Lake Michigan Trails Network

Bike, Drive, Hike & Paddle Lake Michigan

Can you imagine Lake Michigan becoming a world-class recreational touring destination? Residents and visitors in all four states surrounding Lake Michigan would have easy access to paddling, biking, hiking and driving trails around this amazing natural asset. With over 1,600 miles of shoreline and over 22 million people within a two-hour drive, this system can be a totally unique trail experience and have a significant economic impact.

Become part the Lake Michigan Trails Network! Add your name to the growing list of supporters of this multi-modal trail of unprecedented scale and stay informed on progress. Sign and return the resolution or a letter of support electronically to your Lake Michigan Trails Network state representatives.

Illinois Laurie Morse

Supporting Partners:

Michigan Nancy Krupiarz

Supporting Partners:

  • City of Hart
  • City of North Muskegon
  • City of Norton Shores
  • City of Whitehall
  • Fruitland Township
  • Hamlin Township
  • Laketon Township
  • Lincoln Township
  • Mason County
  • Oceana County
  • Niles Township
  • Pentwater Township
  • Pere Marquette Charter Township
  • Saugatuck-Douglas Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Sodus Township
  • Southwest Michigan Regional Planning Commission

Indiana Christine Livingston

Supporting Partners:

  • Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission

Wisconsin Angela Pierce

Supporting Partners:

Lake Michigan Trails

Lake Michigan Trails Network’s Vision

One lake, four states, an all American travel destination that connects people to adventure and exploration on multi-modal trail systems which allow continuous recreational travel around Lake Michigan, at or near the shore in the shoreline states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin.