Hike the North Country Trail: Manistee River Section

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Distance

19.8 miles

Elevation Gain

2739 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

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This 19.8 mile out-and-back trail is great for any level as you can go as short or as far as you'd like.

This trail is perfect for backpacking, hiking, trail running, snow shoeing, or cross country skiing! The North Country Trail in the Manistee River section is 19.8 miles long, out and back. Depending on the distances you plan to cover, the trail ranges from beginner - advanced use. Given the elevation gain, make sure that all in your party are of able physical health.

Dogs are allowed on the trail, if kept on leash or within owner control. The North Country Trail winds through the United States for approximately 4,600 miles. The North Country Trail was established in 1981, and is well maintained for use year-round. 

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Fitness
Chillin
Camping
Skiing
Snowshoeing
Backpacking
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
River
Wildflowers

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As Advertised!

This section of the North Country Trail is just as advertised: well maintained, easily accessed, scenic, and with all the beautiful Creation one can expect to enjoy walking through the north woods of Michigan. There were even some great spots to camp along the trail.

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