Bull Gap ORV Hill Climb and Trailhead
Bull Gap Hill Climb is the ONLY designated motorized ‘Open Area Riding’ on the Huron-Manistee National Forest. The sand hill is 0.2 mile and at a 35 - 40% grade.
Bull Gap is open to all vehicles with a valid DNR ORV trail sticker. If you chose to use hill climb in a vehicle 50” wide or less, you are required to use the 50” return trail to return to the bottom of the hill. Users in motor vehicles greater than 50” are required to use the full-size motorized vehicle return route.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Annual services at the site will resume for spring on April 15.|
|Operational Hours:||Open - 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.|
|Permit Info:||Special Use Permit -
|Open Season:||April 15 - October 31|
|Busiest Season:||Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend|
|Restrictions:||As a visitor to the National Forest, you are asked to follow certain rules designed to protect the Forest, natural resources and to provide for public safety of visitors. These rules are available to you on-line or at any office of the Huron-Manistee National Forests. Please take time to read and understand them. General Topic orders apply across the Forests. Applicable Orders -
|Operated By:||Mio Ranger District - (989) 826-3252|
From Grayling -
- Travel east on M-72 for 30 miles.
- Go straight and continue east on S. River Rd. for 5 miles.
- Turn right and travel south on FR 4332 for 2 miles.
- Turn right and travel west on FR 4276 for 1 mile.
- The site is located on the right.
Location - Mack Lake Trail System, Bull Gap Hill Climb
Nearby Recreation Areas -
- Mack Lake ORV Trail
County - Oscoda
Seasonal and Other Information -
- This site is not gated in the off season.
- This site is not maintained in the winter:
- Access road and/or parking lot are not plowed.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
OHV Open Area Riding
|Parking:||40 vehicle capacity - with trailers|