Greenstone Ridge Trail

United States United States

Worth knowing

The Greenstone Ridge Trail runs for a length of 65 kilometers through Michigan in the United States.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 3 days to walk the Greenstone Ridge Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are completely self-sufficient..
There are no grocery stores along the way, so you have to take all the food you need with you for the entire trail.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Greenstone Ridge Trail

65 km
Elevation gain
1.150 m
Elevation loss
1.150 m
Highest Point
Mount Desor / 418 m
Lowest Point
Lake Superior / 184 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
65 km
1.150 m
1.150 m
Mount Desor
418 m
Lake Superior
184 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Greenstone Ridge Trail
  • in a tent/tarp
Solitude on the Greenstone Ridge Trail
Wilderness / Virtually no people and no settlements

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Arrival to the Greenstone Ridge Trail

You will arrive via Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Fähre / Zug. Duration approx. 9 hours.

Departure from the Greenstone Ridge Trail

Departure is via Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Fähre / Flugzeug / Zug. Takes about 9 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Greenstone Ridge Trail

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