Beginner Offroad Trails Near Alger

Geels South Loop

Geels South Loop is a fast paced 50" trail, roughly 25 miles long. It contains mostly shallow sand with some soft dirt, in the wooded sections. The trail is well maintained with intersections clearly marked.…
Total Miles
21
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Big Bear

Big Bear is a fifty-inch trail designed to be ridded by 50 Inch ATVs, dirt bikes, and quads. The general make up of this trail is black dirt with some sandy spots in fresh timber…
Total Miles
12.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Crapo Creek Trail

Crapo Creek Trail (Pronounced Crap-oh) is a fifty-inch trail designed to be ridded by dirt bikes and quads. The general make up of this trail is black dirt with some sandy spots in fresh timber…
Total Miles
16.5
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Pigeon River Roaming

Mostly dirt roads through a state forest. In the spring time, it's easy to find mud if you want to get your tires wet. There are many lakes in the area. It's mostly flat, without…
Total Miles
10.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp

Marl Creek Road 765/760

This trail starts out as 765 and then turns into 760 south of North County Line Road. There is a sand bowl on the trail immediately after North County Line Road. Then turns into Marl…
Total Miles
5.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Hunters Road

Like many "roads" in Michigan, this is a two-track trail. Sandy, mild, and enjoyable. The last section of the trail north of Wolverine road was pretty tight. A full-size vehicle can fit, but not if…
Total Miles
1.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Red Bridge Trail

Red Bridge Trail is a fifty-inch trail designed to be ridden by 50 Inch ATVs, dirt bikes, and quads. The general makeup of this trail is black dirt and sand. There is more sand in…
Total Miles
26.2
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa / Sp

LP 767

LP 767 is a very well-maintained sand trail. All signage is very clear and main intersections are well parked. In some areas the sand gets a little thick, but nothing that any stock all-wheel drive…
Total Miles
12.4
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Canadian Lakes Trail 1

This is a nice little trail that is very easily accessible and good for beginning off-roaders. You enter the trail near the entrance to the local community and continue on a narrow path through the…
Total Miles
2
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp

LP 76/7

LP 76/7 is two trails combined, but they split about a mile in. It is a very well-maintained sand trail. All downed trees are cut and pulled out of the immediate way. In some areas…
Total Miles
9.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Tree Jumping

Great trail if you want some adventure. We encountered lots of downed trees and limbs. We cleared the trail of the smaller limbs and trees. Bigger trees are blocking the trail but making the trail…
Total Miles
9.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Tin Cup Springs Motorcycle Trail

Tin Cup Motorcycle Trail is a wider more flowy motorcycle trail. The terrain switches from sand to sod with rocky stretches and features a few different hill climbs of varying grades as well as water…
Total Miles
19.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

SE Little Manistee Route (344E)

Fun trail with soft sand (when dry) that snakes through beautiful forest scenery. There are some long straight sections with good visibility, which allows for higher speeds, but it is very transited, so be prepared…
Total Miles
8.9
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

NE Little Manistee Route (344)

Fun trail with a lot of sand, banked turns make it flow nicely but beware it's a very transited trail so keep alert be prepared to slow down and move to the side for oncoming…
Total Miles
7.5
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su

Croton To White Cloud

Croton to White Cloud offers a "back roads" option for traveling. This section of trail is primarily forest & seasonal roads. Although it is possible for a 2WD vehicle to travel this route be aware…
Total Miles
13.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa