Dog Walking

The Boardman Valley Nature Preserve follows the Boardman River south from South Airport Road to the Grand Traverse Nature Reserve.
The Commons Natural Area is a beautiful 140-acre resource near the heart of Traverse City. Miles of hiking trails wander up, down, and around woodlands, streams, meadows, and wetlands.
A large natural area just west of downtown Traverse City with miles of nonmotorized trails.
Kid's Creek Park is a hidden gem of natural area tucked into the hustle and bustle of Traverse City's commercial corridor.
The Miller Creek Nature Reserve is a 88-acre park right behind the Grand Traverse Crossings Mall.
An unforgettable experience for all outdoors enthusiasts to enjoy!
This active recreation park ecompases 45 acres of park land within the city limits.
One of the most unique park settings anywhere!
A 2-mile trail along the east side of Boardman Lake.
As of November 2011, the first phase of the trail is complete connecting the Grand Traverse Commons to West Junior High..
The 15.5 mile Leelanau Trail is a non-motorized pathway connecting Traverse City to Suttons Bay.
A nearly 2-mile long paved trail that parallels US-31 from 14th St to South Airport Rd near the Grand Traverse Mall.
A 10.5 mile long paved urban trail with an eastern end point at M-72 (Bates Road) in Acme Township and a western end point at the M-22/M-72 intersection in Traverse City.
A paved 2-mile long trail following along Three Mile Road from the State Park beach to South Airport Road.
Located in the Pere Marquette State Forest, the Vasa Pathway features a series of loops (3K, 5K, 10K, 25K) that offer users a variety of challenges from easy to difficult.

This website is managed by a partnership of community organizations.

For more information, contact
Grand Traverse County Parks & Recreation

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