TART Trail

This trail is good for Hiking Biking

The TART Trail is a paved urban transportation and recreation corridor that connects you to downtown Traverse City, commercial businesses, restaurants, beaches, natural areas, parks, and local neighborhoods. The trail runs between M-72/Bates Rd in Acme Township and Carter Rd in Traverse City, where it links to the Leelanau Trail. Parking is available at several parks and public parking lots near the trail.

The TART Trail is part of a larger system of trails that includes the Boardman Lake Trail, Three Mile Trail, Mall Trail, and the Leelanau Trail.


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

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