Vasa Pathway

Vasa Pathway of Grand Traverse County, Michigan

Hiking Vasa Pathway Cross Country Skiing Vasa Pathway Mountain Biking Vasa Pathway

Trail Distance:

Trail Length: 16.7 (Miles)


7 miles E of Traverse City via US-31, Bunker Hill Rd & Bartlett Rd

Trail Description:

Phone Number: (231) 922-5280

One of Michigan's premier pathways is located on State land within the Unit in Grand Traverse County. The 16.7 mile VASA Pathway, utilized by cross country skiers, mountain bikers, runners, walkers, and naturalists, features a series of loops and trails that offer both challenging and easier routes for every level of user. Managed under agreement with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Grand Traverse County, and TART Trails (Traverse Area Recreation Trail), the VASA Pathway is home to: North American VASA Ski Race, Grand Travers Classic, Women's Ski Tour, The Iceman Cometh Challenge Bicycle Race and many high school racing events. The VASA Singletrack is one of the DNR's only dedicated mountain bike pathways and is located within the VASA Pathway area and contains nearly 13 miles of single-track, bike trail.

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