Hike the North Country Trail: Michigan 20 to South Nichols Lake Section

1299 W 1 Mile Rd, White Cloud, MI, United States - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Just outside of White Cloud, Michigan, this trail is perfect for a variety of skill levels and activities (trail running, hiking, birding, camping, snowshoeing, cross country skiing). This trail is 4.3 miles long, and features scenic lake views and wildflowers.

The trail is recommended for use from April to October. Dogs are allowed on this trail if kept on leash. 

Photos: Huron-Manistee National Forest Service


4.3 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

134 ft Gain




Camping, Snowshoeing, Backpacking, Hiking

Dog Friendly

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!


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