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Get fresh air and enjoy a hike, bike on scenic trails


Social isolation doesn’t mean you should spend all your time locked up indoors. Get outside and talk a walk, a long walk.

Fortunately, Metro Detroit is home to a multitude of scenic trails where you can get out and seriously stretch your legs, enjoy some elbow room and breathe in fresh air. Many studies have shown the benefits of spending time in nature for people who are stressed or battling anxiety. Aren’t we all a bit stressed and anxious these days?

We’ve compiled a selection of scenic, enjoyable hiking trails in Metro Detroit, most of them a short drive from home. You’ll find trails winding through thick woods, wetlands and around lakes, over rolling, sometimes rugged terrain and offering plenty of space for solitude. We’ve steered away from well-known urban parks, knowing it’s better for all of us to avoid areas where there might be more people.


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