As used in this part:

(a) “Advisory council” means the Michigan trails advisory council created in section 72110.

Terms Used In Michigan Laws 324.72101

  • Advisory council: means the Michigan trails advisory council created in section 72110. See Michigan Laws 324.72101
  • Council: means a trail management council established pursuant to section 72106. See Michigan Laws 324.72101
  • Department: means the department of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.72101
  • Department of natural resources: means the principal state department created in section 501. See Michigan Laws 324.301
  • Director: means the director of the department or his or her designee. See Michigan Laws 324.72101
  • Equine access locations: means open access roads, management roads, forestry access roads, 2-track and single-track trails that are not wildlife paths, staging areas for pack and saddle animals to be dropped off or picked up, and associated wilderness campsites. See Michigan Laws 324.72101
  • Fund: means the Pure Michigan Trails fund created in section 72109. See Michigan Laws 324.72101
  • Statewide trail network: means the statewide trail network established in section 72114. See Michigan Laws 324.72101
  • Trail: means a right-of-way adapted to foot, horseback, motorized, or other nonmotorized travel. See Michigan Laws 324.72101
  • Water trail: means a designated route on a body of water. See Michigan Laws 324.72101

(b) “Council” means a trail management council established pursuant to section 72106.

(c) “Department” means the department of natural resources.

(d) “Director” means the director of the department or his or her designee.

(e) “Equine access locations” means open access roads, management roads, forestry access roads, 2-track and single-track trails that are not wildlife paths, staging areas for pack and saddle animals to be dropped off or picked up, and associated wilderness campsites.

(f) “Forest road” means that term as defined in section 81101.

(g) “Fund” means the Pure Michigan Trails fund created in section 72109.

(h) “Governmental agency” means the federal government, a county, city, village, or township, or a combination of any of these entities.

(i) “Pack and saddle trails” means trails and equine access locations that may be used by pack and saddle animals.

(j) “Pure Michigan Trail” means a trail designated as a “Pure Michigan Trail” under section 72103.

(k) “Pure Michigan Water Trail” means a water trail designated as a “Pure Michigan Water Trail” under section 72103.

(l) “Pure Michigan Trail Town” means a “Pure Michigan Trail Town” designated under section 72104.

(m) “Rail-trail” means a former railroad bed that is in public ownership and used as a trail.

(n) “Statewide trail network” means the statewide trail network established in section 72114.

(o) “Trail” means a right-of-way adapted to foot, horseback, motorized, or other nonmotorized travel. Trail also includes a water trail.

(p) “Water trail” means a designated route on a body of water.