Coal Wood Riding Trail For Dirt Biking

The 27th most popular offroad motorcycle trail in Michigan.

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South of Shingleton, the Coal Wood Trail is a 14 mile dirt biking route along an old railroad grade through northern hardwood and red pine stands. The route is marked and easy to follow. It runs between Hwy M-94 East and Hwy M-94 West.

The Coalwood Trail begins on M-94 south of Shingleton and ends at Stillman. Covering 14 miles of hard packed surface, segments of the trail are open to different users, including ORVs, mountain bikers, and pedestrians.

East Trailhead: Located just south of Shingleton, a sign marks the eastern trailhead on the west side of M-94. There is no parking at the trailhead, but spaces may be available at or near one of the business on M-28 in Shingleton.

West Trailhead: The Stillman trailhead is located on the west side of M-94 West, about 6 miles from the M-28/M-94 intersection. Limited parking is available along the Stillman Road. This trailhead also serves the Haywire Grade Motorized Trail.

Overall, Coal Wood Riding Trail is the 27th most popular dirt bike trail of all 63 dirt biking rides in Michigan. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby Coal Wood Riding Trail including Grand Island National Recreation Area and Bay City Lake Riding Trail.


Local Contact(s):  HNF (906) 387-3700; Michigan Tourism (800) 543-2937

Recommended Book:  "Michigan Off Road Guide" from Off Road Venture

Best Season:  Oct. - Dec.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  primitive island campsites

Luxury Loding:  Pinewood Lodge, Au Train (906) 892-8300

Breakfast Restaurant:  Sydneys, Munising

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Coal Wood Riding Trail Dirt Biking Review

GPS:  46.36587, -86.53524

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  9/23/2018

ID:  16257

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