Hiking and Biking In Antrim County
Rolling hills and lush forests throughout Antrim County provide the ultimate backdrop for trail enthusiasts. Whether by bike or by foot, this region is a is hub for exploration.
The Grass River Natural Area is home to over 1,400 protected acres and a variety of educational programming. Near downtown Bellaire is the Glacial Hills Pathway, featuring over 31 miles of interlocking biking and hiking trails. In the winter, the area trails are groomed for both fat tire biking and cross-country skiing.
The Antrim Creek Natural Area boasts more than a mile of East Grand Traverse Bay shoreline and more than two miles of trail that wind through coastal forest and along the beach. The varied landscapes make this an exciting area to visit year-round.
If your traveling between Traverse City and Elk Rapids, don't miss the Yuba Creek Natural Area. Situated along a valley that contains its namesake creek, this 413-acre area offers great views and plenty of solace.