Hiking The Highbanks Trail

The 22nd most popular hiking trail in Michigan.

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Southeast of Tawas in the Huron-Manistee National Forest, the Highbanks Trail is a 7 mile hiking route with views of the Au Sable River Valley. There are two trailheads: Iargo Springs and Sid Town Village.

Overall, Highbanks Trail is the 22nd most popular hiking trail of all 32 hikes in Michigan. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Highbanks Trail including Manistee River Trail, Hungerford Trail, North Country Trail - Marilla To Dilling, North Country Trail - Freesoil To Bowman Lake and Corsair Trails.

Highbanks Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  HMNF (989) 739-0728; Michigan Tourism (800) 543-2937.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Michigan" from Roger Storm

Best Season:  Apr. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here https://www.fs.usda.gov/hmnf/

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  4/2/2018

ID:  14896

Highbanks Trail Hiking Map


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