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Learn more about TART Trails and our mission to make every home a trailhead!

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

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

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TART Bayfront Improvement and Extension Project

Project Summary The planned 2023 MDOT reconstruction of Grandview Parkway between Garfield Avenue and Division Street provides opportunities for a better non-motorized network and community connections. What could take this project from good to great

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Traverse Ridge Trail

TART Trails is collaborating with SEEDS and the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy on a pilot program to construct .5 miles of sustainable single-track trail behind the Oleson Plaza. This trail is part of a

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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.

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