LANSING, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – The Great Lakes state boasts than 13,000 miles of designated state-managed trails, and everyone is encouraged to explore them during Michigan Trails Week.

Michigan Trails Week is September 17-24, and officials with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) says that’s the perfect time to explore those state-managed trails, along with thousands of miles of local, county, and federally managed trails and pathways.

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In addition, Michiganders can walk those trails in style. The DNR announced that Great Lakes Proud is selling merchandise and apparel, with a portion of proceeds going back to help the state preserve its parks, trails, and waterways.