blog by travel and outdoor writer Jim DuFresne. Sign up for the Trail Mix Newsletter by clicking here.

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    Trail Talk Blog
    February 2, 2018 Oh, To Be A Guide In Alaska
    We noticed the following help wanted ad in our email box recently. So did Jim DuFresne and it made him reminisce about the two years he worked for a guiding company in Southeast Alaska. Was it his dream job? Read on. Later this month DuFresne wi… read more
    December 27, 2017 A Life Changing Trail
    They’re building a trail past Jim DuFresne’s house and the main blogger for MichiganTrailMaps.com can’t wait until the official dedication next spring. In this Trail Talk Jim writes how this short trail will change his life. We’… read more
    December 3, 2017 A Room in the Wilderness
    A comfortable bed and a warm shower in the middle of the wilderness? Maybe even a glass of wine right along the trail? In the latest Trail Talk blog from MichiganTrailMaps.com , we write about our favorite middle-of-the… read more
    November 11, 2017 The Long Journey to a New Site
    This is a huge day for MichiganTrailMaps.com. After more than a year in the works our new web site has been launched. What an effort it’s been but we think it’s worth it. The site is cleaner, easier to use, much more mobile friendly. In this… read more
    Skiing in the City

     When there is only time for a quick ski before heading out for dinner, here’s our favorite urban trails in our favorite cities upnorth.

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    The Big Hickory

    In the middle of Traverse City, there are hills and meadows where kids learn to snowboard and locals arrive with snowshoes and Nordic skis to escape another busy day in the city.

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    First Time Snowshoer

    New to snowshoeing? Here’s this winter’s snowshoeing events. They are great places to learn, many even offer loaners. 

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