West of Baldwin, a 27.4 mile stretch of the North Country Trail runs from the Freesoil Trailhead to Bowman Lake.
To reach mountain biking at the Bowman Lake Trailhead from Baldwin, head west on 52 Street. The road winds southwest and becomes 56th Street. The trailhead is located across the Marquette River.
Overall, North Country Trail - Freesoil To Bowman Lake is the 30th most popular mountain bike trail of all 37 mountain biking rides in Michigan.