Regular Events

Please check our Facebook page for the most up to date event information


Guided Group Hikes: Join Don Hirt to enjoy hiking along the trail through the natural area. Check the home page for the date, time and starting location each week or follow Glacial Hills on Facebook to receive invitations to the next hike! 


Guided Group Bike Rides:  Wednesday nights at 5:30, meet in the alley behind Short's Brewing Company in Bellaire. The pace of this group ride will be based on participants each week. The ride generally lasts two hours and riders are encouraged to stick around for a pint and conversation at Short's afterwards!


Special Events
Short's Glacial Hills Challenge Bike Race - 3rd Sunday in August

The Glacial Hills Challenge is a destination race for mountain bikers from all over the state of Michigan! The Challenge is back as a part of the Championship Points Series, which draws riders from Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, and even the Upper Peninsula to take on the twists and turns of Glacial Hills. Glacial is the second of three events in the Northern Michigan Mountain Bike Association's Trail Series, which is supported by Short's Brewing as well. Take on the Traverse City Trail Festival, Glacial Hill Challenge (3rd Sunday in August) and Bear Claw Epic to experience three of Northern Michigan's premier trail systems! 



Host your event at Glacial Hills!

Glacial Hills Pathway is available to host up to 3 sponsored events each year.  If you are interested in hosting an event on the trail email