Hungerford Lake For Mountain Biking

The 17th most popular mountain bike trail in Michigan.

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North of Grand Rapids and west of Big Rapids in Newyago County, the Hungerford Lake Recreation Area has a gently rolling 13 mile loop for mountain biking through big oak forest known as the Hungerford Trail.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Big Rapids, head west on SR20 for 8.5 miles. At Norwich Town Hall, turn north on Cypress Avenue for 0.5 miles. At the cemetary, turn east on Hungerford Lake Road for 0.5 miles. Turn north on FS5134 for 0.25 miles to the trailhead parking area.

Note: water may not be available at this recreation area.

Overall, Hungerford Lake is the 17th most popular mountain bike trail of all 37 mountain biking rides in Michigan. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Hungerford Lake including Cadillac Pathway, Big M Mountain Bike Trail, North Country Trail - Marilla To Dilling, North Country Trail - Freesoil To Bowman Lake, Huron-Manistee National Forest and Mackenzie Bike TrailWhite Pine Trail.

Hungerford Lake Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  HMNF (231) 775-2421; Spoke & Gear (616) 796-4122; Michigan Tourism (800) 543-2937.

Recommended Book:  "Trail Atlas Of Michigan" from Dennis Hansen

Best Season:  Apr. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Hungerford Lake Campground

GPS:  43.59441, -85.61559

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  8/20/2016

ID:  6162

Hungerford Lake Mountain Biking Map


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