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!
Bike bells, Jerseys, Hats, Hoodies and More
Outfit your ride with one of our flashy and functional bike bells. We’re on a mission at TART Trails to provide a Bell for Every Bike. Support trails while practicing proper trail etiquette!Shop
Art on the TART
Art on the TART features artworks in multiple disciplines, and includes year-round public art installations as well as temporary exhibitions and community art. Learn more about where to find trailside art...
The trails are for everyone. Let's all remember to use care, caution and control out on the trails at all times. Read more about proper trail etiquette...
6/19 Juneteenth Block Party presented by Northern Michigan E3
Connect with your community at the Juneteenth Block Party presented by Northern Michigan E3, Saturday, June 19 from 2-6 pm at F&M Park. The event will begin with educational programming, followed by a block party-style celebration with food trucks and local artisans.View
7/16 2021 Tour de TART
The 2021 Tour de TART presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network is Friday July 16, 2021. This year 300 people of all ages will hit the TART and Leelanau Trails for an evening ride that begins in Traverse City and ends at North Park in the Village of Suttons Bay.View
Boardman Lake Loop Trail
Completing the Loop will showcase the region’s natural, cultural and recreational resources—the trail will help share the story of both the Boardman River’s and the community’s transformation by highlighting our unique freshwater environment and featuringView Project
The TART Transformation Project, which includes asphalt replacement, landscaping, public art and improved access through trail connections began in Spring of 2021. Currently, phase I of asphalt replacement and phase II of landscaping has beenView Project
10th Street Trailhead Project
The goal of the 10th Street Trailhead project along the Boardman Lake Trail is to transform this underutilized public space into an enriching environment for everyone to enjoy – placemaking is at the very heartView Project
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.Learn More