TART Transformation 2.0

TART Transformation 2.0 will reconstruct a segment of the eastern portion of the Traverse Area Recreation Trail to the north and south of Holiday Road, providing safer trail journeys for all!

Donate Today!

Find Your Trail

The TART Trails network currently consists of several multi-use trails in Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties as well as a cross-town bike route. Our mission is to provide and promote a trail network that enriches people and communities throughout the greater Traverse region. Check out the map to learn more about the available trails!

Active Projects

TART Bayfront Improvement and Extension Project

Project Summary The Traverse Area Recreation Trail, lovingly called the TART, along West Bay is an icon of our region. Highlighting the incredible shoreline and drawing visitors from around the world, this two-mile section of

View Project

Three Mile Trail Project

Connecting the Three Mile Trail to the cluster of school campuses south of Hammond Road has been a long standing and unfinished effort. Thanks to the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy’s recent establishment of the

View Project

TART Transformation 2.0

The TART Transformation 2.0 project plans to reconstruct a segment of the eastern portion of the Traverse Area Recreation Trail to the north and south of Holiday Road. This trail section is consistently susceptible to

View Project

Support

Leelanau and Sleeping Bear Heritage trails go above and beyond helping to improve citizens’ health and providing direct economic value to local businesses. Taylor Stein, Professor of Ecotourism & Outdoor Recreation

Ways to Give Back

TART Trails is grateful for many years of support from a diverse group of outdoor enthusiasts who continue to support the organization with thousands of volunteer hours annually. Many volunteers work as trail builders, trail maintainers, office assistants, and board and committee members. It is a great way to meet new people, learn new skills, and enjoy the outdoors with your friends and family. Whatever your age or ability, we need your help.

Learn More