Leelanau State Park Trails

This trail is good for Hiking XC Skiing

  • Length: 7.13 mi
  • Surface: Dirt, Boardwalk, Bridge, Woodchip, Sand, Erosionarea, Steps
  • Groomed: Yes
  • Organization: Michigan DNR
  • Trail Website: michigandnr.com

Leelanau State Park's trail system is located to the south of the lighthouse and campground, on a separate piece of parkland. Here, nearly 8 miles of trail roll through mature hardwoods and down to a sandy beach along Cathead Bay. Trails are groomed during the winter.

See the MDNR site for state park info. Check out MichiganTrailMaps.com for trail details and a map. 


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


UV Index

Trail Documents

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