Seven Bridges

This trail is good for Hiking XC Skiing

  • Length: 0.75 mi
  • Surface: Natural
  • Organization: Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy
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Seven Bridges is best known for its rustic wooden bridges built across the Rapid River and its adjacent tributaries. The natural area has over one mile of frontage along this scenic, cold water trout stream, and roughly one mile of trail and boardwalk. Most of the hike is through floodplain forest dominated by cedar leading to the bridges four bridges that exist today. All of the bridges located near the site of an old sawmill. The remains of the operation's mill dam can still be seen when crossing the first three bridges. 


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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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