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In honor of the recent release of our new edition of Isle Royale National Park: Foot Trails & Water Routes all the above banner photos are from that wonderful Lake Superior park. Pondering a trip to the Island? Check out our updated coverage and downloadable maps by clicking here. Looking for something a little closer to home and shorter? Then head to Pretty Lake Complex, just an hour across the Mackinac Bridge in the eastern U.P. and read Jim DuFresne’s feature on the short portages, scenic backcountry campsites and wonderful fishing in this non-motorized quiet area.

We’re not only constantly adding new trails and maps, but also feature a newsletter and a blog by DuFresne, one of the best known recreational outdoor writers in Michigan. You can sign up for the Trail Mix Newsletter and receive its free trail map by clicking here.

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    Trail Talk Blog
    June 2, 2020 A True Wilderness Experience on Isle Royale
    In this coronavirus summer, Isle Royale National Park will either be closed or partially closed with no ferry transportation to it. In this Trail Talk blog from MichiganTrailMaps.com Jim DuFresne writes about the impact of whatever deci… read more
    May 12, 2020 Freeze-Dried Is Forever!
    We’re all longing not to just get outdoors but to resume adventuring again. Hang in there; we’re almost free from our stay-home, stay safe edicts. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore opens July 1, Pictured Rocks June 25, Isle Royal… read more
    March 20, 2020 In Times Like These; Go Outdoors & Go Solo
    Joining other park systems, the Michigan DNR just announced that entry fees for state parks and trails will be suspended during the coronavirus pandemic. And to be totally safe from getting CODIV-19 the DNR recommended going solo. In the l… read more
    February 14, 2020 Drive-in or Walk-in? In Michigan We Need Both
    Walk-in or drive-in? In Michigan there is a need for both types of access but not on the same lake. That’s the debate they’re having in the Upper Peninsula over the future of Silver Lake Basin. The latest Trail Talk blog looks at the issue a… read more
    Isle Royale ferries Closed for the Season

    Ferries, lodging and other services will not open this year at Isle Royale National Park.

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    A Pretty Lake to Paddle

    Short portages and scenic campsites are the draw of this chain of lakes in the Upper Peninsula.

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    Manitou Islands Map Is Now Available

    Our new waterproof map covers North & South Manitou Islands in Sleeping Bear Dunes.

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