Beginner Off-Road Trails Near DeWitt, Michigan

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

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

Evart to Sunrise Lake Trail

This is a nice wide trail that winds its way through part of the Cadillac Forest from Evert to Sunrise Lake. It can be run in either direction north or south. There is some mud…
Total Miles
9.7
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

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

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

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

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

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

Horseshoe Motorcycle Trail Part 5

This motorcycle loop is a fast, wider offshoot of the rest of the Horseshoe Motorcycle Trail. In some sections, it is very rooted, and tight. Most of the trail is light sand or hard-packed dirt,…
Total Miles
4.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

Horseshoe Motorcycle Trail Part 3

This motorcycle trail contains sharp turns, tight trees, and banked corners with some whoops. In some sections, the trail is very rooted. Most of the trail is light sand or hard-packed black dirt. In multiple…
Total Miles
2.4
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

Horseshoe Motorcycle Trail Part 1

This motorcycle trail contains sharp turns, tight trees, and banked corners. In some sections, the trail is very rooted. Most of the trail is light sand or hard-packed dirt, with a few wet spots. In…
Total Miles
5.4
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / 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

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

Forest Road 5301

The forest road is mostly sand with a little mud in spots. The road becomes very uneven and forces lower speed. A lower clearance vehicle may damage the front facia. When you get near the…
Total Miles
1.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Sp

Little "O" Motorsport Trail

Little "O" is a 50-inch ORV trail that lends itself more towards a Motorcycle single track. The Trail is generally a easy well burmed flowing trail that has few obstacles and limited whoops. The catch…
Total Miles
34
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa