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Majestically Beautiful, Great Mountain Bike Single Track

Glacial Hills is one of my favorite single tracks for biking. It's not rocky or rooty and has a... read more

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exposure67
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Michigan
Weekly Snowshoe

I live close to the trail head so I hike here often. Signage has greatly improved, along with the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andi B
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Bellaire, Michigan
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Reviewed yesterday

Glacial Hills is one of my favorite single tracks for biking. It's not rocky or rooty and has a lot of wonderful climbs and downhills. It's breathtakingly gorgeous. The trails cross and intersect a lot and it can be a bit difficult to navigate. They...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank exposure67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live close to the trail head so I hike here often. Signage has greatly improved, along with the up keep and clearance of debris. I love putting in the miles here

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andi B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this beautiful natural area! Great hiking and many different trails. Pet friendly. Awesome day in nature.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Snoil54
Reviewed 7 January 2019

I have hiked the Glacial HIlls Pathway and Nature Area in both the summer and winter months. It's a great place for a hike as well as with snowshoes. The loops range from short to long and are easy to hike. I have always felt...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ABSPORTSFAN
Reviewed 31 December 2018

We visited in the winter and saw an excellent groomed for winter fat tire bike trail (11 miles ) that we want to come back and try- but today we hiked the Bear Den trail (~3 miles) it was a little icy from being packed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kimbaree
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Went for a morning hike before the front passed through with rain. It was overcast but comfortable and the scenery was gorgeous. The fall colors were colorful and seemed more intense because it was overcast. The trails themselves are well marked and easy to follow....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TRbeer
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great trails for mountain biking, hiking, running or walking. Loops from 1/2 mile to over 10 miles ... nearly 30 miles in total. The network of trails looks like spaghetti, but don't worry, it's nearly impossible to get lost (see photo). Throughout the network, there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Amazing system of trails winding thru beautiful woods! Easy access close to Bellaire so can get busy, special trail for fat tire mountain bikes in the winter closed to hiking☹️. Can do a variety of trail combinations to fit your needs.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank john and linda h
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Glacial Hills is a large network of trails located just outside of Bellaire that can be enjoyed by the entire family. Hiking, running, and especially mountain biking. Variety of well marked trails let you loop for varying distances. Be warned that it is not flat!...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jim E
Reviewed 27 April 2017

PRESERVE is easy to find- their website has a map to locate- it has many miles of trails thru hill & glen.... and the BEST signage I have ever seen marking trails--you will NOT GET LOST. THERE is a lot of logging going on there...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JOLIOLIO2014
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