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Things to Do at Manton Trails



Manton is surrounded by both the Pere Marquette State Forest and the Manistee National Forest. It is a quiet and scenic part of Northern Michigan that keeps visitors coming back year after year. A true example of a year-round recreation destination, Manton has plenty of things to see and do .The relatively rural area supports a charming downtown with boutique shopping and a large outdoor pavilion music stage with surrounding park. Morel mushroom hunters flock in the spring time, while the fall season provides beautiful views. In the winter, abundant snowfall allows for quality snowmobiling and cross country skiing opportunities; neighboring downhill ski resorts are only a short drive away! Snowmobile trails criss-cross throughout the City of Manton with designated routes and the snowmobile trail just north of Manton leads all the way to the Mackinac Bridge!

Lake Billings sits within the city limits and provides fishing, swimming beaches, boating and canoeing every summer. The Manton Pathway & Garden provides for a 1.5-mile nature walk great for bird watching and seeing other small animals. There are bridges to cross and benches staggered to stop along the way.