Acme Connector

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Acme Connector Wayfinding Signage Installed


Critical navigational signage on the Acme Connector was produced and installed by Image360. We are grateful for the wayfinding signage that allows trail users to easily navigate along the trailway.

Acme Connector Is Completed


The trail segment through the KOTI development property has been completed and the entirety of the trail is fully open for use. This completed central trail section is a pivotal safe community connection. 

Acme Connector Ribbon Cutting


The first official segment of the Nakwema Trailway officially opens. On October 25, advocates, funders, state and local elected officials, partners, and trail enthusiasts all came out to cut the ribbon and celebrate the new

Breaking Ground on the Acme Connector


On May 3, a hearty group of community leaders, advocates and enthusiasts came out to break ground for the trail connection in Acme–no bad weather could stop us! Team Elmer’s is now busy constructing the new

Acme Connector Campaign Receives $75,000 Boost


The fundraising campaign to get the Acme Connector on the ground received a big boost on June 18 thanks to a challenge match provided by the Oleson Foundation, Tri-County Bicycle Association – DALMAC Fund, and Aspire North Realtors.℠ Through July, every gift from private donors towards the Acme

Introducing the Nakwema Trailway


On behalf of TART Trails and Top of Michigan Trails Council, together with Networks Northwest, we are thrilled to introduce the Nakwema (nah-KWAY-mah) Trailway, formerly known as the TC  CHX Trail!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Nakwema, Ojibwe for “where paths connect”, spans over 45 miles,

Michigan Natural Resources Grant Announced


At the southernmost segment of the Traverse City to Charlevoix Trail, the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund announced a $300,000 grant award to Acme Township for the Acme Connector Trail. This significant milestone will help

Preliminary Design Approved for Acme to Elk Rapids


On June 17, 2019, the Elk Rapids Village Council unanimously voted to support the preferred alignment of the Acme to Elk Rapids Segment of the Traverse City to Charlevoix Trail. The preferred alignment was developed

First Trailhead Opens in Acme


The newly developed Bayside Park in Acme is the first official trailhead for the TC↔CHX Trail. The grand opening for the beautiful waterfront park and trailhead was held on May 18 following years of hard work spearheaded by Acme

State Provides 2.4M to Support the Trail


The approved State of Michigan budget included $2.4 million to support trail development along the TC-CHX corridor. Thanks to the support of local and state partners, including MDOT and MDNR,  along with Senator Wayne Schmidt