Project Updates

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.

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

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

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