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...
Tails to Trails Remote Four-Paw 5k
Join us, remotely, anytime between May 14 – May 23 to complete your four-pawed 5K. Don’t have a dog? No problem, use this race as a good excuse to get outside and get some fresh air, everyone is invited to this party!View
Virtual TCTC Bayshore Marathon
The 2021 Bayshore Marathon is going virtual during Memorial Day Weekend, and while we may not be volunteering at an in-person event, we can still help out our friends by participating in the event! Virtual participants will receive a Bayshore short sleeve technical t-shirt, a commemorative race bib and a finishers medal.View
6/5 R-A-B Bike Swap
Sell or buy any fun and funky or plain and practical used bikes at the 10th annual Recycle-A-Bicycle Bike Swap. This much anticipated event kicks off Smart Commute Week and is the perfect time to become the new owner of a summer cruiser or upgrade a child’s’ bike.View
27th Annual Smarter Commute Week
Smarter Commute Week is June 7-June 11, 2021. The week consists of events that promote cycling, walking, taking the bus and carpooling. Every year community members challenge each other to a friendly competition known as the Smart Commute Week Challenge. This year we will be offering free, fun, and safe grab-n-go breakfast.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 the phase I of asphalt replacement has been completed! Be on theView 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