Acme ↔︎ Elk Rapids

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Torch Lake Schematic Design Complete


The recommended alignment for the Torch Lake Township segment was presented and approved by the Torch Lake Township Board on December 19, 2023. This marks the culmination of a comprehensive schematic design process that included

Spring Trail Segment Updates


Spring has sprung early in northern lower Michigan and your trail team partners are busy planning and working to ensure that the momentum continues to build as we keep focused on our goal to develop

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,

Design for Acme to Elk Rapids Underway


Work is underway in the design development phase for Acme to Elk Rapids. Despite the early winter conditions, significant progress was made and the goal is to be meeting with landowners and community leaders about

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

Public Open House


A Public Open House was held on February 27 at the Williamsburg Event Center. TART Trails and the design team from Prein & Newhof provided presentations on the design plans thus far and reviewed the

Landowner Outreach Sessions


On Tuesday, January 22nd, TART Trails hosted outreach sessions for landowners adjacent to the proposed TC ↔ CHX Trail routes between Acme and Elk Rapids. The two sessions were well attended with 45 participating in