Michigan Trailway Opportunities

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NAME OF TRAIL                                  (PROPOSED)                                                    PARTICIPATING                         MILES                                                                             MANAGER                                                            LOCAL ORG.                      TOTAL     SURFACED 

 
NAME OF TRAIL PROPOSED MANAGER PARTICIPATING LOCAL ORG. MILES
TOTAL SURFACED
TRAILWAYS COMPLETED OR UNDER DEVELOPMENT    
   
1.  Bay City Area Trailway System Local government, DNR  Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative  21 14
2.  Bay View-Oden    DNR, local government     Top of Michigan Trails Council 9 1
3.  Betsie Valley Trail Betsie Valley Trlwy Mgmt Council   Friends of Betsie Valley Trail         21 1*
4.  Bridge-to-Bay Trail Local governments in St Clair County 54           20*
5.  Charlevoix-Petoskey Trail  Local governments  Top of Michigan Trails Council 17 8*
6.  Downriver Greenway Local governments in Wayne County  Downriver Community Conference 30 21
7.  Fred Meijer Heartland Trail  Friends of Fred Meijer Heartland Trail Friends of Fred Meijer Heartland Trail 33 13
8.  Hart-Montague Trail State Park DNR   Oceana-Muskegon Trailways Commission 21 21
9.  Huron Valley Trail Phase I W. Oakland Trlwy Mgmt Council 11 10
10. Ionia-Lyons Trail  City of Ionia, DNR 6 4
11. Island Lake State Rec. Area Trail DNR 4 4
12. Jackson Intercity Bike Trail City of Jackson Jackson Recreational Trails Coalition 3 2
13. Kalamazoo River Valley Trailways Local governments, DNR Friends of K'zoo River Valley Trailway 30 2*
14. Kal-Haven Trail State Park  DNR  Friends of Kal-Haven Trail 34 34
15. Kensington Metropark Trails Huron-Clinton Metro Authority 8 8
16. Kent Trails  Kent County 9 9
17. Lakelands Trail State Park DNR 31 12*
18. Lansing River Trail/MSU  City of Lansing  12 8
19. Leelanau Trail  Leelanau Trails Association Traverse Area Recreation & Transp. Trails 15 5
20. Mackinac Island--Perimeter Road Mackinac Island State Park & city   8 8
21. Mackinac-Cheboygan Trail DNR, local gov. Top of Michigan Trails Council 16 3
22. Macomb County Bike/Hike Path Local government & agencies 5 5
23. Montague-Berry Junction Trail  Local government, DNR 14 1
24. Muskegon Lakeshore Trail   City of Muskegon 16 6*
25. Musketawa Trail Ottawa County, DNR, others Friends of Muskegawa Trail 26 26
26. Paint Creek Trail Paint Creek Trailways Commission Paint Creek Trailways Commission 10 10
27. Paul Henry Thornapple Trail  Private org., local government Thornapple Trail Association   26 11
28. Pere Marquette Rail-Trail of Mid-MI  Isabella Co., County & City of Midland  Friends of Pere Marquette Rail-Trail 29 29
29. Pere Marquette State Trail DNR, local gov. Reed City Crossroads Trail Comte., others 56 8*
30. Polly Ann Trail--Oakland County Polly Ann Trailway Mgmt Council, DNR 12 0*
31. Portland Riverwalk    City of Portland 4 4
32. Riverside, Oxford, Plaster Cr., others City of Grand Rapids   12 4*
33. Saginaw Valley Rail-Trail Saginaw County  10 1*
34. Traverse Area Recreational Trail City of Traverse City  Traverse Area Recreation & Transp. Trails 8 8
35. Van Buren Trail State Park DNR  15 0*
36. Wadhams-Avoca Trail St. Clair County 10 1
37. West Bloomfield Rail-Trail West Bloomfield Twp. 4 4
38. White Pine Trail State Park   DNR Friends of the White Pine Trail, others 93 22*
Miles of Trailways Completed or Under Development

 

743 348
PRESERVED CORRIDORS WITH GREAT TRAILWAY POTENTIAL    

 

39. Alpena-Hillman DNR, local gov. Alpena Snowmobile Association  20
40. Bill Nicholls Trail  DNR, local gov. 55
41. Cheboygan-Gaylord    DNR, local gov. Top of Michigan Trails Counci 47
42. Cheboygan-Hawks DNR, local gov. Top of Michigan Trails Council 44
43. Clinton River Trail  Four Oakland County cities Friends of Clinton River Trail  17
44. Hancock-Calumet Trail DNR, local gov. 17
45. Mackinaw-Alanson DNR, local gov. Top of Michigan Trails Council 23
46. Macomb Orchard Trail  Macomb County, other local gov. Friends of Macomb Orchard Trail  24
47. Manistee-Traverse (segments)  DNR, local gov.  24
48. Muskegon-Musketawa Link City of Muskegon, DNR  Friends of Musketawa Trail 4
49. Polly Ann Trial--Lapeer County Lapeer County, DNR Friends of Polly-Ann Trail of Lapeer Co.  20
50. Sault Ste. Marie-Soo Junction DNR, US Forest Service, local gov.  32
51. Thompsonville-Viaduct Road  DNR, local gov. 10
 Miles of Preserved Corridor with Great Trailway Potential      

 

 337  
CORRIDOR ACQUISITION OPPORTUNITIES

 

   
52. Bay City-Zilwaukee Local government Bay Area Community Foundation 6
53. Chassell-Lake Linden DNR 18
54. Clinton-Ionia-Shiawassee Local government Friends of Clinton-Ionia-Shiawassee Trail 41
55. Falling Waters Trail Jackson County, DNR  Friends of Falling Waters Trail 13
56. Hawks to Alpena & Rogers City DNR Alpena Snowmobile Association 13
57. Marquette-Munising DNR 37
58. Oden-Alanson DNR     Top of Michigan Trails Council  2
59. Pere Marquette Trail--Clare Segment City of Clare Clare Area Rail-Trail Committee 3
Miles of corridor Acquisition Opportunity       

 

  158  
CORRIDORS AND TRAILWAYS UNDER CONSIDERATION (not on map)

 

   
Blossomland River Trail  Local governments in Berrien County Blossomland River Trail Association 33
Oakland County Trailway Links Local government, DNR  Various 20
Trolley Line Trail (Genesee/Saginaw Co.) Local government 20
Grand Total Mileage 1311 348
                           


 

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*Funding secured for (more) surfacing

The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund has supported, or is supporting, the acquisition and/or development of several of the proposed trailways listed above. The Trust Fund receives revenue from development of State-owned oil, gas, and mineral resources.

4/2002