The Hill

This trail is good for Hiking Biking XC Skiing

  • Length: 2.22 mi
  • Surface: Natural
  • Groomed: Yes
  • Organization: Little Traverse Conservancy
  • Trail Website:

The Hill offers great views of Lake Charlevoix to those who make the hike to its highest points. The 2.5 mile trail system of old two-track roads, foot paths, and mowed lanes pass through pines, hardwoods, and open meadows. Apple trees are remnants of an old farmstead. For more information about this preserve, go to

The preserve is located north of Boyne City (part of the property is located within the city limits). The entrance is on the east side of Charlevoix St.

This is a Primary Site on the Sunset Coast Birding Trail. For more information about birding opportunities at this site, go to


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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