As we enter the summer season, days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer – which is the perfect mix for leisurely biking. With more than 155 miles of bike trails at various points in Macomb County, there’s something for anyone looking to take up or continue this healthful and fun hobby.
Don’t own a bike or have one in need of a tune up before you hit the road? No worries! There are a plethora of bike shops sprinkled throughout the county. Check out our list, which has been organized by region, to find the one nearest you:
Anchor Bay Bicycle & Fitness
35214 23 Mile Rd. | New Baltimore, MI 48047
Hamilton Bicycles & Outfitters
69329 Main St. | Richmond, MI 48062
Main Street Bicycles
5987 26 Mile Rd. | Washington, MI 48094
Stoney Creek Bike
58235 Van Dyke Ave. | Washington, MI 48094
Once you snag a new bike or get your current one tuned up, you’ll be ready to hit the road. You can ride a bike just about anywhere but if you’re looking to coast across a trail dedicated to non-motorized travel, there are a few right here in Macomb County. You can find out more about them below, again organized by location:
This trail offers the opportunity to bike around the gorgeous Stony Creek Lake on a paved 6.2-mile bike (and hike) path.
A 24-mile bike (and hike) path that starts at 24 Mile Road and Dequindre in Shelby Township and travels northeast to the City of Richmond.
This nearly 10-mile trail runs alongside Metropolitan Parkway/16 Mile Road through urban Macomb County from Metro Beach Metropark in Harrison Township and Schoenherr Road in Sterling Heights.
Clinton River Park Trail
This 4.5-mile bike (and hike) trail winds along the east bank of its namesake river in Sterling Heights through Jaycee and Heritage Parks and ends at wooden pedestrian bridge that leads into Dodge Park.
A portion of Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail that extends more than 2,000 miles from the far western tip of the Upper Peninsula to Belle Isle in Detroit, runs through parts of Warren, Center Line and Sterling Heights.