Rockport Trails

This trail is good for Hiking Biking Horseback Riding

A state-designated Dark Sky Preserve located on the shores of Lake Huron, north of Alpena, Rockport includes a deep-water protected harbor, an old limestone quarry of approximately 300 acres, a unique series of sinkholes, a dedicated Natural Area (Besser Natural Area) and a broad range of land types, vegetative cover, cultural resources and recreation opportunities. Visitors will enjoy over 23 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails at Rockport! (Photos: Friends of Rockport)

A smart phone and/or compass is recommended as some of the trails are difficult to traverse with a long distance between signs.


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

Trail Photos


UV Index

Trail Documents

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