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Backpack the Manistee River Trail Loop

Mesick, Michigan

23 mi

Manistee River: Hodenpyl Dam to Rainbow Bend

Mesick, Michigan

34.85 mi / 2474 ft gain

Backpack the Manistee River Trail

Mesick, Michigan

4.0
17.6 mi

Hike the North Country Trail: Manistee River Section

Mesick, Michigan

5.0
19.8 mi / 2739 ft gain

Hike the Rollways on the North Country Trail

Kingsley, Michigan

4.0
3 mi

Manistee River Trail South

Harrietta, Michigan

4.63 mi / 663 ft gain

North Country Trail: Manistee River Section

Harrietta, Michigan

19.55 mi / 2621 ft gain

Pine River Kayak

Wellston, Michigan

8.73 mi / 522 ft gain

Michigan Legacy Art Park

Thompsonville, Michigan

1.83 mi / 269 ft gain

Places to stay

Seaton Creek Campground

Mesick, Michigan

Seaton Creek Campground

Traverse City KOA

Buckley, Michigan

Traverse City KOA

Peterson Bridge

Wellston, Michigan

Peterson Bridge

Platte River Campground

Honor, Michigan

Platte River Campground

Gleasons Landing

Lake Township, Michigan

Gleasons Landing

D.H. Day Campground

Empire, Michigan

D.H. Day Campground

Guides and stories

72 Hours in the Winter Wonderland of Traverse City, Michigan

72 Hours in the Winter Wonderland of Traverse City, Michigan

Holly Mandarich

Everything You Need for a Winter Getaway in Traverse City, Michigan

Everything You Need for a Winter Getaway in Traverse City, Michigan

Holly Mandarich

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