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From the Village of Elk Rapids, a short drive will connect you to over 300 miles of non-motorized trails for paddling, hiking, mountain biking, birding, and other recreational opportunities.

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Bounded by East Grand Traverse Bay to the west, Elk Lake to the east, Bass Lake to the north, and the Elk River. Boaters, day trippers and sunbathers seek out Elk Rapids' sandy shores, quaint shops and unique restaurants. 

Elk Rapids has received designation and is identified as a Pure Michigan TrailTown.

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