Beginner Off-Road Trails Near Vicksburg, Michigan

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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