Day Hiking

The trail to an observation deck at Lumberman's Monument Visitor Center.If you are looking for a quick morning jaunt or a short hike to stretch your legs, we have several trails that will fit the bill.  Whether you choose a day hike on the Manistee River Trail, or a short walk between Loon Lake and Island Lake, we've got a trail to suit you.  For those wishing to go trailless, visit the backpacking page.

Trail Maps

Trail maps are located in the Maps and Publications section...

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Day Hiking Areas

  • Au Sable River area description
  • Au Sable National Scenic River area description
  • Gabions Campground and Day Use
  • Au Sable River - Alcona Dam to Lake Huron area description
  • Au Sable Area
  • Cooke Area
  • Whirlpool Angler Access
  • Highbanks River Trail
  • Forest Discovery Trail
  • River Road National Scenic Byway area description
  • Eagle Run Cross-Country Ski and Hiking Trail
  • Rollways Campground and Day Use Area
  • Corsair Area area description
  • Corsair Hiking and Cross Country Skiing Trail
  • Crystal Valley Ski Trail
  • Hoist/Reid Lake Areas area description
  • Hoist Lake Area
  • Reid Lake Foot Travel Area
  • Hungerford Recreation Area
  • Kirtland's Warbler and Jack Pine Wildlife Tours area description
  • Ruffed Grouse Walk
  • Lake Michigan area description
  • Lake Michigan Recreation Area
  • Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Area
  • Little Manistee River, National Scenic Study River area description
  • Bear Track Campground
  • Old Grade Campground
  • Loud Creek Ski/Hike Trail
  • M-37: White Cloud to Baldwin area description
  • Condon Lakes West
  • Loda Lake National Wildflower Sanctuary
  • Nichols Lake North
  • M-55: Manistee to Cadillac area description
  • Big M Cross-Country and Mountain Bike Trail
  • Briar Hills Area
  • MacKenzie Cross-Country and Mountain Bike Trail
  • Marzinski Horse Trail and Campground
  • Sand Lake Recreation Area
  • Udell Lookout Tower
  • Manistee River area description
  • Manistee National Recreation River area description
  • Blacksmith Bayou Access Site
  • High Bridge Access Site
  • Red Bridge River Access Site
  • Sawdust Hole River Access
  • Manistee River Area
  • Manistee River Trail area description
  • Seaton Creek Campground
  • Midland to Mackinaw Trail
  • North Country National Scenic Trail area description
  • 40th St. Trailhead
  • 76th St. Trailhead
  • Bowman Lake Trailhead
  • Freesoil Trailhead
  • Marilla Trailhead
  • Udell Trailhead
  • Pere Marquette River area description
  • Bowman Lake Area area description
  • Bowman Lake Campground
  • Bowman Bridge Campground and River Access
  • Whelan Lake Area
  • Shore-to-Shore State Horse Trail area description
  • Luzerne Horse Trail Campground and Trailhead
  • McKinley Horse Trail Campground
  • River Road Trail Camp and Trailhead
  • South Branch Trail Campground and Trailhead
  • South Branch Pine River area description
  • Pine River Campground area description
  • Pine River Rearing Run Path
  • Wagner Lake Area area description
  • Island Lake Campground
  • Loon Lake Day Use Area
  • Wakeley Lake Area area description
  • South Branch Au Sable Area
  • Wakeley Lake Area
  • White Water Creek Area
  • White River area description
  • White River Area


https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/hmnf/recreation/hiking/?recid=18536&actid=50