About TART Trails
TART Trails, Inc is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that formed in 1998 when four individual trail groups in the Traverse City area united to create a stronger force for recreation and alternative transportation in northwest Michigan.
Led by 5 staff and 13 volunteer board members, TART Trails’ mission is to enrich the Traverse area by providing a network of trails, bikeways and pedestrian ways; and encouraging their use.
TART Trails is dedicated to providing recreation and transportation opportunities through preserving open space corridors, building trails and advocating for active living and outdoor recreation. Our work includes negotiating easements, hosting annual events that promote healthy lifestyles, and defending cyclist and pedestrian interests.
A record number of volunteers attended our recent Annual TART Trails’ Ambassador Training. Visit our Trail Ambassador Page if you missed it or if you’d like to help.
Thursday, September 3rd: Join us for the Suttons Bay Kiosk Ribbon Cutting from 12:30-1pm.
Saturday, September 19th: The Leelanau Harvest Tour features 20, 40, 65 & 100 mile courses all winding through Leelanau County as the colors begin to show. Proceeds benefit TART Trails.
Saturday, October 31st: The 7th annual Zombie Run 5k run/walk starts at Right Brain Brewery. Costumes are not required but are highly encouraged. Proceeds benefit TART Trails.