Sanford Rail Trail Update!

The Trail is Now Open from the N. 7 Mile Road/Saginaw Road Parking Lot in Sanford and West


The Pere Marquette RailTrail is 30 miles of paved, flat, scenic trail between Midland and Clare, Michigan. It is recognized as one of twenty-five Rails to Trails Conservancy Hall of Fame trails in the US.

Pere Marquette Rail Trail
Pere Marquette Rail Trail

Links to connecting Trails:

Pere Marquette State Trail – southern segment

From Clare to Reed City, MI: visit the Friends of Clare County Parks & Recreation website

Pere Marquette State Trail – northern segment

From Reed City to Baldwin, MI: visit the Facebook page of the Rail to Trails, Lake County website

Chippewa Trail

From the Chippewa Nature Center to the Tridge 3.5 miles – map

A check for $8,900 for the purchase of a new infrared crack repair machine was presented by the Friends of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail to the Midland County Parks Commission on November 4. Pictured are Parks Chairman, Jim Sperling (left), along with Friends PMRT President, Mark McCartney (center) and Treasurer, Joe Malan (right)

Support your Trail by purchasing a membership to the Friends of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail!