Oscoda Snowmobile Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This trail is located wthin Oscoda County.  A map is located on the MI-DNRE website.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Winter maintenance begins when snow is at least 4 inches deep.
Permit Info: A Michigan Snowmobile Permit is required for all snowmboiles on National Forest System lands.  See the MI-DNRE website for information on how to obtain a permit. 
Open Season: December 1
Best Season: December to March
Busiest Season: December to March
Restrictions: Snowmobiles may be operated on designated trails and roads during the winter season.  When available, there are links to on-line maps on each trails web page.  For more information on snowmobile regulations visit the MI-DNRE website
Closest Towns: Mio
Operated By: Mio Ranger District - 989-826-3252

General Information

Directions:

From Grayling -

Hughes Lake Rd. ORV/Snowmobile Trailhead

  • Travel east on M-72 for 30 miles.
  • Turn right and travel south on M-33 for 9 miles.
  • Turn left and travel east on Hughes Lake Rd. for 1 mile.
  • The site is located on the left.

McKinley ORV/Snowmobile Trailhead

  • Travel east on M-72 for 30 miles.
  • Turn left and travel north on M-72/M-33 for .5 miles.
  • Turn right and trvel east on McKinley Dr./F32.
  • Turn right and travel southon Evans Rd. for .25 miles.
  • The site is located on the right.

M-72/Mio Snowmobile Trailhead

  • Travel east on M-72 for 29 miles.
  • The site is located ont eh right.

 

From West Branch

Lupton ORV/Snowmobile Trailhead

  • Travel east on M-55 for 5 miles.
  • Turn left and travel north on M-33 for 11 miles.
  • Turn right and travel east on Heath Rd. for 5.5 miles.
  • Turn left and travel north on Doll Rd. for 2 miles.
  • The site is located on the right.

South Branch ORV/Snowmobile Trailhead

  • Travel east on M-55 for 5 miles.
  • Turn left and travel north on M-33 for 11 miles.
  • Turn right and travel east on Heath Rd. for 11.5 miles.
  • The site is located on the right.

Parking:

Hughes Lake Rd. ORV/Snowmobile Trailhead

  • 10 vehicle capacity - with trailers

McKinley ORV/Snowmobile Trailhead

  • 30 vehicle capacity - with trailers

M-72/Mio Snowmobile Trailhead

  • 10 vehicle capacity - with trailers

Lupton ORV/Snowmobile Trailhead

  • 10 vehicle capacity - with trailers

South Branch ORV/Snowmobile Trailhead

  • 20 vehicle capacity - with trailers

Activities


Winter Sports

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Snowmobiling