Shore to Shore Trail - central segment

This trail is good for Hiking Horseback Riding

  • Length: 90.24 mi
  • Surface: Natural
  • Terrain: Variable
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The Michigan Shore to Shore Trail is over 220 miles long that connects Lake Huron to Lake Michigan. Primarily used by horseback riders, the trail is also open to hikers and cross-country skiers. The trail features horse camps complete with privies and wells at approximately 18 to 25 mile intervals. Most of the camps overlook lakes or rivers. The central segment runs from southwestern Oscoda County to Grand Traverse County.Some sections of the Shore to Shore Trail share segments with snowmobile trails. 


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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