Best Hikes Near Detroit and Ann Arbor

Best Hikes Near Detroit and Ann Arbor

by Matt Forster

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ISBN-13: 9781493006199
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 07/02/2013
Series: Best Hikes Near Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 27 MB
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About the Author

Matt Forster is the author of innumerable articles and Explorer's Guide Colorado.  Matt has camped, hiked, canoed, biked, swum, antiqued, art galleried, toured, or simply explored nearly every corner of Michigan. Matt explores Michigan from Goodrich where he lives with his wife, Kim, and their daughter, Abby.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 1

Introduction 2

How to Use This Guide 9

Map Legend 11

Trail Finder 12

The Hikes Detroit 14

1 Lake Erie Metropark 16

2 Pointe Mouillee State Game Area 21

3 Sterling State Park 27

4 Oakwoods Metropark 33

5 Crosswinds Marsh Wetlands Interpretive Preserve 38

6 William P. Holliday Forest & Wildlife Preserve 43

7 Ojibway Prairie Provincial Nature Reserve 48

8 Maidstone Conservation Area 53

Ann Arbor 58

9 Maybury State Park 60

10 Matthaei Botanical Gardens 65

11 Furstenberg Nature Area and Gallup Park 70

12 Nichols Arboretum 75

13 Bird Hills Nature Area 80

14 Brauer Preserve 85

15 Waterloo State Recreation Area 90

16 Pinckney State Recreation Area 96

17 Hudson Mills Metropark 102

18 Brighton State Recreation Area 107

19 Huron Meadows Metropark 112

20 Island Lake State Recreation Area 117

21 Kensington Metropark 122

22 Lyon Oaks County Park 127

Metro Detroit and Points North 132

23 Proud Lake State Recreation Area 134

24 Highland State Recreation Area 140

25 Seven Lakes State Park 146

26 Dauner Martin Sanctuary 151

27 Holly State Recreation Area 156

28 Indian Springs Metropark 161

29 Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area 167

30 West Bloomfield Woods Nature Preserve 172

31 Orchard Lake Nature Sanctuary 177

32 Lloyd A. Stage Nature Center 182

33 Stony Creek Metropark 187

34 Wolcott Mill Metropark 192

35 Cranberry Lake Park 197

36 Bald Mountain State Recreation Area 202

37 Independence Oaks County Park 208

38 Ortonville State Recreation Area 213

39 Metamora-Hadley State Recreation Area 218

40 Seven Ponds Nature Center 223

The Art of Hiking 229

Further Reading 245

Clubs and Trail Groups 246

Hike Index 247

About the Author 248

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