The Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance participates in a number of special events to advocate for expansions in our trail networks as well as to raise vital funds for our work to build, connect and promote trails.

Michigander Bicycle Tour

Named one of the “Top 10 Multi-Day Rides in America” by Bicycling Magazine, The Michigander combines beautiful trails, Great Lakes beaches, lighthouses, rivers, virgin white pines, and a healthy serving of brewpubs.The Michigander Bicycle Tour is also a part of the Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. This challenge endorses local, regional and state events consistent with the Governor’s Council mission to promote healthy choices, while offering a physical activity event open to all participants, regardless of skill level or age.


Explore Tawas City, Oscoda, Lupton, Rose City, Higgins Lake, Cadillac, Tustin, Leroy, Reed City and Evart on the 2019 Michigander

2-Day Weekend, July 13-14
6-Day Tour, July 13-18

The 28th annual Michigander Bicycle Tour will take place July 13-18 on the Sunrise Side, featuring a 2-day and 6-day ride that showcases Lake Huron, the Iron Belle Trail and the 100th Anniversary of the Michigan State Parks as it travels along the Huron National Forest across northeastern Michigan. Riders will enjoy the Rifle River Recreation Area, Higgins Lake State Park and William Mitchell State Park as they travel along the Iron Belle and the Fred Meijer White Pine Trails, as well as a portion of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail.

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Upcoming Events (check back soon for further details)

Detroit Bike to Work Day

Legislative Hike

Legislative Kayak Outing

Great Lake-to-Lake Trails Route #1 Inaugural Ride

Trails Week

Michigan Trails Annual Awards


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