Over 3,000 miles of trails on the Great Lakes, Inland Lakes, and Rivers await your canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard!
Choose a region and prepare for your adventure!
Michigan DNR invited residents to vote for their favorite water trails via social media and an online voting contest, and the results are in! Here are the top 11 water trails as voted by the public, as well as a few honorable mentions. Michigan is home to fantastic paddling opportunities, so get out and explore some of these great water trails today!
*These areas are not yet managed as water trails. Look for more information on these areas in the future!