Betsie River Pathway

This trail is good for Hiking Biking XC Skiing

  • Length: 8.03 mi
  • Surface: Natural
  • Bike Type: Mountain
  • Organization: Michigan DNR
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The Betsie River Pathway is an MDNR hiking, biking, and cross-country ski trail located to the west of the Betsie River. The larger loop to the east is flat and in the woods. The smaller loop trail to the west has more varied terrain and wanders through meadow and wooded areas, and along a creek and the Betsie River.

The trail is located six miles west of Thompsonville via M-115, King Rd & Longstreet Rd. 


Note: Not all sections of each trail are approved for every activity listed for the trail as a whole. Please click on individual trail sections to see approved activities for that section.

Map Legend

  • Trail Head
  • Historical Site
  • Beach
  • Natural Feature
  • Campground
  • Park
  • Cultural Interest
  • Scenic View
  • Educational Interest
  • Visitor Center
  • Emergency Care
  • Water Access
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife or Nature Viewing
  • Trail Friendly Business


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