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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
    June 20, 2018 If Not Us, Then Who Pays?
    As the traditional outdoor sports of hunting and fishing decline in participation, there is concern about who is going to pay for the upkeep of our woods, waters and wildlife. Jim DuFresne looks into that issue in the latest Trail Talk blog f… read more
    April 12, 2018 Odd Bird on a Kirtlands Warbler Tour
    Kirtlands Warbler This week the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it will begin the procedure to potentially remove the Kirtland’s warbler from the federal list of threatened and endangered species. The proposed delisting now… read more
    March 27, 2018 Reserving Your Slice of the Wilderness
    We’ve been getting a lot of emails and comments lately about planning a trip to Isle Royale National Park or Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. So MichiganTrailMaps.com is having its first spri… read more
    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
    A Site on the Beach

     Setting up camp within a quick stroll of the beach is a longtime Michigan tradition. Here are our favorite beach campgrounds.

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    Hiking with the Trout

    The Mason Tract Pathway along the South Branch of the AuSable River, one of our most popular downloadable maps, has been totally updated and improved.

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    Honking Good Hiking

    Often overlooked and definitely under appreciated, Allegan State Game Area offers hikers 30 miles of interesting and scenic trails close to home.

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