Huron NF OHV Trails

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Mack Lake Campground

The Mack Lake and Meadows Trail Systems traverse the western portion of the Huron National Forest, creating a 158.6 mile trail with 13 trailheads.  Two campgrounds, both with trailheads in the campground, are located along this trail system, or visitors can choose one of the many other campgrounds around the forest and trailer their OHV's to one of the trailheads.  A reservation is not needed for these sites, all sites are first come, first served.

This trail is open to highway legal OHV's 50"  in width.

The Bull Gap Hill Climb Area is also located in this area.  The hill climb is a sandy hill, 2/10's of a mile long at a 30 - 40% grade.

The Huron ORV Trail is a 45.4 mile out and back trail located on the eastern portion of the Huron National Forest.  This trail has four trailheads and is located near Oscoda.  This trail is open to highway legal OHV's 50" in width.

A 30.8 mile stretch of the MCCCT is located in the western portion of the Huron National Forest.  This trail is open to highway legal vehicles 40" in width.

At a Glance

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.
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
For a full list of ORV regulations for Michigan, consult the MI-DNR ORV Handbook website.
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