We hope you are staying active, healthy and safe. Please remember to follow physical distancing recommendations while you are out on the trails for your commute or recreation. Stay safe and practice social responsibility.

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Find Your Trail

The TART Trails network currently consists of several multi-use trails in Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties as well as a cross-town bike route. Our mission is to provide and promote a trail network that enriches people and communities throughout the greater Traverse region. Check out the map to learn more about the available trails!

Active Projects

Boardman Lake Loop Trail

Community partners have completed 4 miles of the Boardman Lake Loop Trail, providing trail users with a special opportunity to enjoy a wooded trail perfect for walking, running, bicycling and relaxation. Completing the Loop will

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TART Transformation

Nearly 30 years after its construction in 1990, portions of the TART are now in need of significant upgrades and replacement. New asphalt be widened, ensuring another 30 years of safe, comfortable and year-round connections. Trail assessments

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Boardman River Trail Project

The first section of the Boardman River Trail is complete and provides 7 miles of newly constructed single-track trail connecting Mayfield Pond Park to the North Country Trail. Additionally, we are thrilled to have recently

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Leelanau and Sleeping Bear Heritage trails go above and beyond helping to improve citizens’ health and providing direct economic value to local businesses. Taylor Stein, Professor of Ecotourism & Outdoor Recreation

Ways to Give Back

TART Trails is grateful for many years of support from a diverse group of outdoor enthusiasts who continue to support the organization with thousands of volunteer hours annually. Many volunteers work as trail builders, trail maintainers, office assistants, and board and committee members. It is a great way to meet new people, learn new skills, and enjoy the outdoors with your friends and family. Whatever your age or ability, we need your help.

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