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.
The Miller Creek Nature Reserve is a 88-acre park right behind the Grand Traverse Crossings Mall.
One of the most unique park settings anywhere!
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.