Hiking/X-Country Skiing5 miles W of ManistiqueTrail Distance - 2 Miles
Indian Lake State Park is located on Indian Lake, the fourth largest inland lake in the Upper Peninsula with an area of 8,400 acres. It is six miles long and three miles wide.
Indian Lake State Park Trail Map 205 kb
Hiking/BikingLake Superior State Forest12 Miles NE of Melstrand at South Gemini Lake State Forest CampgroundTrail Distance - 1.5 Miles
Schoolcraft County Environmental Lab
Hiking/Snowshoeing6 Miles NE of Manistique7 Trail Loops - 1.79 Total Miles
The Schoolcraft County Environmental Laboratory is a system of trails located on 80 acres of wooded township land, a couple of miles east of the town of Manistique. The purpose of the Lab is to provide hiking, nature appreciation and environmental education opportunities for the general public and local schools.
Environmental Lab - View Map Online
Environmental Lab - Downloadable Map 202 kb
Hiking/X-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing30 Miles N of ManistiqueTrail Distance - 2 Miles
This 2 mile long loop trail meanders along the edge of Colwell Lake and is surfaced to be fully accessible to people with mobility impairments. The trail is particularly stunning in the fall, and also is popular in the winter as a snowshoe trail.
Colwell Lake Trail - View Map Online
Colwell Lake Trail - Downloadable Map 2.29 mb
Hiking/Horseback RidingHiwatha National Forest - 30 Miles NW of ManistiqueTrail Distance - 26 Miles
Pine Marten Run is a 26 mile system of hiking and horseback riding trails located in the Ironjaw Semiprivate Area approximately 30 miles northwest of Manistique in Schoolcraft County, Michigan.
Pine Marten Run - View Map Online
Pine Marten Run - Downloadable Map 1.55 mb
AuTrain CampgroundTrail Distance - 2 Miles
Since it opened in 1989, the Au Train Songbird Trail has offered a new way to learn bird identification. There are all sorts of guide books out there for telling one bird from another, but this unique audio guided interpretive trail allows you to learn birds by their song.
Bay Furnace Campground - 1 Mile W of ChristmasTrail Distance - 1/8 Mile
This very short, accessible trail encircles the stabilized ruin of an 1870 blast furnace where iron was made until 1877. One of the last remaining structures of its kind in the U.P., it is also a good place to view Lake Superior and Grand Island. Interpretive signs show how the furnace operated and explain its unique history, including its construction, damage by fire, and partial preservation.
E of Rapid RiverTrail Distance - .9 Miles
This hard-packed, easily accessible trail takes the visitor through a 200 year old hemlock forest on the shore of Little Bay de Noc. Because of its geographic setting, the area was a focal point of human activity and includes Native American sites and the foundations of an old resort hotel complex. Abundant historic photographs and oral history quotations on interpretive signs tell the Maywood story.
Trail Distance - .1 Miles
Located in a grassy clearing, interpretive panels show what the camp buildings looked like and describe everyday life there. Visible features include old foundations and the newly replaced flag pole. Photographs on the panels and quotations from CCC veterans make Camp Round Lake the Great Depression, and the C.C.C. come alive for visitors.