Cedar Creek Motorsport Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

OHV/ATV/Motorcycle Trails

The trail is along flat to rolling terrain. The hilliest section is south of the staging area. The trail parallels Cedar Creek for several miles and has two bridge crossings. The entire trail is marked with orange triangle confidence markers. The trail is a 24-mile, single-track trail.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted. Forest quiet hours apply.
Area Amenities: Parking
Fees No Fee
Permit Info: Special Use Permit -
  • No special use permit is required for individuals or small groups (74 people or less).
  • Permits are required for commercial, event or large groups (75 people or more).
Visit the Passes and Permits section for more information on obtaining a special use permit. ORV Sticker - OHVs must display a valid ORV Sticker as required by State law. ORV Stickers may be obtained from the State of Michigan.
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: April to November
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 -
  • Motorized Vehicle Use of Roads, Trails and Off-road Areas; R904-14-02
  • Occupancy and Use - Developed Recreation Areas, Dispersed Areas, Being Publicly Nude, Marine Prohibitions, Parking and Sanitation; R904-14-03
Allowed - OHV's 50" or less in width Prohibited - Highway Legal Vehicles 50" or more, Motorized Over-snow Vehicles, Any Motorized Vehicle 50" or more
Closest Towns: Holton, Twin Lake, Muskegon
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Baldwin White Cloud Ranger District - 650 N. Michigan Ave. PO Box D, Baldwin, MI 49304
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General Information

General Notes:

Location -  Cedar Creek Motorsport Trail

Nearby Recreation Areas - Holton Motorcycle Trail    

County -  Muskegon  

Seasonal and Other Information -

  • This site is not gated during the off season. 
  • This site is maintained in winter:
    • Access road and/or parking lot are not plowed.


From Muskegon -

  • Travel north on US-31 for 5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel northeast on M-120 for 6 miles.
  • Turn right and travel east on Ryerson Rd. for 2.5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel south on Linderman Rd. for <.1 mile.
  • The site is located on the left.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


OHV Riding & Camping

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OHV Trail Riding

This trail is graded.

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Parking 25 vehicle capacity - with trailers