Zippie's Ski Trail

VASA Pathway

Address: Vasa Pathway Trailhead Williamsburg, MI 49690
Countie(s) trail is located in: Grand Traverse
Trail Type(s): Camping <> Cross Country Skiing <> Hiking <> Mountain Biking <> Snowshoe
Trail Measurement: 16.7 Miles Total (3K, 5K, 10K, and 25K)
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Recreation Passport Required: Yes
Trail Length in Miles: 16.70 (Miles)


7 miles E of Traverse City via US-31, Bunker Hill Rd & Bartlett Rd

16.7 miles, groomed ski, hike, bike

One of Michigan’s premier pathways is located on State land within the Unit in Grand Traverse County. The 16.7-mile VASA Pathway, utilized by cross-country skiers, mountain bikers, runners, walkers, and naturalists, features a series of loops and trails that offer both challenging and easier routes for every level of user. Managed under agreement with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Grand Traverse County, and TART Trails (Traverse Area Recreation Trail), the VASA Pathway is home to: the North American VASA Ski Race, Grand Travers Classic, Women’s Ski Tour, The Iceman Cometh Challenge Bicycle Race and many high school racing events. The VASA Singletrack is one of the DNR’s only dedicated mountain bike pathways and is located within the VASA Pathway area and contains nearly 13 miles of single-track, bike trail.

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References and More Info

  • DNR
  • Compass Latitude: 44°45’02.8″N
  • Compass Longitude: 85°29’36.3″W
  • Numeric Latitude: 44.750782
  • Numeric Longitude: ‘-85.493408
  • Elevation in Feet:
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  • Trail Measurement: 16.7 Miles Total (3K, 5K, 10K, and 25K)


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