Beginner Offroad Trails Near Battle Creek

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

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

Cedar Creek Motorsport Trail (South Loop)

Cedar Creek terrain is flat to rolling with sandy soil and feels like a motocross track through the woods. The North loop is 10 miles long and the South loop is 14 miles long. The…
Total Miles
12.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Cedar Creek Motorsport Trail (North Loop)

Cedar Creek terrain is flat to rolling with sandy soil and feels like a motocross track through the woods. The North loop is 10 miles long and the South loop is 14 miles long. The…
Total Miles
9.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Forest Road 9219

This is an easy beginner off-road trail. Access is right off of M-120 just North of Twin Lake, Michigan. The trail is very easy with nothing very technical, unless you are snow-wheeling. You can stop…
Total Miles
2.2
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa

M-20 Motorsport Trail

The M-20 Loop is a 50-inch sandy trail that is in the Manistee National Forest. This two-way loop is a well-used trail located on the north side of M-20 just east of White Cloud Michigan.…
Total Miles
14.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

Forest Road 5300

The trail has mild trails with a few wet areas. The trail passes next to the White River in places close to Horseshoe Lake. There are a few boondocking spots where you can camp along…
Total Miles
1.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa

5525 Forest Road

This is a short an easy forest road, starts and ends in paved roads, there are a few dispersed camp sites (only allowed on the West side of the trail). Mostly flat and very easy…
Total Miles
1.7
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su

Rothbury Forest Loop - FS 9292

Forest Service Road 9292 is an easy, fun off-road trail for beginners. Located less than 3 miles from US-131 Highway in Rothbury, Michigan, this route is easily accessible. There is a sandy section near the…
Total Miles
5.2
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp