The regional trails, blueways, parks, preserves, and conservation facilities are defining aspects of the communities in St. Clair County and are greatly valued by residents and visitors.
The Blueways of St. Clair encompasses over 150 miles of water trails on 17 unique paddling routes along 10 different waterways through St. Clair County. The blueways provide a wide variety of natural and urban paddling experiences that can accommodate people of all ages and abilities.
Bridge to Bay Trail
The Bridge to Bay Trail is a 54-mile paved pathway that runs through 13 different units of government, roughly from the Blue Water Bridge in Port Huron to the City of New Baltimore. Portions of the trail are made up of and connected by a combination of shared-use pathways, paved road shoulders, and on-street bike lanes.
Wadhams to Avoca Trail
The Wadhams to Avoca Trail is a non-motorized rail trail that includes the 640-foot long Mill Creek Trestle.
Great Lake to Lake Trail Route #1
This 275-mile non-motorized trail connects Port Huron to the City of South Haven along Lake Michigan. It was mostly built on remnants of the original Michigan Air Line Railroad, which was one of Michigan’s first major railroads running from Port Huron to Niles, Michigan.
The Great Lakes Way
The Great Lakes Way will be a set of interconnected greenways and blueways that stretches from southern Lake Huron to western Lake Erie, passing through St. Clair, Macomb, Wayne and Monroe Counties. The trail system will incorporate approximately 16o miles of greenways and approximately 156 miles of blueways.
The St. Clair-Macomb Birding Trail consists of 38 bird viewing sites in St. Clair and Macomb Counties. The area houses a wide variety of resident and migratory birds due to its diverse habitats, accessibility to numerous water bodies, and its location along the Atlantic and the Mississippi flyways.