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Guided Backpacking: Highland North Loop

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Beginner-friendly instructional and guided backpacking adventure.

  • 40 US dollars
  • Highland Recreation Area - 2899 E Livingston Rd, Highland Charter Twp, MI 48356


Welcome to Highland State Recreation Area in Highland, Michigan! This introductory-level guided and instructional backpacking adventure will explore Highland's intrepid "North Loop" trail. Setting off from the E Livingston Road trailhead, this 2.2 mile trek traverses the rolling pines, mature pine forests, and stunning prairie grasslands of Highland's northern sections. Perfect for first-time or new-ish backpackers, this introductory-level day trip includes instruction on how to properly plan for a backpacking trip, tips on packing your backpack, and practical field training on proper form and pacing - all while exploring one of the Highland's "hidden gem" trails, the "North Loop." Don't forget to bring all of your gear, including - as always - your spirit for adventure! Additional facts regarding this trail: Meeting Point: Main "MTB Trailhead" parking lot off of E Livingston Road. Elevation Gain: 111 feet Trail Rating: Easy Route Orientation: Loop Parking Specifics: Michigan Recreation Passport required for parking at the MTB Trailhead



To cancel or reschedule a guided service, please contact us at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled trips. NO REFUNDS will be issued in the event of (i) cancellation within 24 hours prior to the start time of a trip, (ii) a guest does not attend the trip, or (iii) a guest arrives later than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time for a trip.


(734) 821-6416

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