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11.3 mile 18.2 kilometer loop


Ascent: 904' 276 m
Descent: -894' -272 m
High: 969' 295 m
Low: 782' 238 m


Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)


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Fast and flowy singletrack with lots of hills, rocks, and roots.

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Michigan Recreation Passport:
$11 resident , $5 motorcycle resident, $30.50 non-resident annual ($8.40 non-resident daily pass).
The park does not allow alcohol. One Way Only: This is designated as a directional trail.

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The trail is directional with the direction changing every day.


Fun trail with lots of rocks, roots, sand and some climbs. The trail sheds water well and is generally rideable right after a rain.

The first part of the trail is fairly flat and twisty. The first climb is an old creek bed and gets tough for a second before flattening back out. A few miles in you'll find some fast downhills before dropping into the pines. Lots of root filled drops give way to rocky climbs around mile 5.

There is a quick descent into a series of switchbacks and they are followed by another climb. Pick your line and hit it!

The last few miles are a mix of pine trees, rocks, short punchy climbs, and a short flat section.

There is a short two mile section north of the parking area that is quite fun. It's mostly rolling hills and small rocky/sandy/rooted climbs that will get your legs moving and your heart beating. It starts and ends at the parking area.

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Apr 27, 2019
Tony Fietz
Apr 25, 2019
Scott Pope
First good ride of season. 12.1mi
Dec 26, 2018
Carl K
Dec 16, 2018
Carl K
Nov 13, 2018
David Lieble
Just an inch of snow, great fat ride 15mi
Aug 19, 2018
Weston MJ
Jul 21, 2018
Carl K
Jul 6, 2018
Carl K
Short cut red 5mi

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Anonymous User
Anonymous User  
Fun trail and can be easy or hard as you want with the multiple short cuts. Even though the trail is separated by the parking lot, the complete trail is considered 14 miles and 1 loop. Jul 10, 2014
Eric Clarke
Eric Clarke   Chicagoland
Is the description above the order for the Yellow clockwise experience or the Orange anti-clockwork experience? I guess I'll find out on race day (yellow) :) Apr 25, 2018
Sean Evans
Allegan, MI
Sean Evans   Allegan, MI
The description is for the Orange (counter clockwise) direction. When that was written the trail was no bi-directional. Apr 26, 2018

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