Here are some of the best bike paths in Michigan
26 miles of paved bike paths takes you through the historic Bay View neighborhood, dominated by charming Victorian-era homes in Charlevoix and Emmet counties. The trail connects at several cross roads to a number of wineries within biking distance. In the nature filled counties of Clare, Lake, Midland and Osceola is this 21 mile paved bike trail with natural overlooks. 12 miles of woods, wetlands and the beach is what this Muskegon County bike trail is known for. It is a paved trail mostly and runs right through the city of Muskegon.
How to identify the most common trees in Michigan
Sugar maples have dark gray bark with furrowed ridges, not as easily identifiable compared to other Michigan tree species. More on Sugar maples here from the Michigan DNRBeechIn southern Michigan, American beech trees grow in beech-maple forests. It is an ashy gray color and, compared to some Michigan species, is easier to identify due to its blocky bark. When comparing the white oak leaf to the red oak, it is easy to tell the difference because the red oak has pointed leaf tips. Jack pine needles are much shorter than red pine needles at a length of to 2 long.