Our Best Nature Hikes Near Manchester
These are some of our favorite nature walks near Manchester, MI, in the southwest section of the county. If you’re an avid hiker or just want to go for a walk and enjoy the scenery, consider one of these local trails.
A peaceful walk to the River Raisin through a wetland habitat.
Located on the western side of the county, this 67-acre preserve is a pocket remnant of what Michigan looked like before farming cleared most of Washtenaw County.
In an area highly altered by agriculture, logging and development. The Nan Weston Preserve serves to protect the remaining native ecosystems and provide stopover habitat for migrating birds.
Overview The Walk Starting at the parking lot, the trail heads east into the woods at the base of the hill. The trail branches as short distance in, either direction is OK as the trail is a loop, however it’s steeper to the left/south so it only depends on if you want a steep grade…