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Hiking Trails
Trails in and around the Irish Hills

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Hiking in the Irish Hills

Hidden Lake Gardens
6214 Monroe Rd, Tipton, MI 49287
Phone: (517) 431-2060
www.hiddenlakegardens.msu.edu
Come feast your senses on the palette of colors and vistas and sounds of the Gardens in summer. Everywhere you turn you will be treated to the bounty of nature.

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Hayes State Park/Lake Hudson RA/Cambridge Historical Site
1220 Wamplers Lake Rd, Onsted, MI 49265

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5 Mile Clark Lake Spirit Trail
Surrounds Clark Lake, Clarklake, MI
http://clarklakespirit.com
The approximately 5-mile Clark Lake Spirit Trail, dedicated to the memory of Tom Collins, late owner of the Beach Bar, is open to the public. It goes the entire circumference of Clark Lake. Walkers and bikers may park at the county park on Ocean Beach Road or the Columbia Township Park on Hyde Road. Maps available at the Beach Bar, the Irish Hills Chamber of Commerce and other businesses in Clark Lake.

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Mac Cready Reserve
9243 Skiff Lake Rd., Clarklake, MI

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McCourtie Park (The Bridge Park)
12715 E. Chicago Rd, Somerset, MI 49282

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Hiking Beyond the Irish Hills

Camp Sequoia
2675 Gady Rd, Tecumseh, MI 49286
Phone: (517) 264-5531
www.sequoiacamping.com
With over 100 acres of nature preserve like park, the property displays beautiful scenic landscape, wetland and wildlife which can all be accessed by our miles of well groomed walking trails. We offer over 100 RV sites with water, electricity, fire ring and picnic table. Rustic sleeping cabins are also available for rent, along with kitchen and dining hall, a quaint log cabin chapel, in-ground swimming pool and privately owned fishing lakes with canoe and row boat rentals.

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The Dahlem Conservancy
7117 South Jackson Rd., Jackson, MI 49201

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Falling Waters Trail
1992 Warren Ave., Jackson, MI 49203

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Chi-Bro Park
209 Ann Arbor St, Manchester, MI 48158
Phone: (734) 428-7877 
Chi-Bro Park (9.3 acres) has a 3.5 acre spring-fed pond, small dam, grassy area, woodlot, nature trail, swing sets, two grills, benches and picnic tables, timber-frame pavilion, wood play structure, two sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits and outdoor ice rinks. A designated cross-country track extends through the park into adjacent property and is also used by the high school teams.

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Nan Weston Preserve at Sharon Hollow
Easudes Rd at Jacob Rd, Manchester, MI 48158
Phone: (734) 428-7090
248 acres offer a vast array of trees, spring wildflowers and numerous types of birds. Open to the public for bird watching, cross-country skiing and walking.

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Sharon Hills Preserve
Sharon Hollow Rd, Manchester, MI 48158
Phone: (734) 428-7090
67-acre nature area offers a forest area, wetlands and open areas. Located in the Sharon Short Hills area, this hilly terrain is ideal for cross-country skiing. Open to the public for bird-watching, cross-country skiing and walking. Some sections of the trail pass through dense older forests.  Others pass through remnant oak savanna and tall-grass prairie.  The trails in this preserve are marked with white triangles as they pass over sandy and rocky glacial deposits.

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Sharon Mills Park
5701 Sharon Hollow Rd, Manchester, MI 48158
Phone: (734) 971-6337
This park, the first county-owned park in Southwest Washtenaw County, was restored by Henry Ford in the 1930s. The Mill, most recently used as a winery, was constructed in 1835 and is listed on both the state and national Register of Historic Spaces. The County is currently developing the 6.3 acre site, located on the River Raisin, and will include a museum with interpretive programs, fishing and picnic areas and canoeing.

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Sharonville State Game Area
Sharon Valley Rd & Norvell Rd, Manchester, MI 48158
Phone: (517) 522-4097
Located in Southwest Washtenaw County and a portion of nearby Jackson County, this area consists of 6,000 acres and offers hiking, hunting, canoeing, fishing and target shooting areas. Game hunting includes deer, squirrel, pheasant and wild turkey.

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Falling Waters Trail
1992 Warren Ave, Jackson MI 49203
Phone: (517) 787-9442
www.fallingwatertrail.org
The Falling Waters Trail is a major east-west component of the Jackson County Regional Trail plan, connecting Cascades, Ella Sharp, Lime Lake and Swains Lake parks in south-central Michigan’s Jackson County with the city of Jackson. The Trail has been dedicated as a Jackson County Park.

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The Dahlem Conservancy
7117 South Jackson Rd, Jackson, MI 49201
Phone: (517) 782-3453
www.dahlemcenter.org
Colorful gardens, luscious forests, green prairies, rolling meadows, marshes and ponds dapple over 300 acres and highlight Michigan's changing seasons. With five miles of hiking trails, including a half-mile special needs trail, unique exhibits and year-round educational programs, visitors can spend the day exploring the great outdoors and discovering the wonders of nature.

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Lake Hudson Recreation Area
5505 Morey Hwy, Clayton, MI 49235
Phone: (517) 445-226
Reservations: (800) 447-2757
Lake Hudson Recreation Area has 2,796 acres of recreational opportunities around Lake Hudson. The park, which lies in southeast Michigan, offers premier muskie fishing and game hunting. The terrain is gently rolling with a mixture of open brush land to mature hardwood forest, with some pockets of open meadows mixed in. A new beach area provides an excellent place for sunbathing and swimming.

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Tourism Irish Hills Michigan


Irish Hills offers enjoyment and beauty in EVERY season!

For more information about Brooklyn-Irish Hills and a free map of the area, please
visit the Brooklyn-Irish Hills Chamber of Commerce website or call (517) 592-8907.

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