Manistee River Loop
16 reviews Manistee National Forest #2 hike out of 87 in
11 hrs 22 min
This is a difficult loop trail to Manistee River in Manistee National Forest.
This trail goes by Upper River Road Trailhead.
Rate this Hike
Loved it. We went south on the NCT - covered most of the way with lots of switchbacks. No water so be sure to carry enough. Filled up at Red Bridge and camped by Aquila Creeks. Lots of great camp sites in the MRT. Plenty of creeks to fill up on water on the way north. Spectacular views of the river. Great trip.★ ★ ★ ★
Manistee River Trail Loop
Combines the Manistee River Trail and North Country Trail to form a loop that is 20 miles long. Parking at the Red Bridge River Access Site on the south side of the loop.
Manistee River Trail (Weekend Hike)
Weekend Hike of about 20 miles with 2 day overnight (Friday and Saturday) or 1 day overnight(Saturday)
Winter conditions. High 25. Low 17. 4” dress snow. Light flurries during day.