Located in Michigan, the hiking in Traverse City is known for two nice hiking trails. The best Traverse City hiking based on popularity are considered to be Alligator Hill Trail and Lost Lake Path. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Traverse City hiking trail below.
Northeast of Traverse City and southwest of Glen Arbor in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the Alligator Hill Trail is a network of looping trails totaling 9 miles open to hiking. This rolling terrain passes through maple/beech forest and pine plantations. The trails are also shared with horseback riders in the summer, and used by nordic skiers in the winter.