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Cartier Park Bike Trail

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3.4 Miles 5.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

315' 96 m

Ascent

-314' -96 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

697' 213 m

High

617' 188 m

Low

Shared By David Maclean

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This trail is 3.5 miles of tight to moderately twisty singletrack for the beginner/intermediate rider.

David Maclean

Dogs Leashed

Features -none-

Family Friendly Difficult sections are easily avoided. Paved multi-use trails wind through the park. This trail is adjacent to a campground and provides access to Lincoln Lake.

Need to Know

This trail is easily linked up with Memorial Tree Park and the Ludington School Forest Trails to create the 10-mile Ludington Urban Singletrack route.

Description

This 3.5-mile trail can be ridden in either direction, with the best option being to ride one lap one direction and a second lap the other direction. The southernmost section of trail is the fastest with smooth, longer-radius turns. The westernmost section has tighter corners with small undulations.

As you reach the northwest corner, there is a very tight and twisty stretch that works its way up and down a small hillside. This section can be avoided by following the "easier route" signs. The northeastern area drops down into a grove of hemlock trees and winds around a small stream. As you reach the very northwest corner, there are views of Lincoln Lake.

The trail is best suited for the beginner to intermediate rider. Cartier Park also has a paved multi-use trail, campground, dog park, and access to Lincoln Lake.

Contacts

Local Club: Shoreline Cycling Club

Land Manager: City of Ludington

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Jul 31, 2018
Lisa Prado
Awesome. Technically but fun
Jul 31, 2018
Ian V.H.
Great trails. Perfect for beginners/intermediate level riders. Recommend. 2mi
Jul 2, 2018
Scott Denby

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  3.8 from 6 votes

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