Agonikak National Recreation Trail

Located on the Ottawa National Forest, this 12-mile trail connects Watersmeet, Michigan to Land O’ Lakes, Wisconsin.


Length: 12.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Fitness Trail
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Snowshoeing
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Located on the Ottawa National Forest
State(s): Michigan
Counties: Gogebic
Longitude: -89.17504
Latitude: 46.26131

Driving Directions

East of U.S. Highway 45 between Watersmeet and WI State line.


Located on the Ottawa National Forest, this 12-mile trail connects Watersmeet, Michigan to Land O’ Lakes, Wisconsin. The Agonikak Trail is a component of the 38-mile Wilderness Lakes Trails’ bike and pedestrian system that traverses 2 states and encircles the Sylvania Recreation Area. The Agonikak bike and pedestrian trail can be accessed at the Watersmeet Town Park, the Ottawa National Forest Visitor Center in Watersmeet, or the Michigan Department of Transportation Rest Area located on the Border of Michigan and Wisconsin on Highway M-45. Caution should be used on the first half mile of trail in Watersmeet, which is co-located on an ATV/snowmobile route. The rest of the route is closed to motorized use.

Additional Details

Width: 127 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Elevation Low Point: 1,400
Elevation High Point: 1,600
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Document: photo - overhead
Document: Photo - Fall
Document: Photo - Traihead
Document: Photo - Sign
Website: Wilderness Lakes Trails Inc.

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Ottawa National Forest Visitor Center
E23949 US 2 East
Watersmeet , MI 49969
(906) 358-4724



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