Welcome to the Huron-Manistee National Forests

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Lying between the shores of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron in the northern half of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, is the nearly one-million-acre Huron-Manistee National Forests.



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Seasonal Highlights

Eagle Run Trail along the Au Sable River

Cross Country Skiing/Snowshoeing

There are close to 100 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails and almost 200 miles of ungroomed trail for snowshoeing or cross-country skiing.

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There are around 600 miles of snowmobile trail through the Huron-Manistee National Forests. 

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Recent News


Replacing Bigelow Creek’s culverts preserves wildlife habitat: Bigelow Creek A

Feature: Bigelow Creek - After 2

In the past four years, nine (9) culverts have been identified as needing to be replaced and five (5) have already been repaired, reconnecting over 18 miles of high-quality cold-water stream.